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Catherine Palace

Wonder Type: Cultural
The Catherine Palace is a Rococo palace located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin), 30 km south of St. Petersburg, Russia. More than 100 kilograms of gold were used to gild the sophisticated stucco fa├žade and numerous statues erected on the roof. [More Details]
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