The decorative details on the front entrance of the Christ the Savior Russian Orthodox Church are colorful and stunning. It was designed by Russian architect Alexey Shchusev who also built Lenin’s Mausoleum in Moscow. However, it was built by a local Italian engineer named Pietro Agosti. In the early 20th century, he was also responsible for building or renovating several major landmarks in San Remo plus was the town’s mayor for three years. A street was named in his honor after his death.