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Alexander Palace

Sadovay str, 2, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia
+7 812 465-20-18
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Rossian soul!

Very, very, very nice place, one of the most beatiful places of the world! One of our friends... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Belgrade, Serbia

I had heard about this palace but it was beyond what I imagined. The gold and ornate architecture... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Bill K
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Sadovay str, 2, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601, Russia

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Very, very, very nice place, one of the most beatiful places of the world! One of our friends suggests us: travell to the kings towns! There you will see so much beautifull things - as much as you cant imagine!! And it is true. When...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I had heard about this palace but it was beyond what I imagined. The gold and ornate architecture is like nothing I'd seen before. Inside the palace itself is no different. Amazing!

1  Thank Bill K
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This Palace is situated just across the Catherine Palace and was a Catherine the Great present for her grandson Alexander I. That was the work of another italian architect and in difference from Francesco Bartholomeo Rastrelli, who made the Catherine Palace more in Rococo and...More

2  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 7 September 2016

September 2016 entire grounds and building are closed. We would love to have seen it. It is directly across from The Catherine Palace and would be easy to pair with that tour.

2  Thank blondetraveler508
Reviewed 20 June 2016

major renovation is being carried out at the moment. the palace closed in august 2015. the wing which housed the living quarters of the last imperial family will be renovated and / or reconstructed. the former kitchen building located next to the palace will be...More

4  Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 11 June 2016

The last Russian Tzar was exiled to Siberia after spending his last 13 years in this palace which he made his main residence. A good choice if you are interested in the interiors of late 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum possesses a great...More

3  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 September 2015

A gift of Catherine the Great to her favorite grandson, Grand Duke Alexander Pavlovich (later Emperor Alexander I of Russia) when he married Grand Duchess Elizaveeta Alexeevna. The building designed by Giacomo Quarenghi between 1792 and 1796 was originally planned for Saint Petersburg. But finally...More

4  Thank Mina P
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

This is my fave out of the palaces we visited during our stay in St Petersburg. Despite its modesty compared to others, I loved its homeliness and stories about Nicholas and Alexandra's life together. At this palace you actually feel like it's the real place...More

2  Thank GannaGanna
Reviewed 17 July 2015

This is a very warm family house, after so many years one might still feel as if intruding into a personal life. This was a true family which utterly valued its family life and every moment they were able to spend together. This place is...More

1  Thank Alla_Abramova
Reviewed 13 May 2015

This was the actual home of the last Tsar and his family. So worth a visit if one is interested in that part of history. Still not fully restored, but a touching place to be as one pictures them sitting and waiting all night in...More

3  Thank Barbara W
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9 January 2017|
Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
Catherine, unfortunately it is closed presently, for the restoration. And it lasts since september 2015.