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It's a bit difficult to find it for the first time (the entrance is just next to the café-restaurant), but it's a very interesting place - especially if you are not seen the Hermitage yet. You can see how a very-very rich nobleman lived next...More
The palace is actually a big house, built at the riverside, has great views and stores many historical things and artefacts, collected by Menshikov.
Interesting to visit, but exposition is quite small, hour to see is more then enough. Biggest part of the building is...More
The story behind the building is remarkable and shows the power play of Peter the Great's friend - Menshikov was lucky to keep his life!. The building grew over time and it stood, originally, right next to the river. It is more of a home...More
You get the visit to the Menshikov Palace included in the 2-day Hermitage ticket. As we started our day from Vassilevsky island, we visited Menshikov Palace before the Hermitage. It’s a nice palace with many halls. Every Hall has a different wooden floor, worth seeing....More
This is a lovely mansion which belonged to a really interesting character from Peter the Great's circle. It is full of paintings, tiles, stoves, with views out of the window to the river. Excellent for those suffering from gold fatigue, and included in the Hermitage...More
This is another palace museum that can be visited using the same ticket as the Hermitage and the General Staff Building. This one hasn't been renovated to quite the same extent as the main palaces near Palace Square, but it's still interesting to visit and...More
The fascinating Menshikov Palace is one of the oldest buildings in St Petersburg. Impressive from the exterior, the interior consists of a sequence of public rooms which give a great impression of the life of 18th Century Russian aristocrats. I particularly liked the beautiful ceiling...More
We visited this museum along with the Hermitage. It is a good ways away, but if you buy the regular ticket is is included (as long as you visit the same day). It is certainly worth a look and it much less crowded. We got...More
Here on the Vasileyevskiy Island, in the Universitetskaya Embankment is located this luxurious Palace-Museum. This was the first stone residential building in newly established capital of Russia.
We got there one day, crossing the Palace Bridge from the Winter Palace and having in mind to...More