Eight imperial rooms and halls will be available for visitors.
The Alexander Palace, the last residence of Nicholas the Second in the vicinity of St. Petersburg, is to be opened as a public museum this year, TASS reports. Visitors will see the interiors of eight rooms and halls.
First, the retinue room, the bedroom, the Lilac study and the Rosewood drawing room of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, the waiting room, the study, the Mauritanian cloak room and the Footman’s room will be opened for the public.
By the end of the year, the left part of the palace will be available for visiting.
The restoration of the palace is scheduled to be completed in 2022. The works are worth almost 3 billion rubles ($48.5 million).
Photo anf video: St. Petersburg TV channel