Explore the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg
The State Art-Architectural Palace-Park Museum-Reserve “Pavlovsk” is a palace and park ensemble of the late 18th – early 19th centuries, located in the town of Pavlovsk, a suburb of St. Petersburg.
The centerpiece of the complex is the Pavlovsk Palace, the summer palace of Paul I, Emperor of the Russian Empire in 1796-1801.
Pavlovsk is perhaps the most charming of the imperial residences located in the suburbs of St. Petersburg. It was built later than the others.
In 1782-1786, the architect Charles Cameron built a large palace with side colonnades and service buildings here. During the short reign of Paul I, the palace was rebuilt and expanded.
Italian hall – the central hall of the palace.
Small room of Paul I.
Temple of Vesta, the goddess of hearth and home, located in the center of the room.
Carpet room decorated with tapestries.
Maria Feodorovna Library.
Maria Feodorovna Boudoir.
Grand bedroom – one of the most luxurious rooms of the palace.
Maria Feodorovna dressing room.
Second connecting hall.
Third connecting hall.
Large (Throne) hall.
The church has even a tiny bell tower.
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