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.
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