The National Congress Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russia

State complex “The National Congress Palace” is located on the picturesque coast of the Gulf of Finland, far from the city vanity, in the green space of St.-Petersburg. “The National Congress Palace” combines the functions of the state residence, historical and cultural reserve and the business centre. It is opened for carrying out various actions: scientific and political forums, corporate meetings, exhibitions and presentations.

Konstantin palace is the Dominating structure of the complex. It is the former residence of grand dukes of the House of Romanovs and the revived monument of the Russian architecture of the XVIII-th century. Today within the palace expositions Russian painting, decorative and applied arts of XVIII-XX centuries including the world-famous collection of M. Rostropovich and G. Vishnevskaya are widely presented. At the grottos of Konstantin Palace wine cellars with one of the greatest collection of elite wines in the world are placed. The palace is surrounded by the park, extending to the coast of the Gulf of Finland.

The five-star hotel “Baltic star” is an integral part of the State complex “The National Congress Palace”. It is located between the world-famous centers of culture and rest: Peterhof, Tsarskoje Selo and Pavlovsk. The hotel’s location is 20 minutes away from the airport and 30 minutes from the historical centre of St.-Petersburg. The four-storied building is executed in the style of an antique Russian mansion and there is a unique view of the Konstantin palace and park ensemble from the hotel’s windows. Near the hotel the Consular village is situated. It is the small VIP-class village composed of 20 two-storied cottages of a “de-luxe”-class. Each of them bears the name of the Great Russian city, and their arrangement reminds the Russia’s map in miniature. Interiors of all the cottages are decorated by subjects of the modern art of those of region of Russia in honor of which they have received a name.

The “National Congress Palace” also includes the unique monument of fortification art – the Fort “Emperor Alexander I”. It is one of the few military bases which have remained up to now in the Gulf of Finland. State complex «The National Congress Palace» is the inimitable world with its unique history and atmosphere. The complex itself became a monument not only to the great reformer of Russia Peter the Great, but also to everyone on whom the honor to fulfill his grandiose intention fell.