Yusupov Palace With Transfer: This sumptuous palace on the bank of the Moika River belonged to the Yusupov princes, the richest and most aristocratic family in Russia.
You will be impressed with its decorations: frescoes, marble, stucco mouldings, reliefs, Venetian mirrors, gold chandeliers, sets, lovely furniture, soft silks, carpets, and much more. A visit to this palace will allow you a glimpse into the luxury and wealth of the noble families in pre-revolutionary times.
The palace even has its own theater with seating for 180 people where the most famous artists of the time gave private performances for the family and its guests. It was in this palace that Grigory Rasputin, favorite of Tsar Nicolas II and his wife, was killed in December 1916.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up at 10:40am.
Duration: 3.5 hours (including transfer).
Start/opening time: At 11am.
End/closing time: At 2:30pm.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.