It must be a comparatively new French book Amedeo because these are recently installed gates - opposite the Golden Gates and before Cameron's Chinese Bridge. They effectively close off the Alexander from the Catherine Park. Also the white arch is a recent structure. I wonder what is its significance?
In an exhibition hall in the Catherine Palace on 21st June this year, Yves Saint Laurent will open an exhibition devoted to many of his creations through the decades. It will be sited there for one month.