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View of the Gatchina Palace and the Echo Grotto

Photographic studio «Photographs. Kudryavtsev & Co»1870/1880

Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum

Gatchina Palace and Estate Museum
Gatchina, Russia

Late 1870s – early 1880s. Photo.
There is an underground passage from the Palace basement to the Silver Lake bank, and its exit is arranged as a grotto clad with stone. Due to the unique acoustic properties of the passage the echo here can repeat up to 4 syllables. This feature gave the name to the grotto. Next to the Echo Grotto there used to be a small pier for boats

Details

  • Title: View of the Gatchina Palace and the Echo Grotto
  • Creator: Photographic studio «Photographs. Kudryavtsev & Co»
  • Date Created: 1870/1880
  • Location: Gatchina, Russia

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