Yusupov Palace On Moika, Saint Petersburg

Currently 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
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About Yusupov Palace On Moika, Saint Petersburg

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
  • EM
  • Le Paris
  • Senoval

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Yusupov Palace On Moika, Saint Petersburg Reviews

  • Beautiful palace with a lot of different room styles. An audioguide is provided for many different languages, and is very informative. The visit duration was about 1:30. There was even a concert in the ball room while we were there. We enjoyed the palace and would recommend it to other tourists.

  • It's a beautiful place but some of the areas were closed for restoration and no adjustment to the price! The first room was very dark and no way to see all off the artifacts that were displayed there. Still worth going there just maybe wait till they are done with restoration and make sure that you don't come too late: they close at 5pm. Also a little strange thing that ticket sales are NOT inside the building but outside in the small booth on the left side if you face the entrance.

  • Beautiful palace with some classical artwork. During my visit the cellar was closed and there was no mention about the fact that Rasputin was killed at this palace's cellar anywhere. The museum staff, like in more than one places, I experienced, might make you feel unwelcome, so try to ignore it. No clear signs that there are rooms in the right of the entrance hall.

  • I think one of the most impressive palaces in Saint-Petersburg. More than 30 rooms that can be viewed, all decored in different styles. Not only ball rooms, but even an internal theater inside

  • This is a 5 stars palace in terms of beauty and magnificent architecture, but unfortunately the main tour doesn't mention the basement and the murder of Rasputin. Also it has currently 5 rooms closed due to restoration. Although the ticket is expensive, I do recommend the visit, the rest of the rooms are magnificent. But don't buy in the souvenir store, the same items are half price in many souvenirs stores in the city.

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