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Tsarskoye Seló. Main facade.
St. Petersburg

The Tsar's Village (Russian: Царское Село, Tsarskoe Selo) was the former residence of the Russian imperial family in the city of St. Petersburg and the reception center of royalty and nobility abroad. The center of the palace, (or rather palace) is situated 24 kilometers south of the excapital tsarist St. Petersburg. The land currently owned palaces were erected in the seventeenth century, a Swedish noble until the end of that century the territory was conquered by Tsar Peter I of Russia. The name of the place has a Finnish origin, and was called "saari" pronounced by the Russians in the eighteenth century as Sárskoye Selo and finally replaced in the nineteenth century by the current.

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