Visit site

Related Pins

Church of the Savior of the Spilled Blood, St. Petersburg, Russia.

"Sunset & Russia" ~ Church of Our Savior on The Spilled Blood ~ St. Petersburg, Russia • by Luís Henrique Boucaul via Flickr

Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Saint Petersburg, Russia (by tango- on Flickr)

Russian Orthodox Church, Jerusalem. In the crypt here is found the uncorrupted body of G.D. Elizabeta (Ella), wife of Grand Duke Serge Romanov and sister of Tsarina Alexandra. Ella and Alix were granddaughters of Queen Victoria of England. After she was widowed, Ella became an Orthodox nun and nurse. She was subsequently canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.

The amazing Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia, built in late 19th century in a medieval Russian style.

Twenty Columned Hall, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

The Peter and Paul Fortress; established by Peter the Great on May 16, 1703 on small Hare Island by the north bank of the Neva River, the last upstream island of the Neva delta. Built at the height of the Northern War in order to protect the projected capital from a feared Swedish counterattack, the fort never fulfilled its martial purpose - rebuilt in stone from 1706-1740.

One of my basecamps.... The architecture is breathtaking. Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

Singer building - St Petersburg, Russia. Built in the late 19th Century by the American Singer Sewing Machine Company, this building was put to official use by the Soviet Government after the Revolution. Fortunately the building has survived almost totally intact as it is a masterpiece of Art Nouveau commercial architecture.

St. Petersburg, Russia by Eva -- Russian architecture is stunning!

The Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood,St Petersburg, Russia