The Winter Palace was constructed, between 1754 and 1762, in accordance with a project of Bartolomeo Rastrelli. It was the greatest and pomp building of Saint Petersburg: almost 200 meters in length, 160 of width and 22 of height; the length of the main cornice, that trims the building, is of about two kilometers. It counts the palace with 1,057 stays with a surface of the pavements of 46,516 square meters, 117 stairs, 1,786 doors, 1,945 windows...
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