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Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve

Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
+7 812 466-66-69
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a very large place. A little awkward to get to from St Petersburg. Palace was amazing, but the wait in line too long.Most of the other buildings were closed the day we were there due to the rainy weather. One special exhibit on...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Not one of the palaces used for state functions, but more the apartments the royal family used in the summer - along with numerous 'follies' located around the lake that is part of the estate

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We booked our tickets online for the visit to Catherine Palace Historic Interiors, Exhibition of Court Carriages & WWI Museum at Martial Chamber. We visited Tsarskoye Selo as a day trip from St Petersburg. We took a train from Vitebsky Railway Station to Pushkin Station....More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

For two centuries, this palace was the summer residence of the Romanov dynasties. Built by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, who built the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, the Great Catherine Palace, rivalizes in size and grandeur with the Palace of Versailles .

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Reviewed 1 February 2018

The grounds of Catherine the Great's country palace blend the prevalent European landscape designs of 18th Century (rectilinear pathways connecting small,well-tended parks each surrounded by precisely- shaped hedges) with the emerging "English" design which allowed for plants and trees to retain their more effusive "natural"...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

For a day trip out of St. Petersburg, my boyfriend and I got to go to Tsarkoye Selo, which was easily reachable by Metro, train and bus. While we got to Tsarkoye Selo relatively early, it was mobbed by tour groups. This is most apparent...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

One not to miss a great guide and experience. Best to avoid wbite nights month of June to escape the crowds.

Thank Jean P
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

At Tsarskoye Selo, the Catherine Palace is a discovering of magnificient rooms, the ball room, the Amber room ! Everything was very well restaurated. Then go for a walk on the very romantic garden. The view and landscape is changing with the pond, the ruins......More

1  Thank Marion L
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

When visiting Catherine Palace it is worthwhile to allowing sufficient time to enjoy the splendid English park style gardens. Remember whilst walking here the destruction wrought by the second world war as most of this palace and gardens has been restored. These are full of...More

1  Thank Andrew H
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I came here on a cold and wet morning in October. The primary intention was to visit the Catherine Palace, but unfortunately this was randomly closed (this was despite it being a Monday when it is meant to be open). A little tricky to get...More

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peipei29
6 March 2018|
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Response from ViktoryiaM | Reviewed this property |
Even if palace (museum) is closed here many different interesting things which are worth seeing. In all cases you can have a pleasant walk in the beautiful places
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Saint Petersburg takes about 45-50 mins straight down the Moscow Prospect until you turn off for Pushkin. As for how long it takes to tour the the palace and grounds? That is entirely up to you, we did it in... More
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