Romanov Church


Formally known as the Orthodox Church of St Michael and St Constantine, this church, with its swelling onion domes and ornate interior, was built to mark 300 years of the Romanov dynasty. Little did they know it would end within four more.

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6. Museum of Genocide Victims

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