Private Tour to Catherine's Palace & Amber Room (Skip-the-line tickets)

Private Tour to Catherine's Palace & Amber Room (Skip-the-line tickets)
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$80
Duration: 4 hours
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A trip to St Petersburg is never complete without visiting Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars' Village). This imperial summer estate was once the most luxurious ensemble of parks and palaces in Europe. Nowadays it attracts thousand admirers every day who want to see the heritage of Russian tsars and the learn more about their lives. You will dive into the atmosphere of the 18th century walking the strict lines of the French garden and wondering through the golden enfilade of Catherine's Palace. Your private guide will share his great knowledge of Russian history and tell many interesting facts about the construction and owners of this place. You will also visit the Amber Room, a unique interior decorated with natural amber.

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. At the end of the tour, we will head back to the city center.

A trip to St Petersburg is never complete without visiting Tsarskoye Selo (the Tsars' Village). This imperial summer estate was once the most luxurious ensemble of parks and palaces in Europe. Nowadays it attracts thousand admirers every day who want to see the heritage of Russian tsars and the learn more about their lives. You will dive into the atmosphere of the 18th century walking the strict lines of the French garden and wondering through the golden enfilade of Catherine's Palace. Your private guide will share his great knowledge of Russian history and tell many interesting facts about the construction and owners of this place. You will also visit the Amber Room, a unique interior decorated with natural amber.