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Stroganov Palace (Saint Petersburg)

Stroganov Palace (Saint Petersburg)

 

 

 

17, Nevsky Prospekt

Subway: +7 (812) 571-8238

Tel. +7 (812) 571-8238

Open: daily 10am- 6pm (10am- 5pm on Monday)

Closed: Tuesday

 

 

 

 

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Description of Stroganov Palace

Stroganov Palace is one of the best examples of Russian Baroque architecture, designed by the famous architect Rastrelli. Facade of this large white and pink building is covered by beautiful moldings and statues. Stroganov Palace has over 50 rooms, a central hall and a gallery with high mirrors and sculptures. The entrance to its magnificent residence is decorated with coats of arms of Stroganov (Stroganoff) family. New owners of Stroganov Palace were so famous, they paid a large sum as well as a portrait painted by artist Rotary.

 

The interior of Stroganov Palace hasn't change through time, yet the exterior have changed several times. At various times it was painted pink, brick- red, green. In the end of the 20th century Stroganov Palace was turned into a part of a Russian Museum. Today it holds a gallery of wax figures of the people who often visited the estate. Additionally exhibits from the Russian Museum are commonly held in Stroganov Palace.

 

 

 

 


 

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