Catherine Palace

Catherine Palace

palace for Peter the Great's wife (not Catherine the Great)

Location: 

Garden St, 7, Pushkin, g. Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196601

Duration: 

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. Catherine Palace: built for Peter the Great's wife (not Catherine the Great)
  2. World War II: completely destroyed and rebuilt shortly afterward
  3. UNESCO: today, the palace is protected together with Peterhof
  4. No photography: not allowed anywhere inside, what a pity...

image sources

  1. random portrait on the walls
  2. clock in the amber room
  3. most beautiful ballroom 
  4. blue facade of the palace
  5. me presenting the palace

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