excursion to Yusupov Palace
- Saint Petersburg
This guided tour (with or without transfer) shows off the mansion of the richest family of Russia of XIX—beginning of XX centuries. During this tour you will get an overview of the spectacular collection of paintings, sculptures and applied art pieces housed inside the palace. But besides all of the above you will have an opportunity to visit a special exhibition devoted to the murder of Grigory Rasputin (the famous favorite of Romanov’s family and mysterious figure in Russian history) as the Yusupov Palace is the place where Rasputin was killed. You will be treated to a frightening story about how on the 17th of December 1916 Rasputin was assassinated, poisoned, shot and drowned.