The view of the Griboedov Canal with the domes of the Savior on the Spilled Blood is, perhaps, one of the most popular types of photos of tourist Petersburg.
Savior on the Spilled Blood is an architectural landmark of central St Petersburg and a unique monument to Alexander II the Liberator. It features Russia’s largest collection of mosaics (over 7,000 sq.m.), Italian coloured marbles, decorative stones from the Urals and Altai region, as well as a collection of Russian heraldic mosaics.
It is a Top-1 sight in St. Petersburg according to Tripadvisor.
Location: the canal Griboyedov 2B
How to get there: by foot from subway station Nevskiy Prospekt
Working hours: 10:30 – 18:00
Coordinates: N59.940023 E30.328604