Palace “The Cottage” – is the summer residence of Nicholas I and his wife Alexandra Feodorovna. It is the dominant of the palace and park ensemble Alexandria, located in Peterhof.

The palace was built in 1826-1829 by A. A. Menelas in the Neo-Gothic style. In 1841, the palace building was slightly modified by the project of A. I. Stakenschneider. He was added a dining room with an open terrace on the east side.

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

The details of the cast iron decor are cast in St. Petersburg at the Alexandrovsky Foundry Plant, according to the models of talented Russian masters-masons S. Zakalupin and M. Sokolov.

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

Marble statue “Madonna and Child” by the sculptor I.P. Vitali.

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

Two-story marble fountain with a sculpture of the work of Madame F. de Favo.
The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

Alexandra Feodorovna

The Palace of Nicholas I - The Cottage

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3 Nov 2017

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