Church on the Blood and Ganina Yama
One of the most tragic pages of history of Russia is connected with Yekaterinburg. The execution of the last Russian emperor Nicolas II and his family was held here. You will have a chance to see the place where the Ipatiev House — the last place of tsar's family residency — used to be.The Emperor and his family were shoot in the basement of the house. Nowadays, the majestic Church on the Blood is situated there. Ganina Yama is a place of a secret burial site of the tsar's family. In order to conceal the crime it was decided to leave their bodies in one of the deserted mines of Ganina Yama. In 1979 the Monastery of the Holy Imperial Passion-Bearers was constructed here. In 2000 Patriarch Alexy II blessed the construction of the church on this Saint ground.
Type of excursion: walking tour, bus tour. Have comfortable shoes, clothing according to weather conditions.
Duration: 4 hours
Route: Church on the Blood — Ganina Yama
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