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Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum is located 45 km to the south-west of St.Petersburg. The unique atmosphere of the Royal country seat and glorious 18th century interiors are at your service. Valuable collections of painting, furniture, porcelain...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Krasnoarmeiskyi Prospect, Gatchina, 50 kms south from St Petersburg | 45 km SW of St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Spent a day wandering here. Was a bit overwhelmed by no of tourists in St Petersburg, so caught metro then bus out here and wander the beautiful parklands. Enjoyed the day immensely.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

The first time outside of the city and a interesting palace to visit. Still a lot to restore in the inside, but what is restored is beautiful. Also outside is a nice park, but it was too rainy to take a stroll around.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jklok
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This palace is only a few minuties away from Catherine's Palace but not many tourists go there. Personally, I prefer Gatchina to Catherine. The palace has one of the most beautiful gardens in St. Petersburge. I'd recommend you spend the whole day exploring this sublime...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank B0rdinC
Reviewed June 14, 2018

I'm visiting this park for more than 15 years, since I live nearby in summer time. It always changes, never reamains the same. View the old oak tree, 200 years old behind the palace, almost destroyed forest greenhouse, bird house, some bridges. Even you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank daisy_ru
Reviewed December 1, 2016

That is just about 45 kilometers away from St. Petersburg, going to the southwest. Can be reached by train or bus. We took a bus, in the purpose to visit also this renown site, apart from the Tsarskoe Selo and Peterhof. Here sits this splendid...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Can be visited if someone has spare time. But nothing great in comparison to pushkin and peterof. Long secret tunnel is great

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank GGG0202
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The royal summer residence for the tsars for more than a century, The gardens and palace are extravagant displays of wealth

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Wynn R
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Beautifully restored. Easily reached by bus or train from St. Petersburg. 40 minutes or so by bus. Gatchina Palace is less crowded than other palaces around St. Petersburg. Equally grand, but less known. The park is big and lovely.

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank 842dagw
Reviewed March 29, 2016

very beautiful, tour starts with very moving movie about its destroy during WWII, currently you still can see in some halls the damage. Although, the big part is already renovated according to the photos, there is still a lot of work to do. Great and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Katarina D
Reviewed January 26, 2016

A little gem, nature in all glory. Specially attractive in fall One could stay by the water for ever. It is so calming and charming

Date of experience: September 2015
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