The Amber Room was located in the Catherine Palace of Tsarskoye Selo (summer mansion of Russian rulers near Saint Petersburg). The amber room was covered by more than 55 square meters and contained over 6 tones of amber. It is a valuable piece of art, which include gilding carvings, Danish amber panels, glamorous gemstones, mirrors and scultures. This place was used to house a collection of amber-work and Chinese crockery. There were lots of expensive furniture to saved and showed this beautiful collection. The Amber Room was looted while World War IIby Army Group North of Nazi Germany and took to Konigsberg castle (crushed during an Allied bombarding) and then it gone. There are many theories what the fate of the Amber Room was.
One of them says that it was damaged by Allied bombs, second claimed that it was removed from the palace and maybe locked up somewhere in the city, third – that it was put onto a boat, but gone under during the transport. It has also been believed that the room got misplaced and just forgotten and maybe it will be found after many years in some aged depot between some boxes chests, tables and other furniture or other lost treasures. A lots of people are still looking for this remarkable piece of art, many of them spent all theirs existence on this activity, a few of them even died. It is believed that the Amber Room is coursed and those who are hardly deciphering its secret died or are calamity. After many years the Amber Room was restored by Russian artists and reopened in 2003 (it was connected with 300th jubilee of Saint Petersburg).
It’s worth to go to the town, go to Catherine castle and see all of its remarkable halls such as Green Dining Room, Great Hall and other interiors and miracle all of theirs pictures, sculptures, furniture. The mystery of the Amber Room will stay a charming story about passion, richness, covetousness and beauty. Maybe after some time immeasurable sands of history will show a part of right about it.