St Petersburg Catherine's Summer Palace Tour

St Petersburg Catherine's Summer Palace Tour
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$162.35
Duration: 5 hours
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Enter into a world of extravagance at the imperial palace of Catherine I. A perfect example of late Baroque architecture, see where the Tsars of the 18th century spent their summers. Highlights include the illustrious Amber Room and Catherine Park.

Visit one of the most famous suburbs of Saint Petersburg – the town of Pushkin with the Catherine Park and the Catherine Palace, which at first was founded as a summer mansion for the wife of Peter the Great Catherine I in the 18th century.  Before the revolution of 1917, the Catherine Palace was the favorite summer residence of the Russian Royal family – the Romanovs. Tour includes a visit to the palace – the impressive sample of 18th-century Rastrelli’s baroque style with an abundance of gold decor and priceless artifacts. Amazing Catherin’s Park with French regular garden and English landscape forest will give you an unforgettable impression of the harmonious relation of human and nature.

Enter into a world of extravagance at the imperial palace of Catherine I. A perfect example of late Baroque architecture, see where the Tsars of the 18th century spent their summers. Highlights include the illustrious Amber Room and Catherine Park.