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Church of the Savior
Standing along the Griboedov Canal, the Savior on Spilled Blood also referred to as the Church of the Resurrection was built in honor of Alexander II who was assassinated in 1881. The church is located on the place where a young man who opposed Alexander's reforms threw a bomb into the Tsar's carriage.

The construction was funded by the imperial family with the support of many private donors. It took more than 20 years to build the church, which was completed in 1907.

The Savior on Spilled Blood has a similar architectural style to that of the St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow. The 5 onion-domes of the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood are covered in jeweler's enamel. Moreover, it is decorated with hundreds of semiprecious stones such as topaz, jasper, mountain crystal and Italian limestone. Multicolored and breathtaking, the church stands out from other buildings in Saint Petersburg.

The mosaics based on the paintings of Vasnetsov, Nesterol, and Vrubel both on the inside and on the outside of the church, covering 23130 square feet, is one of the biggest collections of mosaic in Europe. 20 granite plates depicting the major events of Alexander II's reign also decorate the exterior of gorgeous church.

Nevertheless, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood has sadly undergone severe damages during World War II and it took 27 years to restore it.

See it on following tours

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 28, 2019

7 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Enjoy the classic 4+ star program, seeing the major highlights of two gorgeous Russian capitals and taking advantage of the best guides, downtown hotels and good value for money.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Going to Russia is always an unforgettable experience to remember for years and years! Enjoy top sights of Moscow & St. Petersburg: from the beauty of the Red Square and the Kremlin to Peterhof Parks and Catherine's Palace, with our tailor-made private tour.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 28, 2019

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Find your inspiration and fall in love with genuine Russia, exploring the must-sees of Moscow and St. Petersburg with the professional local guides, our signature service, and the best value for money.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 26, 2019

11 days

3 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg

Set off on an unforgettable small group tour and see the best of extraordinary Russia. Stay in the centrally located hotels, enjoy guided sightseeing tours, see the highlights of Moscow, St Petersburg, the Golden Ring, and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Private tour | Classic, Heritage, Soul

Premium tour to Russia
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Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

16 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Suzdal | Saint Petersburg | Petrozavodsk | Kizhi Island

Get an in-depth exploration of Russia during the fully-customizable private tour with included Russian visas and best hotels that covers it all: ancient towns called "Russian Vatican", the gorgeous region of Karelia, Kizhi Island and traditional villages, as well as the unmissable sights of both capitals, Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Private tour | Platinum, Heart

Platinum Venice of the North
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Flexible

7 days

1 city

1 country

Saint Petersburg

Embark on an incredible journey to Russia's northen capital - Saint Petersburg and see the best of the city with your fully customizable seven day tour. Explore the most beautiful Russian city and visit famous sights like the Hermitage Museum.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 21, 2019

7 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Embark on a journey-of-a-lifetime with our very popular small group tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg. Prepare to witness and fall in love with the great culture, art and history of the country, visible on every corner of the magnificent cities.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Our private tour to Moscow and St. Petersburg is a dream come true: accommodation in select 5-star properties, sightseeing tours with professional local guides, private drivers, included visa processing, and all the must-sees in one trip.

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

7 days

1 city

1 country

Saint Petersburg

Travel to St. Petersburg with our hallmark private tour with free Russian visas. Stay at best 5-star hotels, travel on high-speed trains, and enjoy the services of private drivers and professional local guides. From Russia with love!

Private tour  |  Nearest Date:
Flexible

11 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

Prepare to savor your time during 5-star stays next to Kremlin and Nevsky. We have planned a perfect combination of expert touring and activities, so you can experience the best of Russia with local pro guides.

Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 21, 2019

9 days

2 cities

1 country

Moscow | Saint Petersburg

See the glorious Russian capitals at their best with the Premium tour package. Central 5-star hotels, top local guides, and all the highlights in one nine-day trip.

5-star cruise | Platinum

Volga Dream Platinum Moscow - St. Petersburg
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5-star cruise  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 20, 2019

13 days

5 cities

1 country

Moscow | Uglich | Yaroslavl | Kizhi Island | Saint Petersburg

Set off on an amazing journey on Volga River aboard the 5-star MS Volga Dream ship. Discover the authentic Russian culture by visiting quaint villages while traveling from Moscow to St. Petersburg and enjoying the impeccable service.

Private tour | Classic

Three Baltic Capitals + St. Petersburg
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10 days

4 cities

4 countries

Vilnius | Riga | Tallinn | Saint Petersburg

Set forth on a journey of discovery around the splendid Baltic capitals: Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn and then make your way to the sparkling Northern capital of Russia - St. Petersburg. Learn a lot about the history and culture of the countries from excellent guide tours in nine locations. 

Private rail tour  |  Nearest Date:
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23 days

7 cities

3 countries

Saint Petersburg | Moscow | Kazan | Ekaterinburg | Irkutsk | Ulan Bator | Beijing

Start your exploration from royal St. Petersburg, continue to mighty Moscow, cross over Ural Mountains, visit Irkutsk, absorb the beauty of Lake Baikal. Next - Mongolia's Ulan Bator before crossing the Gobi Desert and arriving in the capital of oriental magic, Beijing.

Private tour | Classic, Top Picks, Soul

Discover Scandinavia and Russian Capitals with this small group tour
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16 days

8 cities

5 countries

Copenhagen | Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Stockholm | Helsinki | Saint Petersburg | Moscow

There is hardly any other journey in the world that can match to a level of cultural diversity and impressions! Explore Natural wonders of Norway and Scandinavia and finish your journey in the heart of Russia.
Small group tour  |  Nearest Date:
Jun 23, 2019

16 days

7 cities

5 countries

Copenhagen | Oslo | Flam | Bergen | Stockholm | Helsinki | Saint Petersburg

Discover entire Scandinavia, enjoying all the capitals and must-sees from Copenhagen to Helsinki, and then continue your trip to Russia's St, Petersburg, taking advantage of the opportunity to travel there visa-free.

E.g., Jun 17 2019