Round Table of the Big Three

Round Table of the Big Three

The round table at which at 5 p.m. on February 4, 1945 met the Big Three, Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill in the Great White Hall (former Parade Dining room) of the Livadia Palace. It was the first meeting of the Crimean (Yalta) conference that was held on February 4-11, 1945 between the allies of the anti-Hitler coalition, delegations of the USSR, USA and Great Britain.
The decisions adopted at the Livadia Palace at the round table of negotiations showed the possibility of fruitful cooperation between states with various social systems.

In the photo, on the left is the chair of the head of the USA, Franklin Roosevelt, on the right is the chair of the head of the USSR, Joseph Stalin, and the chair of the head of Great Britain, Winston Churchill, is located on the opposite side of the table in the center.

Currently, the round table as a museum exhibit is located in the parade lobby of the palace.

Photo #206 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Interior

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Under the Bedroom Chandelier in Livadia Palace

Under the Bedroom Chandelier in Livadia Palace

Direct bottom view of the light and airy crystal chandelier hanging on the ceiling of the Bedroom of Their Imperial Majesties in Livadia Palace.
Work on the decoration of the bedroom was performed by the Moscow furniture factory of K.V. Siebrecht.

Photo #203 taken on August 14, 2019 during tour of Livadia Palace and Park with my dear clients from Hong Kong, Esther and Ricky on the 4th day of the adventure trip “Discovering Crimea in 6 Days”.

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Interior

Tags: #Under Chandelier #chandeliers #light #crystal #ceiling #bedroom #Livadia Palace #Interiors #Livadia #Yalta #Crimea #Russia #decorations

Livadia Palace 1911-2019

Livadia Palace 1911-2019

The sign in Russian “Livadiysky Dvorets 1911-2019” (Eng: Livadia Palace 1911-2019) made from snow-white pebbles in amazing park with palms in front of the former summer residence of the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II Romanov, in Crimea. The palace was built outskirts of Yalta city in 1911 by the project of Russian architect Nikolay Krasnov.

Photo #036 taken on August 14, 2019 during the tour of Livadia Palace and Park with my dear clients from Hong Kong, Esther and Ricky on the 4th day of the adventure trip “Discovering Crimea within Six Days”.

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Architectural

Tags: #pebble stones #pebbles #signs #landscaping #Crimea #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Russia #Yalta #architecture #summer residence #palaces #Parks #Livadia Park

Royal Portrait of Romanov Family in the White Hall

Royal Portrait of Romanov Family in the White Hall

The family portrait of Romanovs in the White Hall was presented to Livadia Palace by the Crimean Prosecutor Natalya Poklonskaya on July 12, 2016. Commissioned by the head of the prosecutor’s office of Crimea, the historical portrait of Nicholas II with his wife and kids measuring 1.6 by 2 meters was painted within 2 months by Oksana Kairo, the Crimean artist from Yalta.

Photo #094 taken on August 14, 2019, during a tour of Livadia Palace with my dear clients from Hong Kong, Esther, and Ricky on the 4th day of the adventure trip “Discovering Crimea in 6 Days”.

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Art Works

Tags: #Crimea #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Nicholas II #Romanov Family #Royal Family #Russia #Russian Emperor #Russian Tsars #White Hall #Yalta #artworks #family portrait #paintings #portraits

Light and airy Bedroom Chandelie

Light and airy Bedroom Chandelie

Light and airy crystal chandelier hanging on the ceiling of the Bedroom of Their Imperial Majesties.

Work on the decoration of the bedroom was performed by the Moscow furniture factory of K.V. Siebrecht.

Photo #200 taken on August 14, 2019 during tour of Livadia Palace and Park with my dear clients from Hong Kong, Esther and Ricky on the 4th day of the adventure trip “Discovering Crimea in 6 Days”.

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Interior

Tags: #Crimea #Interiors #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Russia #Yalta #bedroom #ceiling #chandelier #crystal #decorations #light

Colorful Tulips at Livadia Palace

Colorful Tulips at Livadia Palace

Angle view of white-stone Livadia Palace decorated with colorful bright red, white, vinous and yellow tulips at fountain areas in the springtime. The palace is a beautiful pearl and architectural monument of the Southern coast of Crimea located not far from Yalta city. It was the summer home of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, built in 1911 by Russian architect N.P. Krasnov. In Livadia Palace held Yalta Conference of “Bif Three” in February 1945.
Location: Suburb of Yalta, Crimea, Russia

Photo #065 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Landscapes

Tags: #Crimea #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Russia #Yalta #architecture #park #residence #flowers #tulips #red tulips #gardens #Parks

Romanov’s Church at Livadia Palace Framed by Trees in a Foggy Day

Romanov's Church at Livadia Palace Framed by Trees in a Foggy Day

View from Livadia park on the home church of Romanov’s family with a small old style belfry at the side of their palace, the royal summer residence in Crimea, framed by trees in a foggy spring day. The Christian Orthodox Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross was constructed in 1864-66 by the project of Russian architect Ippolit Monighetti and connected with Livadia Palace.

Photo #084 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Architectural

Tags: #Crimea #Holy Cross Church #Livadia #Romanov’s Church #Russia #cathedrals #churches #home church #religion #Orthodox Churches #framed by trees #Livadia Palace #fog #Spring #foggy day #palaces #residence

Italian Courtyard with Palms

Italian Courtyard with Palms

View of Italian Courtyard with palms and fountain for walk and relation in Livadia Palace, the summer residence of Romanov family outskirts of Yalta, Crimea. Such patios for walks and relaxation were characteristic of Italian Renaissance architecture. It was created by the talent architect N.P. Krasnov in 1909-1911 and still attracts travelers from all over the world.
On February 9, 1945, the participants of the Crimean Conference took pictures in the center of the Italian courtyard. Here was made one of the most famous photographs of the “Big Three” – I.V. Stalin, F. Roosevelt and W. Churchill.

Photo #148 taken on August 14, 2019 during visiting Livadia Palace with my dear clients from Hong Kong, Esther and Ricky on the 4th day of the adventure trip “Discovering Crimea within Six Days”.

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Architectural

Tags: #Crimea #Crimean Conference #Fountain #Italian Courtyard #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Palms #Renaissance #Russia #Summer #Yalta #architecture #palaces #patio #summer residence

Angle View of Livadia Palace from Amazing Park

Angle View of Livadia Palace from Amazing Park

Overview white-stone Livadia Palace from the amazing park. The palace is a beautiful pearl and architectural monument of the Southern coast of Crimea located not far from Yalta city. It was the summer home of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II, constructed in 1911 by the design of Russian architect N.P. Krasnov.

Photo #051 taken on May 05, 2017

Album: Livadia Palace and Park

Categories: Architectural

Tags: #Crimea #Livadia #Livadia Palace #Russia #Yalta #Yalta Conference #architecture #Parks #palaces