Visited as part of our Russia tour. Beautifully renovated, very impressive. However, the crowds were hard to bear in some areas.
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Visited this palace whilst in St Petersburg. Expansive and beautiful gardens only surpassed by the wonderful palace exterior and the amazingly sumptuous interior ballroom and rooms. Amazing and beautiful rooms all building up to your arrival in the 'Amber Room' which has been described as...More
For an insight into the lifestyle of the Rich and Royal of Tsarist Russia, and to see an exquisite example of Russian baroque design, this is a must visit palace. It was originally built for Catherine, Peter the Great's wife and added to with gustos...More
Went as an excursion on an organised group tour. The architecture of this amazing place alone is worth a visit, but the interior decor is truly breathtaking, in particular the Amber room and the Ballroom. Some parts are still under renovation from damage caused in...More
This palace is really beautiful. Of course the Amber Room is the highlight, but also the rest of the palace is well worth the visit. A stroll through the gardens is nice. Do not miss the little pavilion in the garden where a little choir...More
It's an obligated visit when you are in St Petersburg despite being about 1 hour away from the city center. It's located in a small town named Pushkin and you can get by train or by bus. The Palace is amazing (the amber room will...More
First you buy a ticket to the grounds. Then you just go into a huge queue which is not moving. No information. You hope you are in the ticket queue. The queue is actually four or five times bigger than you know because family groups...More