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Alexander Palace
Александровский дворец
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Panoramic view of Alexander Palace in 2010
General information
Type Imperial residence
Country Russia
Coordinates 59°43′16″N 30°23′33″E / 59.721°N 30.3926°E / 59.721; 30.3926Coordinates: 59°43′16″N 30°23′33″E / 59.721°N 30.3926°E / 59.721; 30.3926
Construction started 1792
Design and construction
Architect Giacomo Quarenghi
Alexander Palace

The Alexander Palace (Russian: Александровский дворец) used to be a place where rulers lived. It was in Tsarskoye Selo, near St Petersburg. It is mostly famous for being the place where the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family lived. It is in the Alexander Park. It was called an "elegant building" with the "greatest simplicity" and "comfort".

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