Tour to the Yusupov Palace

You will witness one of the richest houses owned by the famous princely family – the Yusupovs. Here 100 years ago he was brutally murdered by the last palace owner Prince Felix Yusupov. This thrilling story you will know from “Rasputin murder exhibition”. Here original chic interiors dates back to the 19 century. Boudoirs, private rooms and guest halls will unveil the secrecy of Saint-Petersburg aristocratic life. What is most attractive of this opulent nobility mansion is the mystery of the notorious last Russian royal favorite, Gregory Rasputin.

Price of the program “City tour and Museum”:

from 45 $ per one person

 Program includes:

  • The State Rooms of the Palace
  • The Living Quarters
  • Assassination of Grigory Rasputin display

 Opening hours: 11:00 – 18:00

The Museum is open daily

 Address: 94, Moika river emb., St. Petersburg, 190000

 Price of the program “City tour and Museum”: from 45 $ per one person




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Our tickets allow you to visit the museum without enduring great queues at the entrance and be guided around by an authorized guide.

A classical excursion program includes a city tour with visit to one museum. The priced presented below include car rent and a licensed guide’s fee. Costs for museum visits are presented on separate slides.

Standard program of a city tour + museum lasts for approximately 4 hours. In case you want to intermit for a lunch in an atmospheric restaurant in the heart of Saint-Petersburg and vitalize yourself by masterpieces of original Russian cuisine, just inform us and we will propose the best alternative meeting you budget.

In case your preferable dates of visit coincide  with official days off of the museum  you chose, we are glad to propose  a worthy alternative.

Life of the high-rank Russian aristocracy was crushed by the 1917 revolution. We have the unique opportunity to visit the noble mansion where this bygone time is carefully preserved. Yusupov palace on the Moyka river embankment in St Petersburg is one of the top architectural highlights in Russia. The Yusupovs were the princely family which was very close to the Imperial Romanovs house.

Guided tour of the Yusupov Palace

During the highlight tour of the palace you are going to see the main things the Yusupovs were famous for. The gala halls, designed to host the great balls and receptions, illustrate the court life. Rumor had it that Yusupovs were wealthier than the royalty. The princes could afford to invest their money into culture.

Works of art, collected by the Yusupovs, were considered to be among the best art collections in St Petersburg. The palace theater is a true masterpiece of arrchitecture.  Meanwhile, the private rooms, which belonged to the Prince and Princess Yussupov, give us the idea of everyday world of the nobility.

Involved in all court intrigues, the Yusupovs stood at the center of the famous murder plot aimed at the last imperial favorite Gregory Rasputin. Rasputin’s murder happened in the palace in 1916.

The rooms, where this most notorious crime happened, are available for visitors only with the organized tour given by the licensed guide. Rasputin murder section visit, as the most sought after by the tourists, should be arranged according to the tour schedule in advance.   

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