The Catherine Palace and Park of Pushkin Tour

English guided Tour to Catherine Palace and Park of Pushkin
Every day from 9:30 to 15:00 pm. Always with prior reservation
Duration 5,5 hours. Price: 35 € per person.

Perfect excursion to get to know the suburbs of Saint Petersburg. We are going to visit one of the most beautiful cities where we will find Pushkin Palace, the Palace of Catherine II where she used to stay during the summers. This place as well weel-known as Tsarskoye Selo.

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About the excursion

In this tour we are going to travel to the city of Pushkin where we will find the gorgeous palace and beautiful gardens. The palace of gold color certainly will dazzle you! It is more than just beautiful. The Palace built in 1717 by order of Catherine I and which was abandoned after her dead.

Built in early Rococo style, it has been renovated and rebuilt several times, the most important reconstruction was in the year 1752 and was organized by order of empress Elizabeth, who ordered to change the demolition and complete reconstruction by a more modern and ostentatious palace. The Palace has more than 100 kg of Gold on its facade.

Later empress Catherine the Great happened to reside in this luxurious palace that did not stop gaining fame by its incredible decoration and luxury not only in the interior but also in the outside. For Catherine the Great the palace seemed ostentatious and she decided to make some changes and to live there permanently. For this occasion she has changed the style of the palace into the Neoclassical style and developed it.

Today the palace is preserved in a spectacular state and not only the exterior but the interior is preserved as at the time of the residence of the Tsars. Although in the XIXth and XXth century the palace suffered pretty much with the Nazis or the Soviets. One of the most tragic moments was when the German army robbed everything built an Amber room, room that was rebuilt and nowadays we can admire it, for the reconstruction was spent aro15 million dollars.

Hours and duration

Daily from Monday to Sunday from 9:30 to 15:00 pm
The reservation can be made on the same day of the tour (depends on availability)
Duration of the tour 5,5 hours
Always with prior reservation

Include

Guide in English during the time of the tour,  and trip to the place and return in metro transport.

Not included

The private vehicle, meals, drinks or tips to the guide.

Cost of tour

Cost per person 35 € (the entrance to the palace is not included)
(Group minimum of 2 people or the same cost)

Meeting point

Next to the arch of the Square of the Winter Palace (Hermitage)
You can call +7-985-182-72-46 if you need help to find the location.

Find the guide with the black bag o t-shirt with our logo

Calendar of tours

The tours are available for booking daily (from 9:30 to 15:00 pm)
Only sign up for the tour through the contact form to join the tour.
If you do not find a tour on the day you want, ask us to open a new group for the day you wish. Contact form.

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Transfer airport - hotel - 2,900 rub
Transfer from hotel to airport 2,600 rub
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