The Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg is a church of many names. Some call it Church of Our Savior on Blood, Church on the Blood, Temple of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and the Church of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Either way, this is a special church since it was built where Tzar Alexander II was fatally wounded in March 1881.
Not that many people know that the northernmost location of an Egyptian Sphinx is actually in Russia. Making the Sphinx of Saint Petersburg, probably, the only place in the world where you can see a three thousand old sphinx covered in snow. But we were in Saint Petersburg in May with Timetravels and it was too hot for snow. But the sight of these sphinxes was so weird that made us research everything we could about them.
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