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Address: Dvortsovy Ave, 46, Lomonosov, St. Petersburg 198412, Russia
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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A beautiful estate covered in snow.

I went to Oranienbaum with a tour group with Russian language no English. I speak very basic Russian but it was the only tour I could get on the day. It was a bitterly cold day... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Derek O
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Oxenford, Australia
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Oxenford, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I went to Oranienbaum with a tour group with Russian language no English. I speak very basic Russian but it was the only tour I could get on the day. It was a bitterly cold day with a lot of snow falling. You do not get to see the gardens and fountains as it is near winter. The landscape was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

20,000 people protected Catherine the Great's frolic during WW2 from letting the Nazi's destroy this gem of the monarch. Was it worth it? They thought so, and, over a 20 yr period, I saw it go from beautiful to grand. This is a must for those of you who love architecture and interiors. Better than the French equivalent of Marie... More 

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Thank Design1950
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

it's in good condition. still renovation going on in the outer parts of the estate. such a beautiful estate. worth a walk and visit of the interior of the main palace as well as some of the pavilions.

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Thank Januarius Z
St. Petersburg, Russia
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400 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

About 50km from Sait Pete centre by car this ensemble is worthwhile visiting. The park and all the constructions in it. It was not ruined by fascists during Second War Two and so it has the authentic atmosphere from the 18th centuriy when is was founded. The park is enormous and well kept in most places, starting from May and... More 

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14 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Although we did not go inside any of the museums, we cycled around the whole area of the park. A really beautiful place that let's you get away from the busy life of the city. If you do have a chance to go there, consider renting a bicycle and cycling around the park, you actually are allowed to cycle there,... More 

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2 Thank Denis K
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015

An amazing experience to be taken on a guided tour by one of the curators around the fantastic renovation of Oranienbaum. Visiting St. Petersburg ?, then put this wonder on your list.

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Peterhof was closed due to the G20 summit and the website recommended we go to this park and its palaces instead.It was about 200r to get in to the park, and each palace was around the same. Some are not yet re-furbished so are not really worth the entrance fee, especially as the attendants are horrified if someone actually goes... More 

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St.Petersburg, Russia
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2011

Absolutely unique Chinese palace has for some 5 years been closed for public due to restoration - but in late December 2010 the Hermitage museum made it possible to see the most exquisite details of that palace, namely beads panels originally decorating one of the rooms. They were taken off the walls for restoration in the Hermitage workshops. Those panels... More 

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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2007

Going out to Orienenbaum by train was a fun and enjoyable experience. I would have to say that the Palace park in Orienenbaum would have been even more enjoyable had our timing not been so bad - they not decided - after all this time - to restore everything in sight all at once. Hopeing for photo op of the... More 

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