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Фото Большого Павловского дворца

Entrance to the Pavlovsk palace and park - I'm told there is a beautiful statue garden

GATCHINA PALACE -  outskirts of Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Gatchina Palace was built in 1766–1781 in Gatchina town by Antonio Rinaldi for Count Grigori Grigoryevich Orlov. It was a gift from his lover Catherine the Great who liked it so much that when he died she bought it from his heirs and gave it to her son Paul.

GATCHINA PALACE - outskirts of Saint Petersburg, Russia. The Gatchina Palace was built in in Gatchina town by Antonio Rinaldi for Count Grigori Grigoryevich Orlov. It was a gift from his lover Catherine the Great who liked it so much that when

Historic interiors of Alexander Palace in Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), south of St Petersburg, Russia

One of the restored state rooms of the Alexander Palace. The furniture, which is French and of the Napoleonic era, is mixed with a tiger skin rug from the early Century.

Russian Palaces 2  Tsarskoye Selo / Царское Село

If any proof is needed for the extravagance of Russia's Imperial rulers, then it can be found in the fact that, in less than two centuries, the Romanov Tsars.

Vladimir Makovsky (1846-1920) Russian painter Empress Maria Fedorovna

The Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, with a full court gown, she was born Princess Dagmar of Schleswig-Holstein of the Royal Danish branch

Mon Plaisir Palace, built by Peter the Great at Peterhof.  It was here that Emperior Paul III sent his estranged wife Catherine prior to the palace coup that eliminated him and put Catherine on the throne.  While the great palace at Peterhof is much larger, this is probably the most charming of the buildings at the Peterhof complex with it's lovely interiors.  The palace also survived the devastation by German Troops that destroyed all the other buildings, including the great palace at…

A visit to Peterhof Palace, Peter the Great's major display of Romanov wealth and power outside St.

PAVLOVSK PALACE is a Neoclassical/Palladian Style Russian Palace designed by Scottish Architect Charles Cameron in 1780 for TSAR PAUL I in Pavlovsk, near Saint Petersburg.

PAVLOVSK PALACE is a Neoclassical/Palladian Style Russian Palace designed by Scottish Architect Charles Cameron in 1780 for TSAR PAUL I in Pavlovsk, near Saint Petersburg.

SorroBloc: Sant Petersburg: Pushkin, Palau de Caterina I, i navegant pel riu Nevà... (16)

Sant Petersburg: Pushkin, Palau de Caterina I, i navegant pel riu Nevà.

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