We will talk about the major events preceding the revolution of 1917, ascent to the throne of Nicholas 2, the transition to a constitutional monarchy, Russo-Japanese War.
We will visit places associated with famous people of the time like a ballerina Kshessinsky, Princess Olga Paley, Felix Yusupov, Grigory Rasputin, Karl Faberge who was favorite jeweler of the imperial family. You will hear about fads of inhabitants of St Petersburg shortly before an uprising. This tour gives you new ideas about Russia and fine pastime.
Inside visit of the Hermitage museum
Inside visit of Yusupov's palace
Peter and Paul fortress
Smolnnyy institute from outside
Inside visit of Kshesinsky palace
Inside visit of Catherine's palace
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 2 days
By private car/minibus
Estimated Local Cash Needed
800 Rubles - The lunch price is 500-800 rubles pp