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St. Petersburg: Yusupov Palace Private Guided Tour

Product ID: 266497
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Visit one of the most luxurious palaces in Russia. Marvel at lavish 19th-century interiors. See where the infamous Rasputin was assassinated.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
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Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover one of the most beautiful palaces in Russia
  • Learn about the Russian nobility from your knowledgable guide
  • Visit a palace located in the city center of St. Petersburg
  • See the place where Rasputin was assassinated
  • View the Moorish Drawing Room
Full description
Meet your guide at the Yusupov Palace in the St. Petersburg city center. Explore the lavish interior of the former residence of the Yusupov family, once the richest family in Russia. Marvel at the gilded chandeliers, silks, frescoes, tapestries, and furniture. Admire the ballroom, banquet hall and private theater where shows are still performed to this day. Step into the Moorish Drawing room, which was Prince Yusupov’s favorite place to relax.
 
Descend into the basements and see where Rasputin, the mysterious central figure in the court of Nicholas II, was assassinated in 1916. Watch as your guide recreates the grisly scene for you. Rasputin survived being shot and poison before finally being drowned by his assassins.
Includes
  • Guided tour by a professional certified guide speaking your language in English, Spanish, German, French or Italian.
  • Entrance tickets to the museum
  • Entrance to the Moorish Drawing room

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Meeting point

Yusupov Palace (embankment river Moyka, 94, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 190000). Meet your guide at the entrance of the Yusupov Palace, in front of the entrance door.

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From US$ 83.12 per person

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Product ID: 266497