Forgotten St. Petersburg: Shadows of the Romanovs


Many Romanov sites in St. Petersburg and nearby Pushkin have been restored in the past few years, but a few remain untouched. I had planned to write an article about “Reinventing the Romanovs” as Russia continues to restore and open many new palaces. But as often happens to me, my plans shifted once I arrived. Here is a glimpse of the forgotten sites… yet to be touched.

The author outside the partially restored Catherine Palace, Pushkin

I just returned from my fifth visit to St. Petersburg (formerly Petrograd and Leningrad) in the past 14 months. As part of a Baltic read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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