Places To Visit

The House of Special Purpose

The Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg where the last Romanovs were killed has also been known as the House of Special Purpose. That special purpose being, of course, the murder. The family spent 78 days at the house. The house was commissioned in the 1880s by Ivan Redikortsev, and in 1909 it was bought by Nikolai [read more]