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Catherine Palace and Park

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Filled with 18th-century paintings and ornate rooms, this white and gold palace is surrounded by a 1400-acre park complete with fountains, bridges, the Agate Pavilion bathhouse and the Great Pond. The Palace also has a famous Amber Room, stolen by...more
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Sadovaya St., 7 | Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is well worth visiting, both museum and gardens. Really enjoyed it and the history. It helps if the weather is dry as there are so many fountains to see which are majestic.

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Reviewed today via mobile

The Palace sits about 45 minutes outside of St Petersburg so we rode on their new “super highway” from our ship. They are very proud of this highway that was built to support travelers from St Petersburg Airport to the recent FISA World cup soccer...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Certainly among the top must see palaces well worth the trip. Each room / hall simply overwhelms with the opulence and excesses. Though the Amber room is a reproduction, it is simply stunning.

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This is the most amazing Palace that is beautifully restored and quite magical. The artwork and furniture collections are stunning and the grounds are beautiful. It is well worth a visit if you are in St Petersburg

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was by far the most beautiful palace in St. Petersburg. From the time you step on the grounds all you can say is "Wow". Everything is gorgeous, from the gates to the grounds and everything in between. They have you put on shoe covers...More

Thank ChristineR1
Reviewed 3 days ago

The palace is located in a lovely, suburban area. Once you enter the gates, a musician in tux greets you with live music. Pathways are fine gravel/dirt. We used a private tour guide and passed many other groups who were patiently waiting several hours to...More

Thank twinsaround
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a morning tour of the palace and grounds while on a cruise visiting the city. The Palace and its rooms are stunningly lush with each room offering yet another wow, the Amber Room quite spectacular. The grounds are also beautiful. The wealth and...More

Thank Hunda
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you feel you must visit then try to book online to beat the queue. We didn't as I found the booking process online quite confusing. We queued for 2.5 hours and expected something spectacular. Once inside took another 15 mins to get to beginning...More

Thank Barry_Brenda
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to the palace with SPB tours. We arrived late in the day, so there were no lines and the palace wasn't crowded. The rooms are full of gold decorations and beautiful paintings on the ceilings in the rococo style. I especially liked the...More

Thank TravelGrandma10
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Catherine Palace and Park are living testimony to the extraordinary wealth and power of the Tsars. Although heavily damaged in WWII (see the photo exhibits showing damage and restoration work as you exit the Palace), it has been restored to much of its original...More

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June 27, 2018|
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Response from olevia_explorer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Catherine Palace remains open on the 22July. You can visit the premises. But don't forget to visit Peterhof Palace and the Gardens, which is another major attraction and historical site. Peterhof is built by the order... More
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Response from Mare M | Reviewed this property |
we purchased our tickets from the hotel where we were staying as they had the tour with an english speaking tour guide. as for another tour we did we purchased from the tourist kiosk thats sell tickets on the street and the... More
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