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Sunday, 29 July 2012
Lack of Funding Will Delay Alexander Palace Restorations
Topic: Alexander Palace

 

The restoration of the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoye Selo will drag on for years as the Ministry of Culture is unlikely to provide the necessary funding to carry out the restoration work before 2018.

Despite this setback, work is “ongoing though far from complete,” according to Nikita Yavein, of Studio 44, the firm who are carrying out the restoration of the palace. The ground (basement) floor of the building is currently being renovated.

To date, the palace facades and roof have been repaired. In 2010, the three State Halls were restored and opened to the public. Once the restoration is complete, the Alexander Palace will rank among the most important museums to visit in the St. Petersburg region.

For more information on the master plan to restore the Alexander Palace, please refer to the following link;

 

||| The Revival of the Alexander Palace |||

© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 29 July, 2012

 



Posted by Paul Gilbert at 5:58 PM EDT
Updated: Tuesday, 31 July 2012 6:06 PM EDT
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