The site incorporates the largest collection of paintings in the world.
Russian palace. Battle of the palaces. The main residence of the russian emperors the winter palace impresses by its sheer vastness. The storming of the palace in 1917 as depicted in soviet propaganda art and sergei eisenstein s 1927 film october became an iconic symbol of the russian revolution. It was designed by antonio rinaldi for count grigori grigoryevich orlov and was built between 1766 1781.
Pages in category palaces in russia the following 35 pages are in this category out of 35 total. About the gatchina palace. Later the palace became an abode of the emperor of russia nicholas ii. Being one of the greatest royal residences of the world today this outstanding palace is one of the 6 buildings housing the hermitage museum.
Imperatorsky pavilyon railway station. 20 days in russia the program will take place during the month of august 2019. Petersburg the former imperial capital of russia. Its halls are decorated with 176.
Catherine palace moscow catherinehof. Winter palace undoubtedly the winter palace is a famous attraction of st petersburg and a must stop on your visit to russia. This list may not reflect recent changes. Designed and constructed by the architect giacomo quarenghi between 1792 and 1796 the neoclassical palace was based on the outskirts of st.
It is a unesco world heritage site museum and its park is open to the public maintained by the russian government. The palace was constructed on a monumental scale that was intended to reflect the might and power of imperial russia. Historic centre of saint petersburg and related groups of monuments.