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St. Petersburg Yusupov Palace Excursion Reviews

St. Petersburg Yusupov Palace cruise excursion
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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.
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1 review
Jul 2013

Interesting tale of Rasputin's assassination

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Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Member Image karbop1
1 review
Not Rated
May 2013
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.
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Provider: SPB Tours
Member Image ronnieb
1 review
Not Rated
May 2013

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

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Provider: spb
Member Image kre8ive
1 review
Sep 2012
Very interesting tour with wonderful commentary from our private guide.
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Provider: Dancing Bear Tours
Member Image Cruisin-Geezer
6 reviews
Aug 2012
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!
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Provider: TJ Travel
Member Image GregP08
1 review
Aug 2012
This one is good but may be skipped.
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Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Member Image Niall Fleming
3 reviews
Aug 2012

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

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Provider: P&O Cruises
Member Image MlleMag
1 review
Jul 2012

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.

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Provider: Denrus
Member Image AgouraTraveler
3 reviews
Jul 2012
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.
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image DawgVoyager
1 review
Jul 2012
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.
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Provider: SPB
Member Image bobby3334
4 reviews
Jun 2012
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.
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Provider: Alla
Member Image iceclutz
1 review
Jun 2012
This was a palace of a private citizen and is where Rasputin was killed. They have a very cool 'vignette' showing the scene.
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Provider: SPb Tours
Member Image chileno first time cruise
1 review
May 2012
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
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Provider: Princess Cruises
Member Image slix1
2 reviews
May 2012

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

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Provider: Alla
Member Image MNDutchGirl
5 reviews
May 2012
This was where Rasputin was killed and I could have lived without this particular stop.
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Provider: Alla Tours
Member Image rgarick
1 review
May 2011
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---
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Provider: spb tours

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