2 Making A Tour Of The Grand Palace In Tsaritsyno

Making A Tour Of The Grand Palace In Tsaritsyno

Posted on March 10, 2012 by

One of its beautiful chandeliers.

Catherine’s Hall with tons of gold leaf, expensive parquet and crystal chandelier must be the most pompous. On the ceiling, you’ll find an inscription citing Catherine II running, “Without people’s trust, power means nothing”.

The gem of the place is this marble statue of Catherine II made by sculptor A. Opekushin. It is 260 cm tall and has a weight of over 3 tons!

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2 Responses to “Making A Tour Of The Grand Palace In Tsaritsyno”

  1. YJ says:

    I want the gold, give me the gold.

  2. fascinating.Good for Russia to preserve these historical treasures.

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