Trump moving into the White House, here is a chance to test your knowledge of 10 other presidential palaces around the globe, see their noteworthy designs and read about their intriguing back stories.
The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), she actually regarded its "whipped cream" architecture as old-fashioned. It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the 2nd wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace. #St.Petersburgrussia
(stolen - p.) The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other presious gems backed with gold. The panels were stolen by the Nazis in and to this day have never been found