Ropsha palace – a monument of federal importance, buildings and park is under the auspices of UNESCO.
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Ostankino estate situated several kilometres to the north from Moscow.
The St Petersburg (Peter and Paul) Fortress went down in the history of the Russian revolutionary movement not only as a prison, but also as a primary military object, always figuring in the strategies of both revolutionaries and their opponents. On December 14, 1825, only a few hours following the armed anti-governmental uprising, the Emperor Nicholas I ordered that the fortress gates be locked and that the guns be loaded with buck-shot.
Pushkin is a municipal town in Pushkinsky District of the Saint Petersburg, Russia. Pushkin was founded in 1710 as an imperial residence named Tsarskoye Selo.
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