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The Church of the Spilled Blood (also known as The Church of the Res­ur­rec­tion of Christ or the Church of the Saviour of Spilled Blood) in St. Peters­burg (photo by Delpixel). Cov­ered with 7,000 square me­tres of mo­saic tiles, this Rus­sian Ortho­dox church was built on the spot where Tsar Alexan­der II was fa­tally wounded in March 1881, by a bombthrow­ing ac­tivist. It took twenty four years to build (1883- 1907) and was paid for by the Im­pe­rial fam­ily. It cost 4.6 mil­lion rou­bles.

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