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Peter I House

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The very first house in St. Petersburg is a small, wooden cabin that Peter the Great inhabited for five years, and is now filled with some of his original belongings.
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Petrovskaya Emb., 6 | metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

At least Peter the Great used to live an simple life ! When you ll visit this wood house, hidden inside a brick one, yes, trust me ! Located after the Aurora ship and front of the Vilma restaurant Take 5 mins of your time...More

Thank ksarman
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This is the first house of Peter the Great, sat in a pleasant park in SPB, it is very modest but is good to see, its a major part of the history of SPB.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is the first house in town and is a wooden building inside a concrete structure. There's nothing much to watch other than the 3 rooms.

Thank ramchabi
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We did not go in but our tour guide pointed out this very simple log cabi as Peter's the Great's first 'Palace', quite different from Peterhof and the Winter Palace.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Visited this with a guide as part of a city tour. This sight provides a great contrast to the Winter and Summer Palaces and insight into the strong character of Peter. A modest three room wooden house constructed by Peter as he was laying out...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

It is quite surprising to visit such sites and realize that great historical figures could live in such (very) humble place - it is really a cabin - dining room, bedroom and a study - just off the river bank. I wouldn't go out of...More

1  Thank 225AnnaS225
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I was amazed by asceticism of Peter I's house on Neva bank. He leaves and worked in it while he was building St.Petersburg. House itself is located inside the brick new building constructed to protect historical one. You can find there historical exhibits besides the...More

Thank rugaliyal
Reviewed 24 April 2017

From a historic perspective this is definitely something to see. As to the something to see, there isn't much to it but if you have a few minutes by all means stop in to take a look. A guide with knowledge of the historic details...More

1  Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is small place and it takes less than an hour max, to look around. They built it in 3 days, in 1703, March. This is the first Tsar's house in St. Petersburg in history. I stunned to know, it is 3 pieces' house for...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

When asking whether it was worth visiting at the ticket office we were only told we could not enter it. But it is definitely worth it. They surrounded the Domik Petra (Peter's Cabin) by another, a protective stone house. And it is the real thing...More

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