May 4, 2010

Antonio Banderas Visits Orthodox Shrines in Russia

Antonio Banderas Has Chosen the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood as the First Site of His St. Petersburg Tour

St. Petersburg, 4 May 2010, Interfax – Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas who came to St. Petersburg to participate in the International Cinema Forum, visited the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

"Can we go in?" Banderas asked when he saw the renowned cathedral. Without waiting for the answer, he went to the box office to buy tickets, Metro paper reported on Tuesday.

Cashiers were surprised to see the celebrity. Antonio took some pictures of the church interior design, looked at the icons and mosaics.

Besides, the actor visited Dostoyevsky's museum flat, spent more than three hours in the Hermitage and called on Pub №1.