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Catherine Palace and Park

Sadovaya St., 7 | Ekaterininskiy Park, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
+7 812 466-66-74
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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 Nazi troops during WWII, but now recreated by Russian craftsmen.
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Sadovaya St., 7 | Ekaterininskiy Park, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday

Be sure you have a guide or you will wait on endless lines! The Golden Ballroom(???) is stunning, the Amber Room is here..beautiful!

Thank RAD10977
Reviewed yesterday

Arrived early with a guide and avoided the queues. Very busy by the time we left but the gardens offered a nice respite. Glorious in it's colourful decor. Highlights include the Amber Room, Cameron Gallery, main facade and the Great Hall

Thank Rob H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth the visit. Get there early to avoid the crowds at the gate that build up by 12. We had a guide and it was a great decision and she brought the place and the work in restoration alive for us. Highly recommended

Thank Michael H
Reviewed yesterday

It rained and rained but what an experience. The privilege of walking through the palace and experiencing the grandeur of decades ago - priceless. TIP : buy tickets before as the ques are long.

Thank Violetvz
Reviewed yesterday

Spectacular building especially when you see the photos of how badly damaged it had been in the past.

Thank zumo0
Reviewed yesterday

Lots of people waiting to visit the palace but it was worth the trouble. Such a beautiful place how did people live like that I wonder - they must of spent all the time polishing the gold.

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This palace is super grand and beautiful, but do book in advance in order to avoid to long queue. The park is also beautiful.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gold, gold and more gold - this palace shines. A guide was so valuable in this palace since we moved from room to room at pace with our guide providing constent knowledge about our surroundings. So much to see.

Thank DawnT40
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gorgeous place! looks like a post card! Huge! the details on this place are amazing! always wanted to go and see the Amber Room! what an great experience. the collection of art and story of this place is really a must see!

Thank joselito1959
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even though most of the items on display in the museum have been restored or replicated, the palace is worth visiting for a glimpse of Tsarist history.

Thank Fay R
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jasonz92
18 February 2017|
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Response from AliPasargad | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the queue of garden is fast, therefore it's not long. visitors should pay money for park and palace separately (you will pay money just for park visiting). The park is so beautiful and enjoyable. have a nice time...
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tumbulgum
4 February 2017|
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Response from Kathryn K | Reviewed this property |
Hi there we went in January 2017 and it was open. I don't see why it would be closed in Feb. We did the palace and the troika ride. It is very difficult to get there by public transport as not many people speak English... More
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Lynda M
2 February 2017|
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Response from bajosamardzic | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I was in the winter, but the park will certainly be nice
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