Anichkov Palace

Anichkov Palace Anichkov Palace, the oldest surviving building of the Nevsky Prospekt.
Its construction was begun in 1714 and was altered many times, when the building is transferred to the new owner, mostly royals as a gift to the wedding. So for example the royal family lived here in 1837, when the Winter Palace suffered a severe fire, it took his training the future Emperor Alexander II. During the Soviet era there was a short time the city museum, but later replaced by the Palace of Pioneers, then turned to Anichkov Lyceum.