PlayBill of the Mikhailovsky Castle
Mikhailovsky, he is the Engineer Castle - the most original and most mystical palace building of St. Petersburg. Palace, created during the reign of Paul I in the form of a medieval castle.
Mikhailovsky Castle is named after the temple in it of Michael the Archangel, patron of the Romanov dynasty. The second name - Engineering - is derived from the Main Engineering School located there since 1823.
By the 300th anniversary of St. Petersburg, the castle was restored, the interiors took on the form in which they were under Paul, the inscription on the facade and statues from the Summer Garden reappeared. As early as 1800, a monument to Peter I was erected on the square in front of the castle with the inscription "Great-great-grandfather." The sculpture was cast according to the model of Rastrelli, made during the life of Peter the Great. And in 2003, a monument to Paul I appeared in the courtyard.
Several permanent exhibitions are open in the castle halls, guided tours are held, and temporary exhibitions are held.