Half Day Excursion to Catherine Palace with Amber Room

Half Day Excursion to Catherine Palace with Amber Room
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$100
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Enjoy the tour to Catherine Palace and one of the area's most stunning former summer palaces without the crowds.
Embark on a small-group (limited to 16) guided exploration of this former Imperial residence, a grand property that was left completely gutted―but renovated extensively―after WWII.

The group will consist of maximum 16 people

This type of tour will apply for ALL CRUISE SHIPS PASSENGERS and HOTEL GUESTS coming to St Petersburg. Minimum number of people in the booking 2 people.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

For cruise passengers

- Please take a note that if you are a cruise passenger this tour DOES NOT require the Russian Visa    as you will join the group by disembarking with our special border pass to join the Visa FREE tour.  In this case you have to provide us with all the passport information for the passport border control. You will be picked up at the cruise terminal at the time indicated on your confirmation voucher.

PLEASE BOOK THIS TOUR NO LATER THAN 5 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

IF YOU BOOK THE TOUR LATER THAN 5 DAYS, WE ASK YOU TO CONTACT US BEFORE TO CHECK THE AVAILABILITY.

For the hotel guests

- Please take a note that if you are staying at the hotel you will be picked up by our guide at your hotel.

PLEASE BOOK THIS TOUR NO LATER THAN 2 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL.

IF YOU BOOK THE TOUR LATER THAN 2 DAYS, WE ASK YOU TO CONTACT US BEFORE TO CHECK THE AVAILABILITY. 

Wander the opulent halls of Catherine Palace and visit rooms such as the Amber Room, painstakingly recreated with amber panels, gold leaf and mirrors in a process that took more than two-decades. Afterward, spend time strolling in Catherine Park and learning about its impressive landscaping.

Your will learn the history of the palace construction and redesign by leading imperial architects, be amazed at the amount of destruction caused during the Second World War, learn about the tedious restoration process and hear the story of the famous Amber Room, how it disappeared and how it was newly recreated by talented amber craftsmen in the local workshops of Trsaskoye Selo.

Includes:

Transportation (Private Van) in accordance with the program

The English-speaking professional guide

Entrance to the museum Catherine Palace and Park

Pick up and drop off

Taxes

 

Enjoy the tour to Catherine Palace and one of the area's most stunning former summer palaces without the crowds.
Embark on a small-group (limited to 16) guided exploration of this former Imperial residence, a grand property that was left completely gutted―but renovated extensively―after WWII.