Visit Russia, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg - Tsar Visit © - Discover the best guided-tour in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg in Russia with Tsar Visit
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Travel back in time and let your guide help you discover the splendors of Imperial Russia. In the day-long tour rich with new discoveries while visiting several palaces, you will learn more about the various Petersburg residences of the Romanovs and the lives of the Imperial family.
You will begin your day at the Pavlovsk Palace, the summer residence Catherine II gave to the future Paul I. A palace with a facade in shades of yellow with white columns, the palace was built in the unique Palladian architectural style. With your guide, you will tour the interior of the palace, rich with ancient furniture, sculptures, and artistic masterpieces. You will learn more about the palace, designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and also about the brief reign of its owner. Your guide will lead you through the sublime English garden where you can wander through the tree-lined paths of the palace.
You will then go to the town of Pushkin, formerly called Tsarskoye Selo, to continue your journey into Imperial Russia.
You will end your day at the sumptuous Catherine Palace, built by the Empress Elizabeth I in honor of her mother. You will discover a palace without equal because the adornments consist of the masterpieces of Czarist Russia. You will learn more about the palace, its history, its occupants and their secrets. As a highlight of the visit, your guide will introduce you to the famous Amber Room presented to Peter the Great.
At the heart of this unforgettable day, you and your guide will dive into Imperial Russia. The discovery of the palaces of St. Petersburg is essential for anyone who loves the history of the Czars or architectural masterpieces!
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