The most beautiful castles: …(4a) CATHERINE’S PALACE

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The most beautiful castles (4a)

CATHERINE’S PALACE
Saint Petersburg – Russia

I was looking for you, my friends and readers, pictures of the most beautiful castles in the world. This is the first article in the series devoted to Catherine’s Palace.

The Palazzo Catherina, also improperly called Tsarskoye Selo Palace, is an 18th century Baroque Russian palace located in Pushkin (ancient Tsarskoye Selo, ie « Tsar village »), 25 km from Petersburg.

a) Outside:

CatherinePalaceSouthSide

User Leonard G. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Source: pxhere.com

Екатерининский_дворец_Catherine_Palace

author:  Kiminias . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Author:  Dezidor . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

In 1752, the Empress Elizabeth I ordered the construction of the palace. The palace is inaugurated on July 30, 1756.Catherine II, called the Great, enlarges the existing palace, she sends ambassadors across Europe to acquire the most beautiful existing works; And landscaped pavilions and English gardens around the large pond of the palace.

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Pushkin, Catherine Palace, a portico on the side of the park

Author: Екатерина Борисова . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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 Source: pxhere.com

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Hermitage pavilion in Tsarskoe Selo

Author:Florstein (WikiPhotoSpace) . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Pavilion and fish pond, in Catherine’s Palace

Source: pxhere.com

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Catherine Park in Tsarskoe Selo

Author:Florstein (WikiPhotoSpace) . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

Architecture Sankt Petersburg Catherine's Palace

Architecture Sankt Petersburg Catherine’s Palace

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