The Church of Ascension, Yekaterinburg

#3 of 42 in Historic Sites in Yekaterinburg
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Sitting at one of the highest spots in the town, The Church of Ascension boasts a bright blue-and-white facade, shiny gilded domes, and Baroque-style ornaments. Dating back to 1792, the church ranks among the oldest in town. Recently restored, it brightens up its surroundings and serves as a temple for the devotional community. See the old icons and gilded details inside and read information about the last Russian tsar, Nicholas Romanov, and his family, who were executed at this church's original location. Use our Yekaterinburg online travel route planner to add The Church of Ascension and other attractions to your Yekaterinburg vacation plans.
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  • When going to visit the Church on Blood one will also see the nearby Church of the Ascension of the Lord with its light blue and white exterior. It stands on Yekaterinburg's highest hill (290m asl...  more »
  • It’s a beautiful church just behind church on the blood. Definitely worth stopping for a photo on a nice day  more »

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