Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, Pushkin

Part of a World Heritage Site, Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve previously served as home to the Russian imperial family and visiting royalty. Built in the 1600s, the palace originally belonged to Swedish nobility until Peter the Great gave it to his wife, Catherine I, in 1708. Now you can visit this Russian Baroque palace and view its collections of art, furniture, and decor. Tour the grounds--including the park and gardens surrounding the palace--and discover the lifestyle and aesthetic tastes of the last of the Romanov dynasty. Plan to see Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our St. Petersburg journey planning tool.
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  • We only allowed 3 hours which was a mistake because Catherine's Palace is so vast it is barely enough. We were lucky the crowds had gone because of the coronavirus scare and it was all very quiet...  more »
  • If you in St. Petersburg, please visit Tsarskoe selo home of Romanov dynasty during summer time. I can't even describe how much Russian Empire history is inside that place. You need to visit to...  more »

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