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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #105 on: September 10, 2008, 11:46:44 AM »
With their Train, I  guess. And yes, trip is long.
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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #106 on: October 25, 2008, 07:09:39 PM »
My guess is about a week or 2.
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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #107 on: November 23, 2008, 08:48:11 PM »
Photographs of Livadia c1926 when converted to a sanatorium:

This one is possibly Baron Fredericks house with the suite's buildings:
http://apa.confessmedia.com/cm/shv7ebYnaejG7RfU2oJQ4eRUHytaoVyI/2/zoom=400x400,quality=80/ULL00722936.jpg

Can anyone identify this building? Is it an angle of the new palace?
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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #108 on: January 04, 2009, 02:35:30 PM »
Can anyone tell me what remains in the chapel from the Romanv era?

Were most of the furnishings and belongings of the Romanovs packed and sent to Moscow afer the Revolution? There do not seem to be many personal belongings of the Tsar or his family remaining in the Livadia palace when looking at recent photographs of the interior of the palace.

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #109 on: January 04, 2009, 06:40:10 PM »
You are right,many itmes have been sent to Moscow, some items are in GARF.

I think Livadia Palace is a museum, and I have seen there(in photos) some children's belongings, portraits, etc.  ;)


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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #111 on: May 09, 2009, 11:11:08 AM »
Can anyone tell me where exactly the old palace was in relation to the placement of the new palace ? Was it exactly on the same spot. Also what happened to the gardens of trhe old palace, were they incorporated into the new ones and added to ? I would imagine so.
I think the old palace looked very gloomy and depressing for a seaside home, its no wonder they demolished it. I would have done the same. Apparently the sewerage system was dangerous as well, and it was thought that this was the cause of Nicholas's typhoid fever.

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #112 on: May 10, 2009, 02:49:04 AM »
Can anyone tell me where exactly the old palace was in relation to the placement of the new palace ? Was it exactly on the same spot. Also what happened to the gardens of trhe old palace, were they incorporated into the new ones and added to ? I would imagine so.
I think the old palace looked very gloomy and depressing for a seaside home, its no wonder they demolished it. I would have done the same. Apparently the sewerage system was dangerous as well, and it was thought that this was the cause of Nicholas's typhoid fever.


Here's a thread on the Old palaces:

http://forum.alexanderpalace.org/index.php?topic=1437.0

I don't think the old palace looked gloomy, it was demolished as it was very old and in a bad state. And just on the spot the New palace was built.
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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #113 on: May 29, 2009, 02:44:15 PM »
Just returned from my trip to the Ukraine. After an earlier visit in 2001 I visited Livadia again this time. Unlike in 2001, I could this time finally see also the first floor, which is dedicated to the imperial family. It was so touching to see Alexandra's piano. I love the palace. And there are such brilliant views from the balconies of the sea and Yalta. They couldn't have chosen a better place. 

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #114 on: February 21, 2010, 02:08:18 AM »
I remember a wonderful picture of Livadia which I have always assumed was taken on a patio of Monsieur Gilliard and the Grand Duchesses, but I went to the wonderful website mentioned here and now I suspect that it is along one of the balustrades along the roof. Is this possible and does anyone have a picture of it toady.

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #115 on: February 21, 2010, 07:21:08 AM »
Probably one of these:

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #116 on: February 22, 2010, 03:52:50 AM »
Yes, the photo was shot while the girls took lessons on the roof.

I went to the wonderful website and kept looking for the patio upon which the photo was taken, eventually my gaze went up and I saw the balustrade.

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #117 on: April 02, 2010, 05:08:49 PM »
This is a great thread.  Commendations to the people who are working to restore the palace and this forum for promulgating it.  I always thought of Livadia as a small intimate palace but the pictures tell a different story.

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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #118 on: April 03, 2010, 03:28:11 PM »
This thread has some of the best photos I have seen in a while. Now I have to add Livadia to the list of places to visit when I get to Russia. also it is fabulous that so much has been kept intact.
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Re: Livadia, Palace of Nicholas II
« Reply #119 on: April 06, 2010, 08:39:08 AM »
Yes everything is intact, although I think they removed a lot of furniture and other objects during Stalinist times.