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Created and designed largely under the auspices of Empress Elizabeth and later Catherine the Great, Tsarskoe Selo is another ... More
Created and designed largely under the auspices of Empress Elizabeth and later Catherine the Great, Tsarskoe Selo is another grand countryside legacy of the Tsarist era. It was the Royal summer home of tsars. The impressively ornate Catherine Palace is the undoubted centerpiece of the ensemble, a huge baroque construction in blue, white and gold. The palace, along with the entire neighboring town, was comprehensively sacked by the Germans during WWII and repairs inside are still continuing. Admission is free.
Truly amazing workmanship throughout the building and grounds. As you walk through the rooms, you can easily imagine yourself back 200+ years ago - waltzing in the ball room, walking the grounds, gliding down the main staircase, feeling the history in the amber room, etc.
This is the first stone building in St. Petersburg. The exterior is nothing special, but the interior is different from
any of the other palaces in the city. The former home of Russia's first Prime Minister, Alexander Menshikov, the ...
Famous local arts centre hosting numerous exhibitions plus various kinds of performance art shows. A must for anyone interested in
delving beneath the highbrow art world into St Petersburg's alternative cultural life.
While eyes are naturally drawn to the splendorous St Isaac's Cathedral across the square of the same name, the less
noticeable Mariinskii Palace is nonetheless of some interest. Designed by a German in 1839 1844, the palace was ordered ...
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