St. Petersburg Royal Palaces
The Amber Room: Origins and Mystery of a Russian Treasure
Visiting the Amber Room of Catherine's Palace will be a highlight of your visit to St. Petersburg. Learn more about this Russian treasure and how it disappeared from Tsarskoe Selo after WWII and what may have happened to it.
Tsarskoe Selo, the Tsars' Village at Pushkin
Catherine's Palace, the Amber Room, the Alexander Palace, pristine parks and gardens . . . a trip to Tsarskoe Selo will take you the better part of the day, but don't miss this St. Petersburg-area must-see attraction!
Catherine Palace Guide
The Catherine Palace and Park at Tsarskoe Selo is a must-see attraction that will show you how Catherine the Great, and other royal Russians, lived. Here's what you need to know before you go.
Gatchina is a worthwhile excursion for visitors to St. Petersburg. This history-rich palace complex was constructed during the reign of Catherine the Great and has been used by generations of royals since.
Palaces in the St. Petersburg Area
Palaces in and near St. Petersburg are some of the most-visited attractions. See art masterpieces, luxurious period rooms, artifacts from the tsars, and manicured gardens and parks fit for the kings and queens who used them for entertaining and for leisure.
Visit Pavlovsk Palace and Park for a peek into Tsar Paul's and Maria Fyodorovna's life. Enjoy viewing the empress's personal chambers and take a stroll through the park with its whimsical architectural touches.
Oranienbaum Palace and Park is still under restoration. It dates from the time of Peter the Great and retains original artifacts from Catherine the Great's Era. This less popular St. Petersburg attraction is an important piece of Russian history and one of the area's treasures.
Peterhof Photo Tour
Enter the world of Peter the Great on this Peterhof photo tour, which includes pictures of Peter's Court and the buildings and gardens at this imperial palace. Peterhof is how Russian royalty lived in St. Petersburg!
Guide to Peterhof/Petrodvorets - This guide to Peterhof includes hours of operation, admission fees, and other information about visiting Peterhof from St. Petersburg. Don't miss out on the Russian Versailles when you visit the Petersburg area. This palace complex offers visitors an unparalleled look at the lifestyle of Peter the Great.