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St. Petersburg Catherine Palace Excursion Reviews

St. Petersburg Catherine Palace cruise excursion
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Catherine Palace, in the small town of Pushkin outside St. Petersburg, is a breathtaking example of baroque design. The bright blue exterior is gilded with more than 200 pounds of gold.
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1 review
Oct 2015
This was a long day, but it got us to the palace in the late afternoon. The whole palace is rebuilt from the Nazi's total destruction. But the rebuilding is so exquisite that it is probably better than the first one by Empress Catherine.
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Provider: Viking River Cruises
Member Image Irene Dogmatic
1 review
Sep 2015
Incredibly beautiful place, rich with cultural heritage and a fascinating history. Shows the love of the Russian people for their culture, and also how well they have taken care of it, given wars and difficulties.
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Provider: Viking River Cruises
Member Image Herbs Mom
3 reviews
Aug 2015
We had been to Peterhof before but this was our first time at Catherine Palace. A beautiful palace!
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Provider: SPB-Tours
Member Image Grand Voilier
1 review
Aug 2015
Wonderful. Go ahead and take a picture of the amber room, then enjoy being yelled at by a "strong" russian woman!
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image jkalderman
2 reviews
Aug 2015
We toured two full days seeing all the major tourist sites. Our guides were well versed and provided an enjoyable experience. Lunch was included both days which was a benefit not so much for the food but the opportunity to rest a bit. Maybe the Vodka shots helped too.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image andyanddonna
1 review
Aug 2015
Fascinating
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Provider: Oceania Cruises
Member Image FLliving
1 review
Jul 2015
Wow - just stunning
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Provider: SPB
Member Image HappyHubbyHelper
1 review
Jul 2015
Excellent and very informative.
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Provider: Viking River Cruises
Member Image Sandyhgardner
1 review
Jul 2015
Beautiful palace, excellent guide, very informative well worth going. This trip was a day trip including lunch and a tour of St Petersburg. Lunch far exceeded expectations and was really lovely. Highly recommend this trip.
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Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Member Image Jo-E
1 review
Jul 2015
The tour guide was short and did not hold her sign high. She was hard to find and my travel companion got separated from the group. We had a group ticket so he could not join us easily. Finally someone reunited him. She would tell us to meet us at the gate and there were several gates. She knew the history of the palace and the grounds. Of course that day it rained to complete the disaster.
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Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Member Image bhimbhuvanKY
1 review
Jul 2015
Better than Peterhof
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image meriberi
1 review
Jul 2015
Amazingly opulent
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Provider: SPB Tours
Member Image Moremajor
3 reviews
Jul 2015
Wonderful.
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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
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1 review
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1 review
Member Image dk542
1 review
Jun 2015
So large! Thankfully we did not tour the entire thing! Just the vastness of it was impressive. The gilded gold was also incredible.
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Provider: Alla Tours
Member Image mdt1966
1 review
Jun 2015
Great tour and good value for money
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Provider: Cruising Excursions (Tour De Force)
Member Image maynas
1 review
Jun 2015
a Regent exclusive evening event, marvellously staged and organised, great guide and fun meal after with Russian music
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Provider: Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Member Image parmen123
1 review
Jun 2015
our guide was History major and shared a wealth of history on Romanov family and Russia
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Provider: Tailored Tours of St. Petersburg
Member Image jfkbrit
1 review
Jun 2015
All the stuff in St Petersburg will knock your socks off, this is no exception
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Provider: Viking River Cruises
Member Image ciduval
1 review
Jun 2015
Getting there an hour ahead of the crowds really helped make this a great experience.
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Provider: Viking River Cruises
Member Image jinky
2 reviews
Jun 2015
Great tour and lunches and we got a discount so great value for $285 pp for 2 day deluxe tour in a party of 16. So much better than the large boat tour through RCI
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Provider: SPB Tours
Member Image hmtfizz
2 reviews
Jun 2015
fantastic tour able to access all
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Provider: P&O Cruises
Member Image Saltwater1974
1 review
Jun 2015
Well organized and good value for money - Russian Lunch was not very good but both days of DeluXe Tour were outstanding!
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Provider: SPB Tours
Member Image Rosethorn40
16 reviews
Jun 2015
vast, jaw dropping
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Provider: Alla Tours

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