The Home of the Last Tsar - Romanov and Russian History

- Standardt Engines

from an 1896 British Magazine

A great engraving showing the engines of the Imperial yacht.

Palace Tour

Gala Parade Halls
Restoration of the Palace
Rooms of Alexandra
Rooms of Nicholas II
The Children's Floor
Rooms of the Right Wing
Palace Park
The Imperial Garage
Imperial Dining
Plans, Maps and Churches
Imperial Yacht Standardt

Wow! Best of Houzz for Design

Olson Defendorf Custom Homes wins prestigious design award from Houzz.

Room over the Vestibule Mosaics in Hagia Sophia

The mysterious mosaics of the room over the vestibule.  Why is no one permitted access? Have these 9th century mosaics been destroyed?