Russian Royal Family decided to locate their country summer residences in the southern vicinity of the northern capital.
During the days of tsarist Russia only invited guests could get admission to the beautiful parks and palaces, nowadays they are open to any tourist.
The main treasure of the museum in the town of Pushkin, which is located 24 kilometers (15 miles) from the center of St. Petersburg proper, is the famous Amber Room.
During your private tour you will get acquainted with the history of that magnificent palace and blooming gardens.
You will visit compositional centre of the ensemble - the Great Catherine Palace – an unsurpassed example of Russian Baroque. You will be enraptured by the sumptuous décor of the great hall and the golden enfilade. The world-famous Amber room now returned to life and open to public. Come and admire unique works of fine and applied art.
You will stroll along the paths of the Regular Park (Old Garden) created by Elizabeth and the Landscape (English) Park fashioned by Catherine The Great accompanied by a personal licensed guide.
Mirror ponds, unique cascade system of XVIII century, great pond reshaped by the orders of the empress, Cameron Gallery and Turkish Kiosk, marble bridge and several dozens historical monuments are scattered across the park. There are grand palaces and intimate pavilions, bridges and marble monuments as well as exotic structures with a romantic atmosphere.
All that makes Catherine park the perfect place for a photoshoot. Every corner serves as picturesque backdrop for a photograph.
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