During this tour we will focus on mysterious and enigmatic stories from the Romanov Royal family members’ history. Most of the stops will be at the main squares of the city where the monuments to the Russian Emperors and Empresses are, and most of the stories will be connected with the secrets of their marriages, coups de etat, births and deaths. You will learn about the persons who thanks to the secrets of their lives have been named “Russian Iron Mask”, “Russian Hamlet” and “the Sphinx who took his secret to the grave”.
We will visit Peter and Paul’s Cathedral where the Royal family members are buried and see the Mikhailovsky (St.Michael’s) Castle, the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, Palace Square, Senate Square and St.Isaac’s Square
A part of the tour will be dedicated to the secret of Rasputin, this Siberian peasant whom the Russian Empress called “Our Friend” and to the relations between him and the family of the last Russian Emperor.
The tour can include the inside visit of the Yusupov Palace where we can see the room where Rasputin was murdered.
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|Group size||Private tour
|Max group size||54|