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Tsaskoe Selo (Tsar's Village) was prepared as a surprise for Peter the Great by his wife Catherine. It was under Empress Elizabeth and Catherine the Great between 1744 and 1796 that the palace at Tsarskoe Selo was built. The centerpiece is the vast Catherine Palace, desinged by Italian architect Rastrelli. Its great palace is designed in florid baroque style.
The town of Tsarskoye Selo was changed to Pushkin after the famous Russian poet. A statue of Pushkin is displayed in the... more travel advice
Before entering the Catherine Palace, you will need to put on a shoe cover over your shoe to protect against damage to... more travel advice
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