Audio tour

Audio tourTsarskoye Selo

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  1. Audio tour Summary
  2. Audio tour Summary

    Tsarskoye Selo was founded as a small country retreat for Empress Catherine I – the third & last wife of Peter the Great. The Estate developed continuously for two centuries, comprising new parks and gardens, pavilions, follies and palaces. The “small retreat” grew into a luxurious facility of parks and gardens. But the park area fell behind enemy lines during WW2, and was ruinously damaged. The Estate we see today is not only the work of its original builders, but a testament to the work of restorers who had to rebuild two centuries of finery in just a few decades, against the background of soviet financial stringency. Today Tsarskoye Selo is an exquisite gem of St Petersburg’s surroundings.

  3. 1 Statue of Pushkin
  4. 2 Znamenskaya Church
  5. 3 Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum
  6. 4 Entrance to the Catherine Park
  7. 5 Catherine Palace
  8. 6 Cameron Gallery
  9. 7 Grotto Pavilion
  10. 8 The Great Pond
  11. 9 The Admiralty
  12. 10 Island Hall
  13. 11 The Chesme Column
  14. 12 Turkish Baths
  1. Audio tour Summary

    Tsarskoye Selo was founded as a small country retreat for Empress Catherine I – the third & last wife of Peter the Great. The Estate developed continuously for two centuries, comprising new parks and gardens, pavilions, follies and palaces. The “small retreat” grew into a luxurious facility of parks and gardens. But the park area fell behind enemy lines during WW2, and was ruinously damaged. The Estate we see today is not only the work of its original builders, but a testament to the work of restorers who had to rebuild two centuries of finery in just a few decades, against the background of soviet financial stringency. Today Tsarskoye Selo is an exquisite gem of St Petersburg’s surroundings.

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  • Маша

    5 out of 5 rating 02-01-2019

    Здорово

  • Людмила

    5 out of 5 rating 10-08-2018

    Прекрасный гид, с хорошим материалом и отличной озвучкой. Профессиональная работа известного издательства "Вокруг Света"! Узнала много нового о знакомом парке. Рекомендую всем!

  • Денис

    5 out of 5 rating 09-18-2018

    Всё интересно, вмеру фактов

  • андрей

    5 out of 5 rating 09-25-2016

    очень здорово смотреть одно а знать обовсем этом просто класно

  • Иван

    5 out of 5 rating 07-07-2016

    Отличный тур, я и не знал что парк такой огромный и интересный!