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Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve

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Sadovaya St., 7, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice gardens surrounding the palaces. Beautiful architecture and well maintained. Summer residence of Catherine the Great. Lots of walking if it's a nice day.

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beatiful Catherine Palace. Too bad we were not able to enjoy the gardens due to the weather. I was very impressed of how it was fixed after World War II. Very nice day trip from St Petersburg

Thank zaida g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Famose classic architecture of the summer residence of Catherine the Great. Large rooms with golden equipment and candles for eating and dancing. The high light of the palace - The Amber room with best manufactur of walls and pictures. Large parc in English style.

Thank Roland K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent palace and gardens. The more you looked the more you saw. As in everything in this part of Russia was over the top in beauty.

Thank Zach84Jake62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bridge in a beautiful garden especially if you’re fan of photography, all the nature surrounding mergers in a gorgeous landscape perfect for a walk

Thank juanpS888
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Surprising that a major tourist attraction such as this should provide no services or information whatsoever in English (except the audio-guide), and treat its visitors like dirt. Even before entering, we wasted a lot of time getting the run-around from different windows and getting bounced...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

It is impressive place, with plenty of rooms, full of paintings, sculptures and other works of art. I can only agree that it is "a must" if you visit St. Petersburg area, however I suggest to plan your trip in advance (and book the tickets...More

Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I recommend purchasing tickets in advance because the lines to enter can be quite long. This is a large palace with 35 state rooms restored for viewing. This is the palace with the Amber Room. Amazing art floor to ceiling.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Of course, many people go to Pushkin to visit the palace and the amber room but this museum complex has many other attractions. The park is very large, peonies were in blossom. So many nice statues. Inhale the air of history! It will take you...More

Thank FlorenceBead
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Go here if you have the chance-- the place and the gardens together make for a visual treat. Amazing at such beauty in Russian past

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March 6, 2018|
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Response from ViktoryiaM | Reviewed this property |
Even if palace (museum) is closed here many different interesting things which are worth seeing. In all cases you can have a pleasant walk in the beautiful places
January 10, 2017|
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
The drive from Saint Petersburg takes about 45-50 mins straight down the Moscow Prospect until you turn off for Pushkin. As for how long it takes to tour the the palace and grounds? That is entirely up to you, we did it in... More