Saint Michael’s Castle
Wе already had told you about ghost of Great Russian Tsar Peter the first, that were meted another emperor — Pavel I. However, what about ghost of Pavel? Do you real want to see him? And will sink deep into mysterious St. Petersburg history?
So, welcome to Saint Michael’s Castle. Also known like Engineers’ Castle.
Saint Michael’s Castle was built by the order of new emperor Pavel after death his mother — empress Ekaterina the Great. However, Pavel gave not only order. He made project of this building by herself.
Before that on this place was situated summer palace where Pavel was born. In addition, where his mother, Ekaterina, removed his father from power.
However, Pavel had living in new castle only forty days. Then he was killed for many reasons. From this time emperors family never lived in this building. And castle became engineering school. People tell that in the night you can see light from the killed emperor’s chamber windows.
Visiting this castle included in next tours in St. Petersburg: