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Monday, 13 May 2013
Monument to Nicholas & Alexandra Unveiled at St. Petersburg
Topic: Nicholas II

 

A monument to Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna was unveiled yesterday in the courtyard of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ, St. Petersburg. The church is situated along the Obvodny Canal near the Warsaw Railway Station.

This is the first monument dedicated to the Imperial couple and the second monument to the last Russian Empress in Russia, the other can be found at Ganina Yama, near Ekaterinburg.  

The unveiling of the monument marks the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty and the 120th anniversary of the wedding of Emperor Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, who were married in 1894.  The construction of the monument was paid for by donations raised by members of the church.

© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 13 May, 2013



Posted by Paul Gilbert at 6:53 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, 13 May 2013 7:04 AM EDT
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