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Peter I House

Petrovskaya Emb., 6 | metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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The very first house in St. Petersburg is a small, wooden cabin that Peter the Great inhabited for five years, and is now filled with some of his original belongings.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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“high roof” (2 reviews)
“small park” (2 reviews)
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Petrovskaya Emb., 6 | metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

From a historic perspective this is definitely something to see. As to the something to see, there isn't much to it but if you have a few minutes by all means stop in to take a look. A guide with knowledge of the historic details...More

Thank robert-not-home
Reviewed 1 April 2017

It is small place and it takes less than an hour max, to look around. They built it in 3 days, in 1703, March. This is the first Tsar's house in St. Petersburg in history. I stunned to know, it is 3 pieces' house for...More

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 28 March 2017

When asking whether it was worth visiting at the ticket office we were only told we could not enter it. But it is definitely worth it. They surrounded the Domik Petra (Peter's Cabin) by another, a protective stone house. And it is the real thing...More

Thank Schilplin
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The log cabin of Peter the Great now stands inside another building in a small park close to the river bank. There's not a lot to see, the tiny rough hewn building with interiors, presumably reconstructed to some degree, a boat he built and some...More

Thank Polyolbion A
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Peter I house is inside another house which has the aim to preserve the original cabin. It is entirely made of wood and you can see all the interiors walking outside the cabin and snooping through the cabin's windows. It is very small and I'm...More

Thank Danessia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The other name is the Cabin of the Peter the Great. It was the first residential house, a little cottage built for Peter himself in record 3 days in traditional Russian log cabin style (izba) with large windows and a high roof. Nowadays it's protected...More

Thank Anna_Trestain
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice the first house of st Petersburg ! Very busy from buses of tourists ! The house is supposed to have 60 m2 , 3 buses of tourist in front were visiting so yes it gets busy !

Thank Joao C
Reviewed 20 June 2016

To get to this amazing site we crossed this time the Troitsky Bridge from the Palace Embankment, instead to go with boat as we used to do. We found ourselves on the Petrovskaya Embankment in so called Petrogradsky District Island. This island is almost as...More

1  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This house is Peter I log cabin that was upgrade as you see it. Not visited by many buy interesting tom see where to all started.

1  Thank InterntlTraveler10
Reviewed 14 February 2016

It isn't a good place to pay a visit during my travel on St. Petersburg, the place was closed suddenly without any notification, and the guard of the house was rude and spoke foul language, didn't have a good impression there, so its better to...More

1  Thank Jax T
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