Big Gatchina palace is rich in history and will be of interest to every lover of architecture and history.
Structure is something of a cross between a medieval castle and a country residence, consists of three parts, and in the interior is dominated by Russian classicism. This place was one of the favorite in the royal family.
Structure of the palace was a joint idea of Catherine II and Count Orlov, her favorite, which was donated by the current land of Gatchina.
After the death of Orlov Gatchina was transferred to the future Emperor Paul I. < br> The building has repeatedly participated in the shooting of films.
Gatchina Palace is the center of landscape ensemble, as well as the unofficial symbol of the city of Gatchina.