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Catherine's Palace

Krasnokursantsky proezd 3/5 | Metro Baumanskaya, Moscow, Russia
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Krasnokursantsky proezd 3/5 | Metro Baumanskaya, Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This opulent Palace was a gift to Catherine first. The exquisite grounds and interior of the vast royal residence and hear a fascinating room by room commentary via headsets. The highlight of the visit is the famous Amber Room, decorated with engraved amber panels, jewelled...More

Thank rainbow1939
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Visited the famous Catherine Palace at Pushkin. Walked into the once used dining areas, grand halls, beautiful resting areas very, very regal, opulent, ostentatious to a point and bordering on in the face. Décor that spelt the psyche of the people, the royalty of the...More

Thank neelu0609
Reviewed 15 October 2016

At first pay up Rub700.00 per person to visit the Palace Garden which opens at 10:00am, then line up the queue for tickets for the Palace which also house the Great Amber room for Rub1000.00 each. This tickets issue from 12:00 noon with limited numbers....More

Thank WasanthaSamarasekera
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

On the outskirts of St Petersburg, but worth the hour long drive. The Amber Room is really amazing considering that it was completely rebuilt after being destroyed. This was the first thing we saw in Russia and the beautiful colored buildings really blew us away....More

Thank joshua916
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Beautiful place, the Amber room and mirrors are stunning, but I found myself wishing that the weather was nicer so we could walk around the grounds more. Wow... they were incredible and well groomed. Even when we went there were huge crowds, I'd be tempted...More

Reviewed 16 June 2016

To all future posters. Catherine's Palace is not in Moscow, it is in St. Petersburg. Leave your reviews for the palace in the St. Petersburg Things to Do.

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

The palace, built by Peter the Great as a token of his love for his wife Catherine. The palace was occupied, looted and finally was destroyed during the war. Since that time the palace has been lovingly and meticulously restored to reflect its former splendor...More

Thank MrHappyHappy
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Another half day excursion, about 45 minutes coach ride. Then best part of an hour queue outside. We were entertained by a band while we waited, but would have been awful in the rain. The palace is awesome as are the grounds. Needed longer there,...More

Thank Gch3153
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Catherine Palace was named after Catherine the first, the wife of Peter the Great. Originally a two story building the palace owes its opulence to Catherine’s daughter Empress Elizabeth who instructed architects to completely redesign the palace to rival Versailles. Fun Fact: More than 100kg...More

Thank ClaireRyan_FCW
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Don't miss visiting if you are in Moscow. A spectacular Palace reflecting the royal Life of old. Plan on 2-3 hours to see the Palace and grounds

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