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Yusupov Palace on Moika

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Address: Emb. Reki Moiki, 94, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 (812) 314-98-92
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The horrific murder of Rasputin, the notorious "mad monk," took...

The horrific murder of Rasputin, the notorious "mad monk," took place in this stately palace, which offers guided tours of the scene of the crime.

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Private Half Day Yusupov Palace and Rasputin Tour

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Fascinating Palace - Full of Intrigue!

While its often not on the must-do list while visiting St Petersburg this Palace is different than so many other palaces. Opulent? Of course, but its much smaller than Catharine's... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While its often not on the must-do list while visiting St Petersburg this Palace is different than so many other palaces. Opulent? Of course, but its much smaller than Catharine's Palace. What makes the palace special is the re-enactment of Rasputin's murder at the basement. Also the palace private theater with gold all around is quite a step up from... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful palace worth the time to visit, though smaller in scale and decor than the huge Peterhof or Catherine's Palace. In the basement is an interesting wax-figure reenactment of Rasputin's fateful dinner before his demise, and portraits of czars and Nicholas's family in the main palace.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a most interesting and atmospheric place, lovingly restored and maintained. The history of the Palace and the family is fascinating and this appears to be one of the many palaces they owned. It is worth noting that you can only do the 'Rasputun' section of the Palace if you have a Palace approved guide. For individual visitors yo... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had only one day in St Petersburg due to adverse weather so TJ Travel condensed the highlights of what should have been 2 days. We had lunch in the Yusopov Palace basement followed by a tour of the house including the basement with its exhibits of the murder of Rasputin. It is a fascinating house-grand and with an amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was in this palace that Rasputin was murdered. But I have to say that he was killed in a palace where there was a great feeling of luxury, of great taste for art and decoration. There 2 rooms set up with scenes of Rasputin's final hours. The lower of the 2 has Rasputin having a meal (the poison part... More 

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Osoyoos, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For both its appearance and historical significance Yuupov Palace is worth the trip but only with a knowledgeable Guide such as we had in Natasha from TJ Travel. The story tales, especially about Rasputin, make the trip worthwhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing home, place where Rasputin was killed. brings home all sorts of pieces of Russian history. we used a guide, so worth visiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In my opinion, the Palace is not so promoted so much as it should. While in St. Petersburg, we were in doubt if to go or not. We went mostly because my partner wanted, plus I considered the entrance fee a bit expensive (RUB 700.00), However, all the money was worth the experience. Something like the Yusupov Palace you do... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Yusupov Palace isn't exactly what I would call must see, but if you've got time and an actual person guide to take you through then go for it. There is so much family history in this palace as well as the Rasputin connection which was fascinating. There is a mandatory coat check in the basement and there are also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was part of our TJ Travel SPB tour. Unlike other reviewers, we didn’t need to deal with the staff or logistics ourselves. We did have to pay 5€ for taking photos, first time in SPB. Consider this was the palace of an aristocrat but not royal, this was very opulent. It was said Yusupov was richer than the Romanovs,... More 

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