Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia, breathtaking as all of them are in Russia! The Grand Kremlin Palace was built on orders from Tsar Nicholas I in the mid-19th Century. The architects outdid themselves!
A Fabergé jewelled hardstone miniature egg pendant, workmaster Feodor Afanassiev, St Petersburg, circa 1910, carved of bowenite, applied with platinum ribbon-tied floral garlands set with rose-cut diamonds below a diamond collar, gold suspension loop.
The State Hermitage The Winter Palace is one of the most splendid buildings in St. Petersburg. Almost all the Romanovs starting from Catherine the Great resided there. The palace had hundreds of rooms; many of them were State Halls the interiors of which are preserved till the present days and open to visitors.