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The Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve (Catherine palace complex) was visited by 3,6 million guests in 2015 (half a million more than in 2014)

01.02.2016

One of main attractions in St. Petersburg  — Catherine's Palace   (The Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve   in Pushkin) was visited by 3,6 million guests in 2015  that in half a million more than in 2014.


Catherine Palace was the Rococo summer residence of the Russian tsars, located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 25 km south-east of St. Petersburg. Originally it was a residence of Catherine I.

Catherine Palace complex includes Palace and Park ensemble.  Its three parks occupy the area of 600 ha, on which over 100 architectural constructions rise: from magnificent palaces and grand monuments to intimate pavilions and park sculptures. In the years 1811 — 1843 the Tsarskoselsky Lyceum was established there, it was an elite school for noble family’s children. Great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin was educated there.  After revolution of 1917 the palace and park were made the museum.  During the tour you will enjoy the magnificent view of the 300-meter facade of the palace and reconstructed Amber Room, located inside the palace.

It takes about 1 hour to go to Pushkin (Catherine Palace) by bus. (depending on traffic situation).

There is a flee market near the Palace. Palace visit is recommended to combine with Pavlovsk Palace tour (3 km from Pushkin), followed by lunch in Podvorie restaurant.

Also horse riding can be done for the transfer to the restaurant or to the Pavlovsk Palace.

Museum is opened: 10 am — 5 pm. Closed Tuesdays & last Monday of the month. The day before holidays — till 4 pm.

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