Catherine Palace and Parks in Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo) is located in suburbs close to Saint Petersburg and represents the best of Russian royal heritage.
On this tour you will be picked up from your hotel and will be driven to the Palace. When you arrive you will see how its solemn tranquility hypnotizes with grandeur and beauty. Tsarskoe Selo is also tightly connected with the life of the famous Russian poet who suffered a tragic death - Alexander Pushkin. The first owners of Tsarskoe Selo were women: Catherine I, the wife of Peter I, Elisabeth I, their daughter, and Catherine II. Elisabeth I, after she had inherited Tsarskoe Selo, treated it with special affection and named the palace she commissioned to be built after her mother. Catherine Palace is an impressive baroque reconstruction with rooms decorated with gold and mirrors.
On this guided tour of the area you will also have a unique chance to visit the breath-taking Amber Room.