The Tsaritsyno – the Palace and Park complex built by the architect Basenowym for Catherine the Great in the late 18th century. The architectural, art and landscape museum – reserve “Tsaritsyno” includes the Palace complex, greenhouses, landscape historic landscape park with ponds and pavilions, as well as a new park zone with flower beds and a musical fountain. The entire territory of the museum – reserve occupies 405 hectares. In the halls of the Great Palace and in the Tsaritsyno Park hosts concerts of classical and contemporary music, in the hall of the Bread house are the organ of evenings. Tsaritsyno landscape Park is one of the oldest in Russia.
The suburban Royal residence was conceived as an ensemble composed of many small palaces, decorated in the same style, but each in its kind. The great Palace is different from other architectural buildings – the original building did not like the Empress, and she was ordered to carry it, and the current Palace was built by another architect after the death of the great Empress.
If you go to the Park with the main entrance, the first thing you will see all – Singing light fountain, located on an island in the middle of the pond. On the island are two delicate tracery of the bridge.
Between the Bread house (kitchen building) and the present Grand Palace is a gallery with an arch. Gallery is a lightweight open colonnade, decorated with openwork decoration of woven hearts and curlicue. The big bridge is one of the most significant buildings in Tsaritsyno, extant. It was conceived as the main entrance to the residence of the Empress.
During your excursion you will walk through the richly decorated halls of the Grand Palace, look at the bread house, great bridge, fantacy, stroll along the pond at the incredibly beautiful grounds of the Park which is smothered in flowers and greenery.