Zwinger Palace was built in Dresden, the capital of Saxony, during the reign of Augusts the Strong in the year and has been famous ever since for it's stunning baroque architecture. I was exposed to baroque style of architecture in person only when
The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.
The State Hermitage The Winter Palace is one of the most splendid buildings in St. Almost all the Romanovs starting from Catherine the Great resided there. The palace had hundreds of rooms; many of them were State Halls the interiors of w