Dvorets Kottedzh Petergof Gosudarstvennyy muzey-zapovednik, St. Petersburg

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  • Unlike usual majestic palaces-the cottage Palace was surprisingly small. I was very surprised: here compared to "conventional palaces" very modest conditions: small rooms, low ceilings, no lush halls to balls. I can not believe that such a small "Palace" lived big Czarist family.
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  • Among the many in petergof Palace, the Palace would most probably an earthy. I don't care at all looks Russian Baroque and rustic style, shows a simple appearance. Read more close to the time on the show, around the summer palace, a little more around altogether.
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  • History of the Park begins with the 18TH century when Peter I identified this territory under plots for cottages. In the year 1733 area becomes the property of Empress Anna ioannovna. Here brought many animals deer, boars, hares, and others to create a hunting park. Later there was a menagerie of Tsarskoye Selo, where the alexandrovsky Park was formed. In 1825, the year after his ascent to the throne of Tsar Nicholas I, gave the estate to his wife Alexandra Fedorovna, and it was called "her Majesty's Own dacha. From that time began the device fleet. So, this place became a family residence of four generations of the Romanov Dynasty. Most of the buildings here were created in neo-Gothic style by the architects a. projected by A.menelaws, a. i. Shtakenshnejdero, and K.f. Schinkel in 1830 's. Now it is the ensemble of 115 hectares of area, which is part of the State Museum-preserve «Peterhof», and a great place for families and friends. On the first floor of the Palace are large and small reception, library, large living room and study of Alexandra Fyodorovna. Later to the Palace were added to the dining room and marble terrace. On the second floor is the study of Nicholas I..
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