The Catherine Palace

You can know The Catherine Palace in the following excursions

Half Day Excursion to Catherine Palace with Amber Room. San Petersburgo, RUSSIA

Half Day Excursion To Catherine Palace With Amber Room

The Catherine Palace was the summer residence of the Russian tsars, in a rococo style and located in the city of Ts?rskoye Sel?
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Half Day Excursion to Catherine Palace with Amber Room. San Petersburgo, RUSSIA

Half Day Excursion To Catherine Palace With Amber Room

The Catherine Palace was the summer residence of the Russian tsars, in a rococo style and located in the city of Ts?rskoye Sel?
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The Catherine Palace. - RUSSIA

Direccion: Garden St, 7, Sankt-Peterburg, Rusia, 196601
Phone: +78124157667
Web: +78124157667

The residence dates back to 1717, when Catherine I of Russia hired the German architect Johann-Friedrich Braunstein to build her a summer palace for her entertainment.
In 1733, Empress Anne commissioned Mikhail Zemtsov and Andrei Kvasov to expand the Catherine Palace. Empress Elizabeth, however, found her mother's residence old-fashioned and uncomfortable and in May 1752 asked her court architect, Bartolomeo Rastrelli, to demolish the old structure and replace it with a much larger building. in a striking rococo style.
Construction took four years and on July 30, 1756, the architect presented the brand new 325-meter-long palace to the Empress, hers stunned by her courtiers and dumbfounded foreign ambassadors.

The Catherine Palace was the summer residence of the Russian Tsars, in a rococo style and located in the city of Ts?rskoye Sel? (now called Pushkin), 25 km southeast of Saint Petersburg, the former capital of the Russian Empire.
During the siege of Leningrad in World War II, part of the German army settled there. And when they fled in retreat they destroyed everything inside. Including the famous Amber Room. That they moved to the castle of K?nigsberg, in Germany. It was not until 2003, on the 30th anniversary of the founding of Saint Petersburg, that the interior of the palace was restored and reopened to the public.

A must-see in St. Petersburg is the Catherine Palace and its Amber Chamber. The complex is part of a set of palaces and parks in the city of Pushkin, declared a World Heritage Site.

The Catherine Palace is open every day except Tuesdays when it is closed. The last Monday of each month the palace also closes its doors.

Normally the hours from September to March are from 10:00 to 18:00 and in high season, that is, from April to August, from 7:00 to 23:00. However, this schedule may vary

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