|Secondary the original ditch in front of
the Castle was recovered as well as a stone bridge across it by the main
The ditch used to surround the castle, because of Paul's
fear of being assassinated.
It did not help to unfortunate Emperor; "The Russian Hamlet" was
strangled in his "save" castle just weeks after its completion.
Thirdly the square in front of the Castle there Paul installed the
monument to Peter I by Rasstrelli changed its name for "Peter the