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A Church Near the Park

Back in the Days. The Grandeur of Russian Empire. Parks & Palaces near St. Petersburg - Lomonosov (Oranienbaum)

September 14th 2008
This story is going to be extremely short since I visited Lomonosov in September 2008 and it was under renovation at that time and so I managed to visit only one museum (Palace of Peter III) and saw a very beautiful Pavilion of the Katalnaya Gorka (I will not try to render this mysterious name in English). One can go to Lomonosov by train and it takes about an hour or so. I guess by now most ... read more
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