St. Petersburg Yusupov Palace Excursion Reviews

Built in the 18th century, St. Petersburg’s sumptuously decorated Yusupov Palace is best known as the site of the murder of Grigory Rasputin.
This tour is out of this world with TJ travel.
This tour is out of this world with TJ travel. Spoke to others from the ship that took the tour from the boat and they only saw half of what we able to see .
This tour is out of this world with TJ travel. Spoke to others from the ship that took the tour from the boat and they only saw half of what we able to see . Read Less
Sail Date October 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Yusopov Palace is where Rasputin was murdered.
Yusopov Palace is where Rasputin was murdered. Good guide. Much history was explained.
Yusopov Palace is where Rasputin was murdered. Good guide. Much history was explained. Read Less
Sail Date August 2019
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
The history of the palace was a little hokey but we loved looking around and the short concert was ...
The history of the palace was a little hokey but we loved looking around and the short concert was delightful
The history of the palace was a little hokey but we loved looking around and the short concert was delightful Read Less
Sail Date September 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
A great way to see a bit of St Petersburg very informative and the guides were helpful
A great way to see a bit of St Petersburg very informative and the guides were helpful
A great way to see a bit of St Petersburg very informative and the guides were helpful Read Less
Sail Date July 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
The place where Rasputin was murdered...
The place where Rasputin was murdered... And a very, very beautiful palace. Note that you have to pay to take pictures (cash).
The place where Rasputin was murdered... And a very, very beautiful palace. Note that you have to pay to take pictures (cash). Read Less
Sail Date June 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
interesting history behind this family and their connection to the tsar
interesting history behind this family and their connection to the tsar
interesting history behind this family and their connection to the tsar Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Well worth paying the $3 to take photos inside the palace.
Well worth paying the $3 to take photos inside the palace.
Well worth paying the $3 to take photos inside the palace. Read Less
Sail Date May 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
I enjoyed this tour and learned more about Russian history.
I enjoyed this tour and learned more about Russian history. The palace is lovely, and our guide was wonderful. The tour felt a bit rushed, and I wish we could have had more time. I think our guide was nervous that we wouldn't make ... Read More
I enjoyed this tour and learned more about Russian history. The palace is lovely, and our guide was wonderful. The tour felt a bit rushed, and I wish we could have had more time. I think our guide was nervous that we wouldn't make it back to the ship in time for our departure from St. Petersburg. Read Less
Sail Date April 2018
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
This is perhaps one of the best in St Petersburg because it is a very impressive building and the ...
This is perhaps one of the best in St Petersburg because it is a very impressive building and the crowds were not quite so bad. Again, the accompanying boat trip along the Neva and its waterways was good fun. And the officials seemed ... Read More
This is perhaps one of the best in St Petersburg because it is a very impressive building and the crowds were not quite so bad. Again, the accompanying boat trip along the Neva and its waterways was good fun. And the officials seemed slightly more relaxed. One of them smiled at us. Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Cruise & Maritime Voyages
could have gone without this one.
could have gone without this one. It was interesting solely because of the murder of Rasputin and the effect that may have had on history. As a palace, meh. The entire exterior was sheathed in scaffolding. The interior was essentially ... Read More
could have gone without this one. It was interesting solely because of the murder of Rasputin and the effect that may have had on history. As a palace, meh. The entire exterior was sheathed in scaffolding. The interior was essentially another unremarkable overly ornate palace. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Fascinating to see such an elaborate palace that was not owned by part of the royal family.
Fascinating to see such an elaborate palace that was not owned by part of the royal family.
Fascinating to see such an elaborate palace that was not owned by part of the royal family. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking Ocean Cruises
Didn't feel rushed.
Didn't feel rushed. A beautiful and interesting palace which was not overcrowded.Combined with a river cruise.
Didn't feel rushed. A beautiful and interesting palace which was not overcrowded.Combined with a river cruise. Read Less
Sail Date June 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
day I did a boat trip on the Neva and visited the Yusopov palace – where Rasputin was likked.
day I did a boat trip on the Neva and visited the Yusopov palace – where Rasputin was likked. Again, a smallish group and very easy to see everything.
day I did a boat trip on the Neva and visited the Yusopov palace – where Rasputin was likked. Again, a smallish group and very easy to see everything. Read Less
Sail Date June 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
Palace visit poor needed to wait for entrance which restricted boat trip.
Palace visit poor needed to wait for entrance which restricted boat trip. Immigration time consuming. Overall not very good
Palace visit poor needed to wait for entrance which restricted boat trip. Immigration time consuming. Overall not very good Read Less
Sail Date June 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
This was the last stop on our tour and due to limited time we saw the highlights.
This was the last stop on our tour and due to limited time we saw the highlights.
This was the last stop on our tour and due to limited time we saw the highlights. Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
We had no choice but to take a cruise line excursion but it cost twice as much as it would have ...
We had no choice but to take a cruise line excursion but it cost twice as much as it would have done had we booked it independently but it was an excellent tour
We had no choice but to take a cruise line excursion but it cost twice as much as it would have done had we booked it independently but it was an excellent tour Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Rasputin was killed in the basement.
Rasputin was killed in the basement. Amazing story.
Rasputin was killed in the basement. Amazing story. Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Historically interesting
Historically interesting
Historically interesting Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
very cramped building.
very cramped building. Quite interesting.
very cramped building. Quite interesting. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Excellent two day tour with very good guide
Excellent two day tour with very good guide
Excellent two day tour with very good guide Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Smaller group and the Ship offered and much more reasonable prices.
Smaller group and the Ship offered and much more reasonable prices.
Smaller group and the Ship offered and much more reasonable prices. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Oceania Cruises
Where Rasputin was murdered....and then a canal boat ride.
Where Rasputin was murdered....and then a canal boat ride. There weren't enough seats outside so we had to sit inside and didn't get to see many of the sites..
Where Rasputin was murdered....and then a canal boat ride. There weren't enough seats outside so we had to sit inside and didn't get to see many of the sites.. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Thoroughly enjoyed
Thoroughly enjoyed
Thoroughly enjoyed Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Azamara