- Country of manufactureRussia
- Weight200 g
The majestic Vorontsov Palace which was comfortably located at the foot of the mountain Ah-Petri within the city of Alupka causes interest not of one generation of judges of fine. The architectural complex which is surprisingly organically combining Gothic severity with east splendor during the pre-revolutionary period belonged to the governor general of Novorossiysk edge count M. S. Vorontsov. Construction on the project of Englishman E. Blor continued from 1828 to 1848, and the well-known "lion's terrace" which was decorated by white marble predators of work of the Italian master became final stroke. Now the palace, as well as the picturesque park surrounding it, is part of the Alupkinsky palace and park memorial estate. Valuable pictures, sculptures, exclusive furniture and objects of noble life are stored in magnificent ceremonial halls, memorial library and other rooms.