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Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve

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Catherine Park is one of five parks in Pushkin, with the total area of 107 hectares. The park consists of a regular old park and landscaped English Gardens. Old Park, sometimes it was called the Dutch one, was laid out by Dutch masters of landscape works J. Roozenom and J. Vogt in 1720. At the beginning of theXVIII century garden was expanded and decorated with sculptures, pavilions "Hermitage" and "Grotto"were designed as well as Sliding Hill. The complex of Admiralty, Hermitage Kitchen, Upper and Lower bath were built in 1770.

On the territory to the south from the palace, around the Great Pond, English landscape park was laid out, V. Neyelov began the work, and garden master I. Bush completed it. Great Pond was re-designed and turned into a lake, rectangular outlines of the lower pool were also rounded. The Tower Ruin, Cesme, Moreyskaya and Crimean columns, Kagul Obelisk, Turkish and Turkish kiosk cascade were built in the 1770-1780 in honor of the Russian victories in the Russian-Turkish wars. Also, at the empress’s dictation the pavilion "cold bath" with the Agate Rooms and the Cameron Gallery, Concert Hall and other classic buildings were erected.

At the beginning of the XIX century the gate "my dear colleagues" was added to the number of Russian glory monuments, it was dedicated to the victory over Napoleon. In the middle of the century, the ensemble of the Catherine Park was completed with the pavilion "Turkish Bath". Finally, in 1865, in a meadow in front of the southern facade of the Zubov annex there was set up own imperial garden with a large marble fountain and pergola - veranda in the Italian style was set up.

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Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve
  • Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve
  • Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve
  • Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve
  • Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve
  • Catherine Park, Tsarskoe Selo State Museum-Preserve

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g  59.717084,30.397702
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Entrance ticket: for adults - 100 RUR, for students and school children - 50 RUR, for pre-school children - free. Ticketed admission: from April to October (09:00 -18:00).

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