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The National Congress Palace (Constantine Palace)

Beryozovaya Alley, 3, Strelna, St. Petersburg 198515, Russia
+7 812 438-53-60
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1 Aug 2016
“Palace restored for international meetings”
6 Jul 2016
“Magnificent Attraction”
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Beryozovaya Alley, 3, Strelna, St. Petersburg 198515, Russia
+7 812 438-53-60
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

The place, in ruins after WW2, has been fully and perhaps over-perfectly restored. The decor is bland and uninteresting in itself, although clearly the palace is an excellent place for entertaining foreign politicians, with grand meeting rooms galore. While it contains a few art works...More

Thank andrewnb
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Not far from St. Petersburg. Can easily be reached by bus or tram to Strelna. Palace and park situated close to the road. Palace recently restored. Perhaps best known for hosting G8 meeting for country leaders. President Bush and president Putin participated. Small houses on...More

3  Thank Dag W
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This is a palace that will not dissapoint those that like this style of museum attraction. A really beautiful place to visit and what a great history. It oozes sofistication and beauty, well worth the visit.

1  Thank Enda C
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This palace is approx. 20 miles outside of St. Petersburg; it is beautiful and right next door to the hotel I stayed in (Baltic Star Hotel, which is also gorgeous).

2  Thank peterr77
Reviewed 6 March 2015

This palace was recently restored and is used as Putins residence when he is in the area. World leaders meet here for summits and talks. The top observation cupola has been transformed into a replica ships interior and is extraordinary. You visit a good many...More

1  Thank Pammie56
Reviewed 31 January 2014

First of all, it is completelly restored palace. We were here many years ago, and saw absolute devastation. Now it is a State House, for summits (with security). And for us - excursions you should book in advance. better on the web-site. You can choose...More

Thank anna-en-vacance
Reviewed 3 May 2013

It was a semi-ruined palace until it was decided to remodel it into this fancy palace of congresses. Like often in Russia, things had to be started fast, at the expense of historical restoration. Just a few rooms have been restored to what they looked...More

Thank Pasha K
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Although the Palace lays outside of the city, it is easy accessible via bus & tram. The 404 bus will pick you up inside the city and have you at the entrance in no more then 30 minutes. Trams will also connect you with the...More

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Rodrigo L
Hello, I didn't find where to buy the excursion tickets online. In the official website they say it can be bought in the site, but they give no link to it...
22 July 2016|
Response from Alionushka_SPb | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Rodrigo! Here's a link for on-line tickets. Go to the official web-site and add in a line of command /ru/tickets Unfortunately the information about the tickets is given in Russian language only. I suppose they didn't... More
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