Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) ,15 miles south of Saint Petersburg,Russia. These are the beautiful gates to the immense parade ground forecourt of the Catherine Palace. The gates are original mid-eighteenth century, having survived the ravages of the Nazi occupation.
Palace Bridge, Russia ~ "...a road traffic and foot bascule bridge (sometimes referred to as a drawbridge) spanning the Neva River in Saint Petersburg between Palace Square and Vasilievsky Island." | Amazing Snapz