Thursday, 28 January 2016

Храм Спаса на Крови

The church in the background is built on the spot where tsar Alexander II was murdered, "on the blood".
It is also a protest against European architecture (f.i. this Mikhailovsky palace) - and I agree.
Why should a Russian city look like Paris, or Amsterdam (of all places...).
What's wrong with Moscow, or Irkutsk?
There's more Russian architecture on my other blog:

Monday, 18 January 2016

This winter

Великий Новгород
Царское Село


Под Клином


And hopefully next winter: