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Saviour on the Blood from Griboedov Canal Waters by M-EK

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© 2012 Mary-Elizabeth Kadlub

Perhaps the most famous and in my opinion beautiful landmark in the city I’m beginning to love.

Church of the Saviour on the Blood proudly stands as a monument to Alexander II. As far as I know, it never was a functioning church.

“A competition was announced and Alfred Parland received first prize for a design created in collaboration with Archimandrite Ignatius (I.V. Malyshev). As Alexander III desired, the project was carried out in the style of Russian architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries. Consequently, the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, completed as late as 1907 and better known as the Church of the Saviour on the Blood, became the most exotic structure in St. Petersburg.”

Excerpted from “Saint Petersburg Guide: History, Architecture, Museums… Suburban, Palace-and-Park Ensembles” – ISBN # 5-88654-150-0.

Taken in St. Petersburg, Russia.

June 23, 2012

Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS – Digital Elph
Canon Zoom Lens 10x IS
6.3-63mm 1:3.4-5.6

I desire to glorify God through all avenues of life and bless others in the process. Taking images of what He’s created with His hands, then sharing them – unrefined, is part of my expression.

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  • Karen Stackpole
    Karen Stackpoleover 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature in my "BUILDINGS’ collection for 27.06.2012

  • Vicki Spindler (VHS Photography)
    Vicki Spindler...over 2 years ago


  • M-EK
    M-EKover 2 years ago

    Thanks for the encouragements!

  • dher5
    dher5over 2 years ago


  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • finepix
    finepixover 2 years ago

    What a fantastic Church and well captured Mary x

  • Thanks for your kind words.

    – M-EK

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thanks for your kind appreciation. I highly recommend visiting this site in person!

    – M-EK

  • LudaNayvelt
    LudaNayveltover 2 years ago

    stunning capture

  • Thanks for the affirmation Luda.

    – M-EK

  • Cynthia Broomfield
    Cynthia Broomf...about 2 years ago

    Great Capture,

  • Thanks Cynthia.

    – M-EK

  • karina5
    karina5over 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your wonderful features! I love these onion towers. Do you come from St: Petersburg?

  • Спасибо вам Кариничка! I am not from SPb, but I get to live here for the time being. The city lends itself to lovely captures.

    – M-EK

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