'War and Peace' Filming Locations Private Tour

'War and Peace' Filming Locations Private Tour
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$114
Duration: 10 hours
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Description

Do you want to dive into Tolstoy's novel and the scenery of 'War & Peace' TV show filmed by BBC? This tour will take you through 3 places used in filming the series. Let us remind that "War & Peace" is a novel by the Russian writer L. Tolstoy, which It is considered as one of the famous masterpieces of world literature.
BBC came to St Petersburg to film inside Catherine Palace – the summer residence of the tsars - where scenes of the Tsar’s ball were filmed. In some scenes you may also see the marvelous, mint-green facade of the Winter Palace, which is now the world-famous Hermitage Museum. One more place included in this tour is Mikhailovsky castle. It was the backdrop for the secret freemason’s lodge gatherings.
We invite you to wander through gorgeous St Petersburg in the footsteps of Tolstoy’s unforgettable characters. This exclusive and private tour of 3 gorgeous places will leave you with many lasting memories.

Start your tour with a local guide picking you up from your centrally located hotel. You will be provided with complimentary city maps, bottled water, rain coats (in case of rain), and farewell gifts. Your private guide will be accompanying you throughout the duration of this tour.

Schedule:
9am - Your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. You will have a nice overview of the city tour in the beginning of the tour.
9:30am - Early entrance to the Hermitage (Winter Palace) which was founded in in 1764. Nowadays, it is world-famous museum with the richest collection of art works. In the series, Pierre Bezukhov and Helena Kuragina ride along the facade of the palace across Palace Square. This place is must-see when in St. Petersburg.
11:30am - Take a stroll along beautiful  Gostiny Dvor. This shop was already working during the times described in "War and Peace." Proceed along Nevsky prospect to visit fabulous  Kazan Cathedral.
12:30pm - Visit Mikhailovsky Castle
2pm - Lunch (self-payment, not-included)
3pm - Drive to  Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) where the Catherine Palace is located
4pm - Visit the gold ballroom where Natasha Rostov first dances with Prince Andrei is the mirrored ballroom at Catherine Palace.
7pm- Your return back to your hotel with great memories about your discoveries.

Do you want to dive into Tolstoy's novel and the scenery of 'War & Peace' TV show filmed by BBC? This tour will take you through 3 places used in filming the series. Let us remind that "War & Peace" is a novel by the Russian writer L. Tolstoy, which It is considered as one of the famous masterpieces of world literature.
BBC came to St Petersburg to film inside Catherine Palace – the summer residence of the tsars - where scenes of the Tsar’s ball were filmed. In some scenes you may also see the marvelous, mint-green facade of the Winter Palace, which is now the world-famous Hermitage Museum. One more place included in this tour is Mikhailovsky castle. It was the backdrop for the secret freemason’s lodge gatherings.
We invite you to wander through gorgeous St Petersburg in the footsteps of Tolstoy’s unforgettable characters. This exclusive and private tour of 3 gorgeous places will leave you with many lasting memories.