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The Yusupov Palace is a unique architectural ensemble of styles from the XVIII to XX century. Cultural monument acclaimed as an "encyclopedia" of St. Petersburg aristocratic interiors. The palace and manor complex were built over two centuries and...more
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Their place is just like any palaces in St. Petersburg. If you have visited Winter Palace, give this place a miss as the admission prices are similar. I came to this place for the Rasputin tour but do note that the tour starts at 1700-1800hrs...More
Yes this place is best known as a Palace in which basement Rasputin was murdered.
But beside that it has so much to offer. It provides glimpse into the life of one of the most influental families of Tsarist Russia - the Yusupovs.
I always wanted to see this palace. The Yusupov's were richer than the Romanovs (Tzars of Russia) and, decades ago in the era of the soviet union, this palace was off limits to tourists so guess where I wanted to go in the few days...More
This was recommended by a tour guide, so I thought it would be better than it actually was. It was interesting from a history perspective, but the palace itself didn't hold our interest. Unless you're interested in the Yusupov family or Rasputin, I wouldn't recommended...More
The Yusupovs were one of the richest families in the world at their time. The art collection in this house on the Moika canal rivals that of Hermitage's
This was also the house where Rasputin was murdered in the wee hours of December 1916.
We visited here as part of our two day cruise excursion. The main reason for bringing guests here is its part in history. It was the place were Rasputin met his sorry end. There are pictures of his dead body, documents regarding his death and...More