The environ includes a magnificent palace and a picturesque park one of the largest in Europe that covers the area of 600 ha. Located on a hill the palace overlooks an English-styled park, with a beautiful river running down it. This is a superb palace and park ensemble of late XVIII - early XIX centuries which was used as a summer residence of the Russian emperor Paul I, the son of Catherine the Great and his family.
Pavlovsk Palace, built in 1782-1786 by architect Charles Cameron. The building of the Palace is an example of the Russian Classical architecture. Collections of the museum are rich in unique pieces of Russian and West European porcelain, furniture, canvases of XVII – XVIII c.c. of western artists, carpets, bronze items, ivory and precious stones objects. Antique sculpture collection is the second after collections of Hermitage.
Park with pavilions, stair cases, bridges, dams, garden and park sculptures.
Daily 10:00 – 17:00. Closed: Fridays.