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Interior, Group 1 - Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood
St. Petersburg, Russia
The roped-off marble is the center of the 5-petal immortelle flower plan.
Note the canopy at the far right: it is the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated in March 1881.
Far left mosaic: "Angels Appearing he Shepherds"
2nd from left: Nativity
3rd: Presentation of Jesus in the Temple
Far right: ?
Detail from Nativity
Note center Jesus With the Apostles mosaic (shown below)
Canopy marks the spot where Emperor Alexander II was assassinated.