Catherine's palace and the Amber room with a local private guide
Catherine's palace and park - one of the most beautiful summer residences of the Russian Tzar's family- is located in 25 km from St. Petersburg. It was originally built for Catherine I as her "palace of 16 chambers". The grounds were presented to her as a wedding gift by her dear husband Peter I.
Later the palace was redesigned for her daughter Elisabeth in luxurious baroco. Even today magnificence of the Grand hall and the Golden suite of rooms impresses all visitors.
You will enjoy the Amber room what is called "the eighth wonder of the world" and know it's mysterious story.
This tour can include Troika ride.
The tour can be combined with the Pavlovsk tour.
10:00 meeting at the hotel
10:00-11:00 drive to the Tzar's village
11:00-13:30 tour of Catherine's palace and park
15. 00 return to the hotel
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We can meet in the lobby or your hotel or by the ship in the Sea port. I can come and meet you at the Airport or Railway station.
End location: In the end of the tour we can drop you of at the place of your choice.
Duration: 5 hours
This is a museum walking tour. Transport to and from Catherine's Palace will be done by my own car Chevrolet Captiva.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 Rouble - Bring about 100-200 roubles in case you want to buy a bottle of water or a book
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A wonderful day in St. Petersburg with Elena and her beautiful daughter Anastasia. Elena met us on time in her very nice SUV. We saw Catherine's Palace in rooms accessible to us only through Elena's contact. Of course including the unbelievable Amber Room. Elena is patriotic, knows her history and is eager to share it with her clients. Perfect guide, perfect tour.