Pushkin is a town located 24 kilometres away from Saint Petersburg. The main spot of this place is the palace and 107 hectares park around it; this complex used to serve as a royal residence in the imperial Russia times and was named after the Empress Catherine I of Russia. Today the Catherine Palace and Park with numerous pavilions is one of the most visited museums of Saint Petersburg. The main aim of the tourists is the world-famous Amber room — the reconstruction of the chamber, made of amber panels and elements of gold. There are also some interactive excursions and workshops where you can try to work with amber and get more information of this amazing material.