Winter Palace

Winter Palace


St Petersburg, Russian Federation (RU)
Winter Palace was built between 1754 and 1762 as the winter residence of the Russian tsars. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the Baroque-style, green-and-white palace has 1,786 doors and 1,945 windows. Catherine the Great was its first royal occupant. The Palace is now part of a group of buildings that is called the State Hermitage Museum which holds one of the world's greatest collections of art.
Winter Palace was built between 1754 and 1762 as the winter residence of the Russian tsars. Designed by Bartolomeo Rastrelli, the Baroque-style, green-and-white palace has 1,786 doors and 1,945 windows. Catherine the Great was its first royal occupant. The Palace is now part of a group of buildings that is called the State Hermitage Museum which holds one of the world's greatest collections of art.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Hinkkanen

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