Trip Planner: Europe / Belarus / Gomel Region / Gomel / Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches
See how former aristocrats in Gomel lived at Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches. Ivan Starov designed the Neoclassical palace for Field Marshal Pyotr Rumyantsev in the late 18th century. The palace features archaeological, ethnographic, and numismatic collections. Walk through the fully restored ground floor, and see living rooms and receiving halls. Notice the original paintings, sculptures, dukes' weapons, and personal items. Collections include icons and religious items, handwritten books, and books printed before the 18th century. The palace is a part of a larger historical complex that features a chapel, a burial vault, a winter garden, a watchtower, and a mid-19th-century park. Start your trip to Gomel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
Palace of the Rumyantsevs and the Paskeviches reviews
I had my expectations high after visiting Museum of Old Believers in Vetka. The Palace museum was quite a disappointment. First, it's a post-soviet customer service at it's best. I had a feel that.... more »
A beautiful castle in the middle of a great park. Provides peak into Czarist and Belarussian history. more »
The palace itself links this small city to the Great Imperial Russian time-line and was built by the same architects who has built in Russian capitals. Very few house items preserved, but you can feel the spirit.
A place to visit in all seasons. Nice palace situated in beautifully landscaped garden with its own streams, water bodies and overlooking the river. It was amazing to walk there in peak winter when the streams were frozen! The palace interiors are overwhelming to say the least.
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