Tsarskoye Selo State Museum Preserve, St. Petersburg

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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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  • Tsarsko Selo (Tsar Village) is a Royal complex Peter the Great built for his wife Catherine I, later enlarged and lavishly decorated by Catherine II (the Great). It consists of a breathtaking Palace.....  more
    Tsarsko Selo (Tsar Village) is a Royal complex Peter the Great built for his wife Catherine I, later enlarged and lavishly decorated by Catherine II (the Great). It consists of a breathtaking Palace.....  more »
  • Not my first visit and every time I am impressed. Love everything about it. Landscapes, architecture, all so nice. In one day you will see so many different styles of architecture and so many... 
    Not my first visit and every time I am impressed. Love everything about it. Landscapes, architecture, all so nice. In one day you will see so many different styles of architecture and so many...  more »
  • The palace is amazing from inside and outside. However the place is extremely busy and you loose every sense of enjoyment. Consider avoiding cloakrooms and restrooms. 
    The palace is amazing from inside and outside. However the place is extremely busy and you loose every sense of enjoyment. Consider avoiding cloakrooms and restrooms.  more »
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  • Beautiful, one of the most beautiful places in the world. Impressive
  • Nice place and beautiful collection in meausum
  • Outstanding palace and gardens. Unfortunately, no English tours
  • Must visit and watch without doubt 😉
  • Very quiet and cosy small village. A lot of sightseeing around

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