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The Alexander Palace is a former imperial residence at Tsarskoye Selo, on a plateau around 30 minutes by train from St Petersburg. It is known as the favourite residence of the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II, and his family and their initial place of imprisonment after the revolution that overthrew the Romanov dynasty in early 1917. The Alexander Palace is situated in the Alexander Park, not far from the larger Catherine Palace. Today it is undergoing renovation as a museum housing relics of the former imperial dynasty.
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The Cosmopolitan (1896)
The Alexander Palace is a charming, home-like place. In the extensive library, which a few of the townspeople and visitors were permitted to use, there exists a eurious setof models representing the Russian army early in the present century.
by Michael Newton
” Alexander Palace Time Machine.
by Francesca Sterlacci, Joanne Arbuckle
RUSSIA Alexander Palace (Pushkin/St. Petersburg) Cameron Gallery at Tsarskoe Selo (St. Petersburg) Kunstkamera (St. Petersburg) Museum of Costumes (St. Petersburg) Russian Museum of Ethnography (St. Petersburg) The Russian State ...
An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson
in 1724, with a beautiful park laid out in English style and containing the Great Lake; the Alexander Palace, built in 1792 by Catherine II., with a park containing the arsenal and its ...
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