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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 12 June 2016 via mobile

An amazing building. Despite extensive looting by the Bolsheviks and the Nazis it is still an impressive display. The one down side was the amount of tourist buses. There were cues and crowds, but it was managed effectively. The gardens are lovely as well. Amazing...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The palace and the grounds are a must if you are in St. Petersburg. We went with a tour group, so avoided the crowds. We were actually first in the palace and got to take some fabulous photos of the grand staircase with no one...More

Thank andyhg
Reviewed 11 June 2016

First of all, expect long lines if you are on your own. It may take up an hour or more to wait in line to buy tickets to the park and then to the palace. The visit to the palace can last for as long...More

1  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We visited when it was perfect weather. We had a private tour guide from Guide Guru for the 6 of us which we recommend because she was able to bypass a lot of the lines and crowds. The palace is very beautiful and the grounds...More

2  Thank Kat12F
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We've decided to book our tickets online to avoid the long queues at the entrance - what we didn't imagine is that redeem our online booking will be such a hassle! As usual in Russia nobody at the attractions speak English and they are not...More

2  Thank Annie_the_traveler
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Designed by Rastrelli, the opulent baroque Palace features a gold dome crown. In it everything is so beautiful and visitors also get to see the Throne Room. Outside the palace, there is a spectacular garden and parkland. We were on a tour of the palace...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2016

Again we are on a two day cruise stay over in St. Petersburg and the Palace was opened for us on this special day. The lack of crowds made it and easy stroll with an eye on all that glitters. The Palace and grounds are...More

Thank flamesfan24
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Catherine's Palace is a one of a kind enormous regal dwelling place. Huge, majestic, something special to see and experience.

Thank BRLAAdventurer
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

One if the few places you are allowed to take photos indoors in Russia. The inside is as magnificent as the outside. You will need 3 hours to do this place justice.

1  Thank TNTATTHEBEACH
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Some places are impressive just to look at, but for some you really need to have background information. The Catherine Palace is an amazing gingerbread building with magnificent gardens, exteriors and interiors and you could just walk through it an enjoy it, but you will...More

Thank binduAustralia
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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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