Parks & Palaces

St.Petersburg and Suburbs

Former residence of Russian Tzar was commissioned by Empress Elizabeth I to architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli. Inside of the Palace has been reconstructed several times: during the 1780s and 1790s by Giacomo Quarenghi… Read More

Peterhof is one of the most fascinating former royal residences in the suburbs of Saint-Petersburg located on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland about 30 km from the city. It is famous for its beautiful parks with numerous fountains… Read More

Tsarskoe Selo, located 25 km to the South of St. Petersburg, is one of the brilliant country residences. It was created by celebrated architects, experts of landscape art, sculptors, and artists. For two hundred years it belonged to… Read More

The Pavlovsk is one of the former Royal summer residences situated 32 kilometers south of Saint Petersburg. Catherine II presented her son Paul one thousand acres… Read More

The Palace is named after the aristocratic Yusupov family. Five generations of a famous family are related to this building. Construction of the Palace began in 1770, designed by the French architect… Read More

The Mikhailovsky Castle is one of the most mysterious places in Saint Petersburg. Since it was built, there are many legends about it. Unusual in St. Petersburg the medieval appearance… Read More

The Summer garden is a Park ensemble, as well as a monument of landscape art of the first third of the XVIII century of St. Petersburg.… Read More

Field of Marsis one of the largest park in the сentral part of St. Petersburg. Previously, this place was a swamp, which was drained by order of Peter I.… Read More

State historical and architectural Park Monrepos is perfect for those visitors who are tired of the city rush, concrete jungles, whose eye is used to the landscape of gray… Read More

The Marble Palace building is truly unique, as it is the first building in St. Petersburg whose facade completely made natural marble. It is worth noting that 32 types of marble… Read More

The Mariinsky Palace was built in 1839 -1844. The site of the modern Palace ensemble was previously occupied by the former Palace of count Chernyshev.… Read More

The Vorontsov Palace is located in the center of St. Petersburg, directly opposite Gostiny Dvor. This building is considered one of the most beautiful architectural monuments… Read More