Saturday, 3 August 2013
Winter Palace Summer Public Opening
The Ambassador's Entrance contains a life-sized statue of Tsar Alexander I, founder of Alexandria
The Throne Room is the setting for Coronations and the receipt of Imperial Awards
The Ball Room hosts an overwhelming display of Imperial Crown Regalia this year
Although not part of the tour, visitors may buy refreshments from the Palace Kitchens
Visitors can witness the Palace being restored as work continues on newly commissioned stairs
Enjoy listening to music played by talented Alexandrian teenage musicians each day
Evening Tour visitors will be able to step out onto the famous Balcony and enjoy the spectacular view down the Imperial Mall usually only seen by members of the Imperial Family on great occasions of State; such as here, the Coronation of the Emperor and Empress.
Please book tickets early to avoid disappointment. The Palace is open daily throughout August from 9am to 5pm. Personalised group evening tours are available from 7pm to 9pm and include a buffet dinner in the Blue Drawing Room with access onto the famous Balcony. Numbers for Evening Tours are limited.