Catherine’s Palace is one of the earliest Romanov palaces. Over the centuries, the destruction in the Second World War and heavy restoration work, the tour of the Catherine’s Palace becomes a real dive into history.
The Catherine’s Palace occupies a central place in the palace and park ensemble of Tsarskoye Selo.
The blue, white and golden color of the building gives it a solemn and festive look. The facade is decorated with white columns, moulded elements and figures of atlantes. From the central part of the palace departs wings connected by covered galleries. In the northern part of the structure rises a five-domed palace church with gilded domes.
Such famous architects as Francesco Rastrelli and Charles Cameron, Vasily Stasov and Hippolyte Monighetti took part in decorating the interior of the Catherine’s Palace.
In different epochs masterpieces of imperial interior were created here: famous amber room, spacious and bright halls, Chinese blue living room and many others.
A tour for two to Catherine’s Palace will leave an unforgettable impression of the majesty and beauty of the building, a dive into 300 years of Russian history.