Behind the curtain: the life of Russian nobility

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Tour Number

Activity Level

581602


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

An unforgettable tour along the official halls and private chambers of Yusupov palace.


During the tour we will discover incredible Yusupov palace. The Yusupov family was one of the richest noble families in Russia. Their palace in the historical centre of St. Petersburg was the most beautiful private residence of the city and now it is an amazing museum. During the tour you will walk along breathtaking reception rooms, will see the famous ball room and will be overwhelmed by the interior of a private theatre. Of cause the main interiors are stunning but the purpose of the tour is to show you not only official but also an everyday life in Yusupov palace. I will invite you to private chambers of the family. You will see bedrooms, very elegant private studies, library, even the billiard room and swimming pool.
Yusupov palace hides behind its beauty tragic and mysterious story of the murder of Grigory Rasputin. I will share with you the role Rasputin played in Russian history of early XX century and the reason why Felix Yusupov thought that his murdercould save Russia from the catastrophe.

Itinerary

Tour of Yusupov palace
From 10. 00 till 15. 00.
During the tour we will visit:
•Official reception rooms of the palace
•Private chambers of the residence

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

We may go to the Yusupov palace on foot, use public trunsport or call the taxi

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Admission Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

2000 RUB - 2000 RUB is approximately 30 USD. It would be enough for a cup of coffee and a piece of cake

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I cannot be the guide and driver at the same time. Nevertheless when it is needed I am ready to hire comfortable car with professional driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Olga was my guide for the Impressionist Art Collection at the General Services Building in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg Russia. I have been in many art galleries all around the world, but Olga was the best guide, no doubt. Her obvious love of the impressionists, and her knowledge was so evident. I saw these works thru her eyes. She knew the history of this wonderful collection, she knew them all. Five stars. Even if you think you aren't that interested, she will charm you and educate you.
Colleen Kim McCarthy

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    Tour Price

    250 USD(for up to 3 people) (duration: 5 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    581602


    Categories

    City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 3

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (fluent), English (fluent)

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