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Catherine Palace and Park

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Address: Sadovaya St., 7 | Ekaterininskiy Park, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
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Filled with 18th-century paintings and ornate rooms, this white and gold...

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 Nazi troops during WWII, but now recreated by Russian craftsmen.

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Tour of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) and Catherine Palace
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St Petersburg Private Tour of Catherine Palace and Park in Tsarskoe Selo
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4-hour Semi-Private Catherine's Palace and Amber Room Tour

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Visited in winter with a local guide using Metro, local bus and foot, the guide was very good "Alisa" knew loads and provided a very informed tour. Certainly must recommend this... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Visited in winter with a local guide using Metro, local bus and foot, the guide was very good "Alisa" knew loads and provided a very informed tour. Certainly must recommend this manner of traveling, the Metro has 8 of the most fantastic underground stations on the planet, rivaling, if not bettering Moscow. It's circa 60 years old, highly reliable, busy... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
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WE visited in November and on a public holiday, not recommended as it was very crowded but our guide wiggled us through. Amazing restored rooms, the amber room is breath taking. Gardens were snow covered but atmospheric.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This one can be clubbed with Peterhof and is great architecture and historical significance. We enjoyed this place and visited it after Peterhof

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this palace, which was completely restored after WWII, during our visit to St Petersburg. An amazing spectacle that demonstrates the wealth and power of the Russian Tsars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another gilt ridden palace, very Roccocco and decorated to impress. Surrounding parkland looked so pretty in the fresh snow, like I imagine Russian landscape to look. The amber room is fantastical, overdone, but that was the style.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular displays of how the Romanovs lived. The Amber room is the highlight. Good cafe on site. Picturesque setting in the snow but watch the road outside, can be icy and slippery.

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Woonona, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly spectacular building. Lots of similarities with Versailles in France. We were lucky to visit in the low season with few people around and enjoyed some of the rooms on our own. However the weather meant we couldn't wonder the grounds which looked beautiful. We had a local guide with us who explained the history of the palace and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catherine Palace is located 30km south of St Petersburg's CBD. Named after Catherine the 1st, wife of Peter the Great, it originated in 1717 and was the summer residence of the Russian Tsars. The hugely ornate, and expensive, rococo palace was destroyed by the Germans when they retreated from their siege of Leningrad/St Petersburg in WW2. The Palace is still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just one of many awesome palaces in and around St Petersburg but it is here that the opulence of the Tsarist regime really strikes home. The splendour of a bygone age are simply dumbfounding. An absolute must visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit St. Petersburg make certain you go to Catherine's Palace and don't miss the Amber Room. Although you won't be disappointed with any of the rooms inside Catherine' Palace. The gardens out back are well cared for and beautiful. Another gem of St. Petersburg, Russia. We were lucky our visit was punctuated with a clear blue sky.

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