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Filled with 18th-century paintings and ornate rooms, this white and gold palace is surrounded by a 1400-acre park complete with fountains, bridges, the Agate Pavilion bathhouse and the Great Pond. The Palace also has a famous Amber Room, stolen by...more
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This was my favorite palace in town. It is extremely beautifull and built with a lot of taste. Gardens must be really beautifull in the summer, but anyways there is no crowd in winter. Interior is built with a lot of gold and represents the...More
What a wonderful experience. The palace buildings, interior décor & exhibits all reflect the opulence & splendor enjoyed by the wealthy & privileged in past times. It has been lovingly restored after the abuses suffered during Nazi occupation. It was also wonderful to see the...More
My wife and I visited the palace while on a 2-day mini-group tour in St.Petersburg while on Baltic cruise. The place was overcrowded with tourists, but our guide managed to squeeze us on between huge tourist groups, and we saw the most of that glory,...More
We visited on a day trip to Tsarskoye Selo as part of our tour to Moscow and St Petersburg. Admission was fairly quick as we had a tour guide with us. The reconstructed building was beautiful - amazing to consider the work done to re...More
I went in winter (Feb), and it was excellent - I am sure in the summer when the garden is in bloom and fountains are running it would be even better. Amber room is awesome (can't take photos in it, FYI).
Catherine Palace is beautiful and set in amazing surroundings. It is well worth a visit, in particular of course to see the reconstructed Amber Room, but also for the other opulent rooms and the beautiful surroundings. We came on a private tour with a tour...More
This is a WONDERFUL palace and a big attraction in St Petersburg. However it is difficult to get to. I don't mind travelling on a train from the centre of St Petersburg but there is no signing at all to the Palace. Nothing at all!...More
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Yes, Catherine Palace remains open on the 22July. You can visit the premises. But don't forget to visit Peterhof Palace and the Gardens, which is another major attraction and historical site. Peterhof is built by the order... More
Yes, Catherine Palace remains open on the 22July. You can visit the premises. But don't forget to visit Peterhof Palace and the Gardens, which is another major attraction and historical site. Peterhof is built by the order of Peter, the Great who founded St Petersburg in 1703.
we purchased our tickets from the hotel where we were staying as they had the tour with an english speaking tour guide. as for another tour we did we purchased from the tourist kiosk thats sell tickets on the street and the... More
we purchased our tickets from the hotel where we were staying as they had the tour with an english speaking tour guide. as for another tour we did we purchased from the tourist kiosk thats sell tickets on the street and the tour guide only spoke in russian.