Yussupov Palace and Rasputin Murder Tour

Yussupov Palace and Rasputin Murder Tour
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$161
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs
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Description

Peek inside one of the most exquisite St. Petersburg mansions, walk through the parlours and ball rooms of the Yussoupov Palace and feel the homy atmosphere that one of the top wealthiest families used to enjoy. Each dynasty that counts many generations has its skeletons in the cupboard. Will the palace give away its secrets? Try one - see Rasputin's murder site and investigate the hundred-year-old crime.

Your private guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel at 10 a.m. You will walk or take a public transport to the Yussupov Palace. Have a tour of the surrounding area and try to envision what this district looked like 100 years ago. What did Rasputin see here? Which way was he led to the palace? Which secret door did he try to escape through? 
Now it's time to walk inside the palace. The Yussupovs was one of the top wealthiest families of Russia, who owned 50 palaces, mansions and estates all across the country. The mansion on the Moika embankment was their favourite. See the traces of their excessive lifestyle. Walk through the parlours, reception rooms, banquet halls and the theatre - the gem of the palace.
And now step into the little folly of Felix - his bachelor apartment and with the help of wax figure exhibition trace step by step the dramatic events of Rasputin murder night.
After the tour you are welcome to enjoy a cup of coffee in the Yussupovs' kitchens, and then your guide will walk you back to the hotel.

Peek inside one of the most exquisite St. Petersburg mansions, walk through the parlours and ball rooms of the Yussoupov Palace and feel the homy atmosphere that one of the top wealthiest families used to enjoy. Each dynasty that counts many generations has its skeletons in the cupboard. Will the palace give away its secrets? Try one - see Rasputin's murder site and investigate the hundred-year-old crime.