The State Memorial Museum "St. Isaac's Cathedral"
St Isaac's Cathedral.
Saint-Petersburg, St Isaac's Square, 4.
Designed by the architect Auguste Montferrand, St Isaac’s Cathedral is an outstanding monument of mid-19th century late Russian Neo-Classicism. Noteworthy is the Cathedral’s interior decoration, representing all forms of monumental and decorative arts – painting, sculpture, mosaic and colored stonework. Its main iconostasis is adorned with columns of malachite and lapis lazuli, while the main altar features the stained glass Christ Risen, a feature rarely seen in an Orthodox church.
Resurrection church (Savior on the Spilled Blood).
Saint-Petersburg, Griboyedov channel embankment, 2а.
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.
Saint-Petersburg, Griboyedov channel embankment, 2а, L.
The Chapel was built after the design by A. Parland in 1906–1907. It was available for visitors and admitted painted icons, church plates, and other belongings donated to the church. Now it is an exhibition hall.