Marking Empress Elizabeth Petrovna's birthday, on 29th December we offer free entry to the Catherine Palace for every visitor named Elizabeth.
Elizabeths just need to present their IDs at the palace ticket desks and get their free passes.
Fun, isn't it? Just like the empress loved it. She was known for her joyful personality and fondness of dancing, balls and masquerades. Her reign is considered the golden age of Tsarskoe Selo, when much of the Catherine Palace became the way we admire it nowadays.
On 29 December the Catherine Palace is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (admission till 5.45 p.m.).