Church on the Blood, Yekaterinburg

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Dedicated to the Romanov sainthood, Church on the Blood standsĀ on the spot where the last Emperor of Russia, Nicholas II, and his family were executed. After being held captive during the Russian Civil War, Tsar Nicholas and his family, which included the famous Grand Duchess Anastasia, were killed. Bolshevik leaders carried out the executions in the Ipatiev House in 1918, which was demolished by Soviet forces in the 1970s. Visit the ornate Russian Orthodox church, built on the siteĀ in 2003. Arrange your visit to Church on the Blood and discover more family-friendly attractions in Yekaterinburg using our Yekaterinburg journey builder website.
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  • The construction of the church began in 1883 by order of Alexander III, as a memorial to his father, Tsar Alexander II, at the site of his assassination. The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood has....  more »
  • If you have a passion for Russian history & the Romanov family, cannot recommend a visit to Church on the Blood. Spectacular interior, beautiful paint work filled with gold religious ornaments...  more »

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