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Pavlovsk Palace and Park

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Address: Sadovaya St., 20, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg 196621, Russia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Once the hunting grounds of czars, this 1,500-acre park contains an aviary,...

Once the hunting grounds of czars, this 1,500-acre park contains an aviary, charming foot bridges, trails, ponds, gardens and the sprawling palace that belonged to Paul I.

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Unbelievable reconstruction

What we liked the most about the Palace was looking at the old pictures taken just after the Germans had destroyed the Palace and how it looks in the present. Amazing that the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What we liked the most about the Palace was looking at the old pictures taken just after the Germans had destroyed the Palace and how it looks in the present. Amazing that the Palace wasn't just completely demolished rather than reconstructed. Quite a testament to the importance of the Palace to the Russian people and also to the craftsman who... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a guided tour and were delighted to visit this palace. It was wonderful, both inside and outside. I particularly liked walking in the gardens and seeing the Temple of Friendship ion the lake

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were there in December and they had Troika rides through the gardens that we took around the palace. It was very charming and relaxing even in winter. The palace was much smaller than some of the other great palaces but still large enough and quite quaint. If one is already out to see the Pushkin town and the summer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A bit of the beaten track but well possible to visit in connection with Catherine's Palace. A beautiful palace with lovely garden. Winter landscape added to the experience. Be prepared for the crowds

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We visited the place at the end of summer. The palace was ok, not that amazing in comparison to other palace or museums like Hermitage. But the garden was truly beautiful, calm and no sign of city rush with some magical silence. The park is also suggested to people who need calmness and suffer from neurological diseases. One of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This site is rather adjacent to the Pushkin Town in Pushkin District. And very near to the Pavlovsk Town center is situated this beautiful palace and park. That is a big estate and in the same time the youngest one of the grand Imperial properties around St.Petersburg. It is named in the honour of Tsar Pavel, the son of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

It also takes about an hour to get to Pavlovsk by car, but it is worth the visit, although not as big as the other palaces, it is one of the Palaces that one must go see. Again this is a nice visit on a sunny day so one can enjoy the gardens, the inside is not as luxurious as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I especially recommend to visit the park in autumn. The golden leaves just make the whole place look like in a story book! The palace is small but beautiful, and you can get lost in your thoughts in its poetic English-styled park. If you walk enough, you might as well find a little amphitheater in the woods by the river... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Pavlovsk is a beautiful palace that warrants a visit. It is unique among the major Imperial palaces in that it never underwent any major renovations and expansions (other than post WWII restoration). Also unlike the other major palaces, it is not in the Baroque style. Perhaps owing to the role of Scottish born Russian court architect Charles Cameron, the palace... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our friends had been in St Petersburg one time and never went to Pavlovsk, so we couldn't skip it as we wanted to have unique experience. I think it is an excellent way to explore the Russian countryside and get out of the city. There are lots of different areas in Pavlovsk Park which you can explore. We used the... More 

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