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Oranienbaum

Dvortsovy Ave, 46, Lomonosov, St. Petersburg 198412, Russia
+7 812 422-80-16
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A beautiful estate covered in snow.

I went to Oranienbaum with a tour group with Russian language no English. I speak very basic... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Derek O
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Oxenford, Australia
Best 'in situ' museum

20,000 people protected Catherine the Great's frolic during WW2 from letting the Nazi's destroy... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2016
Design1950
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Los Angeles, California
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Dvortsovy Ave, 46, Lomonosov, St. Petersburg 198412, Russia
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

I went to Oranienbaum with a tour group with Russian language no English. I speak very basic Russian but it was the only tour I could get on the day. It was a bitterly cold day with a lot of snow falling. You do not...More

Thank Derek O
Reviewed 21 June 2016

20,000 people protected Catherine the Great's frolic during WW2 from letting the Nazi's destroy this gem of the monarch. Was it worth it? They thought so, and, over a 20 yr period, I saw it go from beautiful to grand. This is a must for...More

Thank Design1950
Reviewed 20 June 2016

it's in good condition. still renovation going on in the outer parts of the estate. such a beautiful estate. worth a walk and visit of the interior of the main palace as well as some of the pavilions.

Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 7 November 2015

About 50km from Sait Pete centre by car this ensemble is worthwhile visiting. The park and all the constructions in it. It was not ruined by fascists during Second War Two and so it has the authentic atmosphere from the 18th centuriy when is was...More

1  Thank Julia R
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Although we did not go inside any of the museums, we cycled around the whole area of the park. A really beautiful place that let's you get away from the busy life of the city. If you do have a chance to go there, consider...More

2  Thank Denis K
Reviewed 24 May 2015

An amazing experience to be taken on a guided tour by one of the curators around the fantastic renovation of Oranienbaum. Visiting St. Petersburg ?, then put this wonder on your list.

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Peterhof was closed due to the G20 summit and the website recommended we go to this park and its palaces instead.It was about 200r to get in to the park, and each palace was around the same. Some are not yet re-furbished so are not...More

1  Thank CFC1899
Reviewed 2 January 2011

Absolutely unique Chinese palace has for some 5 years been closed for public due to restoration - but in late December 2010 the Hermitage museum made it possible to see the most exquisite details of that palace, namely beads panels originally decorating one of the...More

8  Thank veresch
Reviewed 23 October 2007

Going out to Orienenbaum by train was a fun and enjoyable experience. I would have to say that the Palace park in Orienenbaum would have been even more enjoyable had our timing not been so bad - they not decided - after all this time...More

3  Thank Missing_inSP
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Response from Januarius Z | Reviewed this property |
yeah, it should be. they got a lot of information in english on their homepage. yet the english version of it is undergoing an update at the moment. anyway, to find it just look at the peterhof museum preserve homepage as... More
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