ROYAL RUSSIA - THE ROMANOVS
Imperial Palaces & Residences

At various times in its history, the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg was painted different colours. From 1837 to 1946, it was painted a dull red.
Following the restoration work after World War II, it was painted green with the ornament depicted in white.

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~ ROMANOV PALACES - ST. PETERSBURG
~ ARTICLES & PHOTOS ~


THE VLADIMIR PALACE
Residence of the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich

28 full-colour photographs of the palace interiors

ROPSHA PALACE:
NEW LIFE FOR AN IMPERIAL RESIDENCE

A brief history of Ropsha Palace, and plans for its restoration

THE WINTER PALACE: PAVILLION HALL GARDENS
The famous Winter Garden in the former Winter Palace, St. Petersburg

~ THE ALEXANDER PALACE - TSARSKOE SELO ~

THE ALEXANDER PALACE & LOWER DACHA:
COLOUR PHOTOS FROM 1931

A collection of colour photographs of the exteriors and interiors of the Alexander
Palace and the Lower Dacha (Peterhof)taken in 1931 by Branson DeCou.

A WALK THROUGH THE STATE ROOMS
A brief article on the State Rooms which were restored in 2010. Includes photos
and map of the location of the State Rooms in the Alexander Palace.

THE ALEXANDER PALACE
The Preliminary Assessment Report for Restoration and Adaptive Re-Use of the Alexander Palace. Published by the World Monuments Fund. 86-pages in PDF.

PERSONAL BELONGINGS OF NICHOLAS II
A catalogue of some of the many personal items of Nicholas II and his family on display in the Alexander Palace

THE LAST HOME OF RUSSIA'S LAST TSAR
A brief article on the design and decor of the private apartments of Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna the Alexander Palace

F. MELTZER & CO.
An article on one of the furniture purveyors to the Russian Imperial Court. F. Meltzer & Co. were highly regarded by Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna

THE ALEXANDER PALACE
Explore the history behind the favourite
Imperial residence of Nicholas & Alexandra at Tsarskoe Selo


~ ROMANOV PALACES - CRIMEA ~

LIVADIA
Crimean paradise of Tsar Nicholas II and his family


~ ROMANOV PALACES - MOSCOW ~

THE SUMMER PALACE OF TSAR ALEXIS
MIKHAILOVICH AT KOLOMENSKOYE

Recently rebuilt. VIDEO and 16 beautiful photographs!

IMPERIAL PALACES & RESIDENCES
~ VIDEOS ~

ABBAS TUMAN
The palace of Grand Duke George Alexandrovich in the Caucasus.

THE ALEXANDER PALACE
One of the favourite residences of Nicholas II and his family at Tsarskoe Selo.

THE CHINESE PALACE - ORANIENBAUM
The Chinese Palace of Empress Catherine II at Oranienbaum.

GATCHINA PALACE
One of the favourite residences for the Russian royal family,
particularly Emperors Paul I and Alexander III

PETERHOF - THE FARM PALACE
The Farm Palace of Alexander II opens at Peterhof after an
extensive restoration that lasted 7 years.

PETERHOF - GRAND PALACE CHURCH
The restoration of the church in the Grand Palace nears completion.

THE SUMMER PALACE - KOLOMENSKOYE
Interiors of the Summer Palace of Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich at Kolomenskoye.

PETROVKSY TRAVELLING PALACE
The Petrovksy Palace was used by Russian sovereigns during coronation ceremonies in Moscow.


PALACES THE RUSSIAN NOBILITY
~ VIDEOS ~

ARKHANGELSKOYE
Palace of Prince Nikolai Borisovich Yusupov near Moscow.

KUSKOVO
Summer Country House and Estate of the Sheremetev Family.
***VIDEO + 60 FULL-COLOUR PHOTOS!**

THE VOLKOV-YUSUPOV PALACE
The former hunting palace of Tsar Ivan IV,
and later Prince Felix Yusupov in Moscow.
***VIDEO + 37 FULL-COLOUR PHOTOS!**


IMPERIAL YACHTS & TRAINS
~ ARTICLES ~

IMPERIAL YACHT STANDART
The famous yacht of Tsar Nicholas II

ON BOARD THE IMPERIAL YACHT STANDART
Photo album

IMPERIAL TRAIN
The tsar's Imperial train