Ostentatiously Ornate Onion domes

The ornate exterior of The Church on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg, Russia Built in the late 19th C; ransacked and looted in the aftermath of the Revolution; closed for services when the Bolsheviks went on an offensive in the 1930’s; turned into a temporary morgue during World War II; used as a warehouse for vegetables through the Cold War; finally re-opened in 1997. The … Continue reading Ostentatiously Ornate Onion domes