If you enter into the park from Sadovaya (Garden) street you can see the Catherine Palace (known as the Great Palace of Tsarskoye Selo).
The one of the wonders of the world – The Amber room is located here. Unfortunately making pictures is forbidden inside the Amber room, so you should come here and see it yourself.
The Palace Chapel (Church of the Resurrection).
The regular part of the Catherine Park. Aliens, welcome!
The Hermitage pavilion in the Regular Park (the Catherine Park) at Tsarskoye Selo.
A channel crossing little bridge in the regular part of the Catherine Park.
One of park sculptures.
There is a tradition between students of a military school: on the Graduation day they nail their old shoulder straps to trees.
This wing of the Great Palace at Tsarskoye Selo is called The Cameron Gallery Ensemble (the Cameron Thermae) by its architect name.
These building marked the boundary between the regular and landscape parts of the Catherine Park.
The great pond.
The Grotto pavilion on the bank of the Great Pond in the Catherine Park is used as a venue for temporary exhibitions.
The Turkish Bath.
The complex of three pavilions that has long been known as the Admiralty.
Two brick towers known as the Birdhouses or Aviaries. Water birds (ducks and swans) used to be kept in them.
The Pyramid is one of the first pavilions in the Landscape Park.
The Marble or Palladian Bridge, also known as the Siberian Marble Gallery.
The landscape part of the Catherine Park has an area of 70 hectares.
The Red or Turkish Cascade was built in order to prevent the new ponds from drying out.
This pavilion known is named Creaking – or Chinese – Summer-House because of its weathervane in the form of a Chinese banner that creaks loudly as it turns with the wind.
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