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The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum Catherine the Great"s Private Passion (Great Palaces) by Will Black

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Published by Bunker Hill Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Palaces, chateaux, country houses,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Russia,
  • Asia - China,
  • Travel / Asia / China,
  • European

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8874019M
ISBN 101593730012
ISBN 109781593730017

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Chinese Palace in Oranienbaum, St Petersburg. Address: St. Petersburg, Lomonosov, Dvortsovy pr., 46 Description. The palace in Oranienbaum is so named because of the interior decoration of the halls - luxurious Chinese ornaments adorn the walls of the palace. Welcome to our special excursion by retro car in Saint Petersburg. In this experience you will get a chance to learn about Saint Petersburg city by visiting every corner of the city in the nicest car VOLGA GAZ 21 (automobile which was produced in the Soviet Union by GAZ ("Gorky automobile factory" in ) (or a similar classic car) the root of the tour will be cutomized each time 5/5(73). The Chinese Palace There is nothing particularly Chinese about this charming building in the southern corner of the park at Oranienbaum. Built by Antonio Rinaldi between and , it was the first major building project to be ordered by Catherine the Great, who planned for . Will Black is Russian Projects Director and Press Office at the World Monuments Fund's UK office, and is co-ordinating the restoration of the Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum. He graduated in Russian at Edinburgh University and has worked as a journalist and political : Will Black; Simon Sebag Montefiore.

Oranienbaum is a palace complex located in Lomonosov, a town near Saint Petersburg. When we came here (November) the main palace was closed, so we only could see gardens. We walked, saw the garden and the views of the palace during almost 2 hours. Really, it is a very good /5().   Will Black is Russian Projects Director and Press Officer at the World Monuments Fund's UK office and is coordinating the restoration of the Chinese Palace at Sebag Montefiore is an historian and author if the acclaimed Prince of Princes, the Life of : Will Black. The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum: Catherine the Great's Private Passion (Great Palaces) (Hardback) - Common [By (author) Will Black] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum: Catherine the Great's Private Passion (Great Palaces) (Hardback) - Common4/5(3). An illustrated guide to Catherine the Great's Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum that is located on the Gulf of Finland west of St Petersburg. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Buy The Chinese Palace at Oranienbaum: Catherine the Great's Private Passion by Will Black, Simon Sebag Montefiore (Introduction by) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Oranienbaum (Lomonosov) Still commonly known by its post-war name of Lomonosov, the estate at Oranienbaum is the oldest of the Imperial Palaces around St. Petersburg, and also the only one not to be captured by Nazi forces during the Great Patriotic War. Media in category "Chinese Palace in Oranienbaum (Russia)" The following 87 files are in this category, out of 87 total. Catherine II in front of a mirror by en (, Russian museum).jpg 1, × Approved: Постановление Правительства РФ № от The Chinese palace can be deservedly called the treasure of the park in Oranienbaum. The name "Chinese" appeared for the reason that in the 18th century, during the time of Catherine II, the art of the Celestial Empire (the style of the chinoiser) became popular in Europe and several halls of the palace were decorated using oriental motifs.