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Destination St. Petersburg: Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

With its multiple onion domes amongst which is the 81 m high bell tower, and the decorations with colorful glazes and ceramic tiles and stained glass, the Cathedral of the Savior or the Resurrection of Christ (official name) is one of the most recognizable symbols St. Petersburg.

Destination St. Petersburg: St. Isaac's Cathedral

Imposing, magnificent, monumental. This is how the current St. Isaac Church, the fourth, built by the French architect Montferrand at the behest of  Tsar Alexander and, further magnified under Tsar Nicholas I, I between 1818 and 1858.