Laying of first Winter Palace

07 June, Sunday

On June 7, 1732 the first Winter Palace was built for Empress Anna Ioanovna

The first Winter Palace was in fact built by Peter I in 1708 for his family and himself. It was a small house in Holland style. Ten years later the future Emperor ordered digging a canal in front of the building. It was named after the palace — the Winter canal.

June 7, 1732
  • Address: St. Petersburg, Dvortsovaya pl., 2
To leave a review you need to authorize first
Administrator of
Show more


27 January 2022

27 January 2022

1 April 2022 - 30 April 2022