The pearl of the palace and park ensemble is the palace of the Rumyantsevs and Paskeviches, a magnificent monument of architecture of the Russian classicism of the XVIII-XIX centuries (arch. K.I. Blank, Y.N. Alekseev, I.P. Dyachkov, A. Izkovsky, A. Golonsky, J. Clark, Yu.M. Felten, etc.). Construction of the palace began in 1777 by the outstanding commander of Russia, Field Marshal P.A. Rumyantsev-Zadunaisky. Count N.P. Rumyantsev, Chancellor of Russia, and Field Marshal I.F. Paskevich made a significant contribution to the formation of the palace. The best masters from Italy, Poland and Russia took part in decoration of the palace interiors.
The architectural and park ensemble was completed in the first half of the 19th century.
The Gomel Palace was visited by representatives of the royal family, including Emperors Nicholas I, as well as Alexander II and his wife, Nicholas II.
On November 7, 1919, the Gomel Art and History Museum was opened in the palace building.
At present, on the basis of the palace and park complex and the Gomel Regional Museum of Local Lore, a state historical and cultural institution "Gomel Palace and Park Ensemble" has been established. The central part of the palace and tower recreates the atmosphere of the former palace decoration. The central hall of the palace, framed by columns, with niches and mezzanines, gazebo and dome completion, is magnificent.
The Rumyantsevs and Paskevich Palace is one of the best museum complexes in the Republic of Belarus, which organically combines historical expositions and magnificent palace interiors.
Petropavlovsk Cathedral is one of the largest cult buildings in Belarus. It was built in 1809-1819 by architect J. Clark in the style of classicism. The majestic cross-dome architecture of the temple impresses even two centuries later.
Inside the temple, in the left part of the transept, is the tomb of Count Rumyantsev, on which is installed a copy of the sculpture "Goddess of Peace" by the Italian master A. Kanova.
On the walls there are icons, including a copy of the painting by the Italian artist A. Correggio. In 1935-1941 the cathedral housed the Historical Museum, in 1960-1988. - Planetarium. In 1989 the cathedral was given to the church. Nowadays it is the main orthodox temple of Gomel.
Located in the northern part of the park. It was built in 1889 according to the project of the academician of architecture N. Chervinsky. It is an example of the so-called neo-Russian style in architecture with its characteristic features. The main attraction of the building is its decorative decoration.
Colorful majolica tiles with floral ornaments give the facades a remarkable colorful appearance. Ceramics is made by local craftsmen.
The burial vault in the form of a long tunnel with a cylindrical vault is underground. Eight members of the Paskevichi family are buried here, including General Field Marshal I.F. Paskevich and his wife E.A. Paskevich (born Griboyedova).