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St.Petersburg Museums

 
  
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Alexander Nevsky Laura
Church of Our Saviour on Split Blood
Cruiser Aurora
Hermitage
Kazan Cathedral
Kunstkammer (Chamber of Curiosities)
Menshikov's Palace
Navy Museum
Peter and Paul Fortress
Peter the Great's Cottage
St. Isaac's Cathedral
State Museum of Urban Sculpture
State Russian Museum
Yusupov Palace
Zoological Museum

Menshikov's Palace

   
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Menshikov's Palace   Menshikov's Palace 

Description:
Menshikov Palace is the first monumental stone building in St. Petersburg. It was designed by architects Giovanni Mario Fontana and Gottfried Johann Schadel and constructed in two periods: from 1710 to 1712 and from 1714 to 1727. This palace was Peter the Great’s present to his friend and adviser A.D.Menshikov and it competes in magnificence with the most compelling palaces of Russian emperors. The palace stores a superb collection of exhibits belonging to the first third of the 18th century.

Main attractions:
The interior and the premises: the entrance hall, front staircase, hazel study, reception room, dining room. The most attractive rooms are those decorated with white and blue Dutch tiles.

Houseware, pieces of art of the late 17th – first third of the 18th centuries, some personal belongings of Peter the Great, the court and the owner of the Palace.

Open:
Daily 10:30 - 16:30. Closed: Mondays.



 

  
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