Catherine Palace. Pictures

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Catherine Palace is the Royal Palace, summer residence of Russian Tsars. Situated in town of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) in about 30 km. South-East from Saint Petersburg (about 35 km. from Peterhof). Palace, originally built for Russian Empress Catherine I in 1717. Demolished and rebuilt in 1756 by Bartolomeo Rastrelli... Destroyed during the WW II and then reconstructed. Palace also famous by its Amber Room (also reconstructed).

Pictures of Catherine Palace & park:

The Catherine Palace. Main entrance:
Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo. Saint-Petersburg
View on Palace from lake:
Catherine Palace. View from lake
Main entrance:
Main entrance to the Catherine Palace and statues

Internal survey of Catherine Palace:

Dining room:
Dining room. Catherine Palace
One of Study:
Study. Catherine Palace
One of halls:
Hall. Catherine Palace

Walk in the park:

Cameron Gallery:
Cameron Gallery
View on Cameron Gallery from park:
Cameron Gallery. View from park
The Grotto Pavilion:
The Grotto Pavilion
Catherine Palace. Front facade:
front facade of Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye selo (Pushkin). Saint Petersburg

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