Catherine's Palace and Amber Room - Skip-the-line Private Tour

Catherine's Palace and Amber Room - Skip-the-line Private Tour
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$80
Duration: 5 hours
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A half-day tour to the Tsars' Village (Tsarskoye Selo in Russian) is a must-activity for all guests of St Petersburg. Witness the splendor of Russain Empire walking through the gala halls of the stunning Catherine's Palace. Your private knowledgeable guide will tell you many interesting facts about the history of this place and lives of its owners. Visit the unique Amber Room carefully restored by the best Russian craftsmen. Enjoy an extended walk in the vast Park of Tsarskoye Selo decorated with artificial ponds, flowers, pavilions, and sculpture.

Enjoy an excursion to Pushkin (the Tsars’ Village), a magnificent summer residence of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, the favorite palace of Catherine the Great, located 24 kilometers south of Saint Petersburg. The display of Catherine's Palace covers the 300-year history and presents the work of architects in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and also the achievements of the restorers who returned the palace to life after the Second World War. The collection of the palace includes many unique samples of decorative and applied art furniture, porcelain, statues, paintings and other things, including personal belongings of Russian emperors and members of their families. The gem of the Catherine Palace is the legendary Amber Room also recognized as the 8th wonder of the world. During this tour, our professional guide will explain the complicated history of this stunning place and you will make sure that it is one of the best interiors in the world. 
You will also marvel a walk in Catherine's Park which covers 107 hectares of land and serves as a perfect place to enjoy on a fine summer day far away from the busy streets of Saint Petersburg. See the Grotto Pavillion, the stunning views from the Gallery of Cameron, the Hermitage Pavilion and the Great Lake. At the end of the tour, we will head back to the city center.

A half-day tour to the Tsars' Village (Tsarskoye Selo in Russian) is a must-activity for all guests of St Petersburg. Witness the splendor of Russain Empire walking through the gala halls of the stunning Catherine's Palace. Your private knowledgeable guide will tell you many interesting facts about the history of this place and lives of its owners. Visit the unique Amber Room carefully restored by the best Russian craftsmen. Enjoy an extended walk in the vast Park of Tsarskoye Selo decorated with artificial ponds, flowers, pavilions, and sculpture.