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Peter I House

Petrovskaya Emb., 6 | metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
+7 812 595-42-48
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The very first house in St. Petersburg is a small, wooden cabin that Peter the Great inhabited for five years, and is now filled with some of his original belongings.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“wooden house” (2 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
“study” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Petrovskaya Emb., 6 | metro Gorkovskaya, St. Petersburg 197046, Russia
Petrogradsky
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+7 812 595-42-48
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

Visited this with a guide as part of a city tour. This sight provides a great contrast to the Winter and Summer Palaces and insight into the strong character of Peter. A modest three room wooden house constructed by Peter as he was laying out...More

Thank Andrew E
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

It is quite surprising to visit such sites and realize that great historical figures could live in such (very) humble place - it is really a cabin - dining room, bedroom and a study - just off the river bank. I wouldn't go out of...More

Thank Anna S
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I was amazed by asceticism of Peter I's house on Neva bank. He leaves and worked in it while he was building St.Petersburg. House itself is located inside the brick new building constructed to protect historical one. You can find there historical exhibits besides the...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

From a historic perspective this is definitely something to see. As to the something to see, there isn't much to it but if you have a few minutes by all means stop in to take a look. A guide with knowledge of the historic details...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2017

It is small place and it takes less than an hour max, to look around. They built it in 3 days, in 1703, March. This is the first Tsar's house in St. Petersburg in history. I stunned to know, it is 3 pieces' house for...More

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Reviewed March 28, 2017

When asking whether it was worth visiting at the ticket office we were only told we could not enter it. But it is definitely worth it. They surrounded the Domik Petra (Peter's Cabin) by another, a protective stone house. And it is the real thing...More

Thank Schilplin
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

The log cabin of Peter the Great now stands inside another building in a small park close to the river bank. There's not a lot to see, the tiny rough hewn building with interiors, presumably reconstructed to some degree, a boat he built and some...More

Thank Polyolbion A
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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Peter I house is inside another house which has the aim to preserve the original cabin. It is entirely made of wood and you can see all the interiors walking outside the cabin and snooping through the cabin's windows. It is very small and I'm...More

Thank Danessia
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

The other name is the Cabin of the Peter the Great. It was the first residential house, a little cottage built for Peter himself in record 3 days in traditional Russian log cabin style (izba) with large windows and a high roof. Nowadays it's protected...More

Thank Anna_Trestain
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Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very nice the first house of st Petersburg ! Very busy from buses of tourists ! The house is supposed to have 60 m2 , 3 buses of tourist in front were visiting so yes it gets busy !

Thank Joao C
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