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Lenin, Rasputin & Russian Revolution Private Tour

Highlights

City tour

Museum of Political history

Yusupov palace

Description

St. Petersburg is well known as the cauldron for the Russian Revolution, all three of them. But there is so much more to the story. Explore the history of the city and Russia itself through the final days of the Romanov dynasty, the Revolution, the Civil War, the reigns of Lenin and Stalin, the Second World War, the Cold War, Perestroika and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Another highlight is a guided visit to the Yusupov Palace, that features exclusive interiors and wax figures of Grigori Rasputin and members of the conspiracy.
Experience the city’s highlights on a pleasant guided drive around St. Petersburg. View the sights that made St. Petersburg famous the world over.
This tour is an overview of the Russian History from the Red October revolution through the Cold War all the way up to the collapse of the Soviet Union and perestroika. One of the stops is a visit to the former famous ballerina Kshesinskaya Mansion that was occupied by the Bolsheviks in 1917. Now it houses the Museum of Political Historypacked with unique artifacts related to the history of the Soviet Union: mock up of the communal apartment and workers barracks, Lenin`s study, uniforms and much more.

Another stop is at the Yusupov’s Palace,a museum which provides an interesting look at the lives of the aristocracy of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The palace features exotic rooms such as the Moorish Room, a wonderful Rococo theatre that is still used for concerts, etc. Yusupov’s palace is perhaps best known as the site of the murder of Grigori Rasputin, a man with mystical powers who influenced the family of the last Russian tsar.

Itinerary

What you see:

- City tour.

- Museum of political history.

- Yusupov Palace.

Pictures

Pickup

at the cruise ship terminal / hotel (9:00 am).

 

Dropoff

at the cruise ship terminal / hotel.

Things to bring

printed voucher.

photo / video camera.

Inclusions

• English speaking guide
• Air-conditioned vehicle
• Entry fees as per program
• Welcome gift pack
• Bottle of water daily
• Ear piece set (for groups larger than 6 pax)
• Photo permits
• Visa-free visit
• Port fees
• Local taxes

Exclusions

lunches.

Cancellation

Cancellations more than a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date: 100% of the total amount
No show: no restitution

Additional Info

Prices:

private tour 1 person: 417 EUR.

private group 2 persons: 221 EUR per person.

private group 3 persons: 166 EUR per person.

private group 4 persons: 136 EUR per person.

For private groups more that 4 pax please contact us for additional information and prices.

 

Duration: 8 hours.

Languages: English. Other languages upon request.

Additional information:

- This tour is also not available on Last MON of each month

 

- This is a little walking tour.