Сity Walks

Tour of Gatchina

Gatchina, one of the most beautiful and mysterious suburbs of St. Petersburg, was the favourite residence of Russia’s Peter the First and Alexandra the Third. Here the royal palace looks like a secluded castle that towers over the calm, quiet waters of the neighbouring lake. RTG TV host Nadezhda Lebedeva got to visit the picturesque town’s most famous sites and immerse herself in the enchanting atmosphere of the local parks. Tune in to discover why Gatchina is considered the home of the Russian Air Force and to see the place where the first Russian submarines were tested.

Director Mariya Smelkova

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Year 2013

Duration 00:25:20

Director Mariya Smelkova

Presenter Nadezhda Lebedeva

Gatchina, one of the most beautiful and mysterious suburbs of St. Petersburg, was the favourite residence of Russia’s Peter the First and Alexandra the Third. Here the royal palace looks like a secluded castle that towers over the calm, quiet waters of the neighbouring lake. RTG TV host Nadezhda Lebedeva got to visit the picturesque town’s most famous sites and immerse herself in the enchanting atmosphere of the local parks. Tune in to discover why Gatchina is considered the home of the Russian Air Force and to see the place where the first Russian submarines were tested.

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