Russia Peterhof Villa Own Dacha

Own Dacha

In 1842, Heinrich Stackenschneider reconstructed the Own Dacha in an exaggerated Neo-Baroque style. Lying to the west of the Lower Park, this villa was intended for the future Tsar Alexander II and his wife. It is currently in a state of ruin, although there are vague plans to restore the building as a municipal wedding palace.

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