Chesme, the Chesmenskiy Palace

Chesme, the Chesmenskiy Palace

Heading southwards of Saint Petersburg leads you to Chesmenskiy Palace. A court architect by the name Yuri Felten had design it with this early early gothic revival style. It has the a certain manner like the Horace Walpole’s Strawberry Hill villa which you can find in Twickenham. The shape is triangular which makes this building special. The three corner towers were build around a central turret. This name Chesme was after the Chesme Bay as in that year, Russia won the Russo-Turkish War i... [ read more ]