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Catherine Palace
Екатерининский дворец

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Ranked No. 3 in Saint Petersburg Can't Miss Attractions
PalaceBuilding by Famous Architects
Recommended sightseeing time: 2-3 hours
Address: Garden St, 7, Pushkin, Sankt-Peterburg
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Phone: +7-812-4659424 +7-812-4157667 +7-812-4157668

What travelers say:

A must on any visit to St Petersburg. A superbly maintained historical beautiful Palace that is visited by umpteen thousands each day . Be prepared for some hours in queues even on a tour . Tour guides will tell you you get in quicker with them .... you don’t .The Amber room ( no photos under any circumstances ) is worth the visit alone.Get local transport cards for bus trolly bus and metro ( 5 days 431rub=46cny) and save a fortune.Do both of the Palace but one tour is still great.

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Introduction

Catherine's Palace, also known as the Catherine Palace, is located about 25 kilometers south of St. Petersburg. It is a summer villa built in 1717 for Peter II's second wife, Empress Ekaterina, and her daughter Elizabeth. The favorite suburban palaces such as the Queen, Alexander I and Nicholas II. In order to highlight the identity of the royal territory, the area where the palace is located is known as the Shahuang Village or Huangcun after its completion. In 1937, in order to commemorate Pushkin, he spent his childhood and changed to Pushkin Village.
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Getting Around

You are to take subway Blue line and alight at Moskovskaya Station. After the exit, you have to go the east side of the square, and from behind the statue of Lenin, take the public bus K342.
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Helpful Information

1.If it rains, you have to take note that umbrellas are not allowed to be brought into the palace, and have to be deposited at the entrance.2.All liquid materials, haversack bags and so on will have to be deposited.3.Photo taking is not allowed in certain exhibition halls such as the Amber Room. Please follow the instructions strictly.
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