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St. Petersburg Yusupov Palace Excursion Reviews

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Built in the 18th century, St. Petersburg’s sumptuously decorated Yusupov Palace is best known as the site of the murder of Grigory Rasputin.

NantahalaCruiser

1 review

Interesting tale of Rasputin's assassination


Provider: Royal Caribbean International

karbop1

1 review

Had a private two day tour for three of us which allowed us to visit pretty much every main destination and a few others besides. i would recommend SPB Tours highly.

Provider: Independent Operator

ronnieb

1 review

How the ultra rich lived.....enjoyed this


Provider: Independent Operator

kre8ive

1 review

Very interesting tour with wonderful commentary from our private guide.

Provider: Independent Operator

Cruisin-Geezer

6 reviews

We had our last visit of the tour to the Yusupov Palace, the site of Rasputin's murder. After so many opulent and absolutely stunning sites, this palace, although good anywhere else, seemed a little underwhelming!

Provider: Independent Operator

GregP08

1 review

This one is good but may be skipped.

Provider: Independent Operator

Niall Fleming

3 reviews

The Yusupov palace was a complete scrummage, not the guide's fault it is is just a very popular attraction.


Provider: P&O Cruises

MlleMag

1 review

By the time we got here, we were used to "splendor." Quick trip down to see where Rasputin was killed. Worth seeing but if it weren't on a tour, I'd skip it.

Provider: Independent Operator

AgouraTraveler

3 reviews

Another exquiste palace, with a Rasputin figure in the basement where he was poisoned. Gold everywhere, artwork, mosaics, intricate woodwork, tapestries, stained glass, a chapel, a small Russian men's chorus sang a short song in one room.

Provider: Princess Cruises

DawgVoyager

1 review

This was part of our 2-day independently booked small group tour. It was interesting to see as an example of the home of nobility and as the site where Rasputin was murdered. It was not as crowded as other sights and our guide had time to explain much of the home and its history in detail. The only place where we were rushed was the cellar which is set up to look as it may have appeared when Rasputin was there. Only a few people are permitted into the small area at a time, so a guard would hurry visitors along in order to make room for the next group.

Provider: Independent Operator

bobby3334

3 reviews

Very interesting; excellent guide, very well read but has revised history, e.g. Rasputin was a saint, etc. Interesting to see how fast revision can take place.

Provider: Independent Operator

iceclutz

1 review

This was a palace of a private citizen and is where Rasputin was killed. They have a very cool 'vignette' showing the scene.

Provider: Independent Operator

chileno first time cruise

1 review

Our last stop. all palaces were starting to blur into one by this stage but it was very interesting to see the cellar where Rasputin was murdered

Provider: Princess Cruises

slix1

2 reviews

The history of the building is an important part of what everyone knows about old Russia.

Provider: Independent Operator

MNDutchGirl

5 reviews

This was where Rasputin was killed and I could have lived without this particular stop.

Provider: Independent Operator

rgarick

1 review

This is the place were Raspitun was murdered---toured the private residence and rooms where the family lived....quite interesting - Private theater inside the home - not to be missed---

Provider: Independent Operator

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