Yusupov Palace On MoikaCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: 94, Naberezhnaya Reki Moiki, St.Petersburg, Russia, Saint Petersburg
- Timings: 11:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +7-8123149892
- Ticket Price: 500 RUB
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Palace, Specialty Museum, Heritage Building
Yusupov Palace On Moika - Review
Known as the location of the attempted murder of the notorious mystic Rasputin, Yusupov Palace is one of the many estates that the influential family of Yusupov. Built by French architect Jean Baptiste Vallin de la Mothe, the mansion is built luxuriously and holds about 40,000 works of arts. The favourite residence of Felix Yusupov, the most notable feature of the palace is the palatial theatre where often performances and events are held. The ceilings too, are ornately decorated with sculptures and carvings. There is also a display in the palace museum that uses photography, documents, and wax figures to recreate the Rasputin assassination and the following investigation.
Yusupov Palace On Moika Information
- Many sections of the palace are wheelchair accessible, except the private rooms and exhibits "Last Owners of the Palace" and "Murder of Rasputin".
- It is advisable to take an English-speaking guide who can explain the information that is mostly in Russian.
- Photography fee is extra.
Yusupov Palace On Moika Ticket Prices
- State room- 500 Rub and Murder of Rasputin Exhibit- 300 Rub.
How To reach Yusupov Palace On Moika by Public Transport
- Nearest Metro- Naberezhnaya kanala Griboyedova, DK Svyazi.
Restaurants Near Yusupov Palace On Moika
- Idiot Cafe
- Le Paris
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51.51% of people who visit Saint Petersburg include Yusupov Palace On Moika in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
81.99% of people start their Yusupov Palace On Moika visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Yusupov Palace On Moika
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Yusupov Palace On Moika, Saint Petersburg Reviews
Very interesting palace. It is one of the smaller ones. But unlike many of the others this one has a more homely feel. To me the biggest highlight was the home theater and the library. Well worth the visit. Only 4 stars as only the main tour was available. So if you want to see where rasputin was killed you need to take one of the Russian options.
Nice to have audio guide of the palace. It is an interesting palace although it is rather small. My favourite room in the drawing room downstairs. For the Rasputin exhibition you need extra ticket to go inside. And bags are not allowed.
Wow wow wow and WOW. Very interesting family history. The story of Rasmussen and his death was front and center. The oppulance is astounding. After seeing this palace, it's no wonder the the Great October Revolution happened. This family was in the top 1%. Ridiculous wealth!! Down with the aristocracy everywhere in the world!
I felt quite disappointed and a bit rip off. The audio guide in Spanish was terrible. Bad pronunciation, sentences that didn't make sense and boring tone. A nightmare. The museum itself was a bit empty and boring in my opinion, definitely not worth that money. The thing I enjoyed the most were the tenors singing in the music hall inside.
A very interesting slice of old 19th century Russian aristocracy. You can feel spirit of both epochs: old imperial and Soviet. The latter one through splinters of the first. Good audio guide. Probably restoration could be better