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Mariinskiy Palace (Mariinskiy Dvorets)

Isaakiyevskaya Square, 6 | metro Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 190107, Russia
+7 812 319-94-18
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another great building

As every where in Saint Petersberg, this is another great building. History abounds and so many... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
HawneysWorld
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Carrara, Australia
Beautiful building

This is now the City offices for St. Petersburg, but was built by Nicholas 1 for his eldest... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
lesleywr
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Isaakiyevskaya Square, 6 | metro Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 190107, Russia
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

As every where in Saint Petersberg, this is another great building. History abounds and so many sights are all close by.

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This is now the City offices for St. Petersburg, but was built by Nicholas 1 for his eldest daughter Maria, it is in St. Isaac's Square where there is a bridge called Blue Bridge

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

This remarkable Palace is located across the Isaakiyevskaya Ploshchad(Square) and the Blue Bridge over the Moika River, seen from the St. Isaac's Cathedral. The Mariinskiy Palace is a monumental neoclassical building with the wonderful decor, influenced by medieval French and Renaissance architecture. The story about...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2015

We booked in advance, and it would have been nice to have had a 'souvenir' ticket rather than a page from a computer printer. We did buy a program for the ballet performance, which cost 50 Roubles - make sure you have a small value...More

2  Thank Seagold
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Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Mariinskiy palace was the last palace to be built in St. petersburg. it is a walk fromst. Isaacs cathedral. but is worth the visit. it has a magnificient exterior similar in design to many neighbouring grand buildings. and being right at the moyki river gives...More

1  Thank drjsaleh
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Amazing art is found here along one of the main streets in St Petersburg. The lines to get in are nothing like the larger Palaces and museums and the art is quite lovely. This is not one of the highlight stops on the quick tour...More

1  Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

Mariinskiy is the last Neoclassical imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Home to the Kiev Bolshevik Headquarters during the Russian Civil War; it has seen many a catastrophe, including bombardment to rubbles in World war - II. Completely restored, its a nice place...More

1  Thank BijuShantharam
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

I booked ballet tickets on line from Australia at a ridiculous price because I didn't want to miss out, however when they changed the performance I took the opportunity to cancel my ticket. I then asked my private guide to book a ticket for me...More

3  Thank Therese H
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Reviewed 23 March 2013

There are so many grand palaces in Russia and Europe. This is another, but somehow a bit more touching with its history.

1  Thank Krishna M
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Reviewed 13 December 2010

This palace was constructed after the will of the tsar Nicholas I for his daughter Maria who got married to Duke of Leichtenberg Maximilian, a son of Eugene Bogarnet, grandson of the empress of France Josephine, hence - stepgrandson of Napoleon. Construction of the palace...More

2  Thank veresch
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