Russia - St Petersburg - 2009 - kiwirallyfan
The Winter Palace was commissioned in 1754 by Catherine the Great and was an imperial palace for the Tsars until the Bolshevik revolution in 1917.  The Winter Palace is now part of the Hermitage Art Museum.

The Winter Palace was commissioned in 1754 by Catherine the Great and was an imperial palace for the Tsars until the Bolshevik revolution in 1917. The Winter Palace is now part of the Hermitage Art Museum.

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