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    Cathedral on Blood Yekaterinburg - Great Attractions (Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation)

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    Take a tour of Cathedral on Blood Yekaterinburg in Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

    The Cathedral on Blood in Yekaterinburg is not a typical Russian Orthodox church.
    This was the site of Tsar Nicholas the II's last moments before being killed during the Bolshevik Revolution.
    The church was built over what was formerly the Ipatiev house, where the Tsar and his family were kept before the assassinations.
    Therefore, the Cathedral is an imperative part of Russia’s gruesome political history.
    The golden domes of the Cathedral are standard for this architectural style.
    The natural allure of the surrounding Ural mountains provide visitors another motive to visit this crucial monument.