The program of excursion
Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) during the period of almost two centuries was the summer residence of the Russian monarchs. It is also known as «the town of muses», because in different periods it was a refuge for the great Russian writers A. S. Pushkin, M. Y. Lermontov, S. A. Esenin.
During this excursion you will walk along the Catherine Park, on the territory of which there are more than 100 different sculptures, pavilions, bridges, monuments and other constructions. And, of course, you will visit the Catherine Palace, will see its interiors and hear an interesting story of the guide about the events in Russian history, connected with Tsarskoe Selo. In this program the excursion to the famous
, which was renewed by the modern restorers and represented to the public in its all beauty, is also included.
Pavlovsk is famous for its wonderful palace and park ensemble, which construction began during the reign of the Emperor Paul I and was finished after his death. It is the last summer royal residence, which was constructed by Romanov dynasty around Saint-Petersburg.
During this excursion you can admire the picturesque spaces of the unquestioned masterpiece of the landscape art — Pavlovsk Park and visit amazing example of Russian classicism style — Pavlovsk Palace.
In the halls of the palace-museum there is the richest and various collection of porcelain, faience, ceramics and glass, which has the unique pieces of the most famous manufactories of Europe and Russia. Also the palace is famous for its collection of art fabrics, which is admitted as one of the most significant. It includes the most various items, from the refined handkerchiefs, sewed round by the finest handmade lace, to monumental tapestry.