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St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace & Amber Room Private Tour

1. St. Petersburg: Catherine's Palace & Amber Room Private Tour

Set off on a private tour of Catherine's Palace, departing from St. Petersburg. This tour will introduce you to the Golden Enfilade, a grand suit of formal rooms. You will also see the intricate restored Amber Room. Arrive in Tsarskoye Selo, a town outside of St. Petersburg, and location of the palace. This was the home of the Imperial family from the days of Peter the Great until the time of the last Tsar, Nicolas II. It is a fascinating monument of world architectural and gardening art during the 18th and 19th centuries. You will have time to walk through the beautiful English-style park. Then see the center of the ensemble, the Catherine Palace, containing exquisite objects d`art, furniture, paintings, and unique collections of porcelain, amber, and bronze.

St. Petersburg: Catherine Palace Audio Tour & Ticket

2. St. Petersburg: Catherine Palace Audio Tour & Ticket

Visit the Catherine Palace, an icon of splendor, scale, and regal grandeur. World-renowned architects throughout the world took part in its enormous construction. Stroll through the picturesque Catherine Park, which is adjacent to the palace and is beautiful at any time of the year, accompanied by the in-app audio tour. Take in the luxury of the palace’s breathtaking Great Hall and the Golden Enfilades of the ceremonial halls, including the world-famous Amber Room. Here, everyone can see the lasting legacy of three empresses, as well as rare and beautiful art pieces. Walk through some of the most interesting pavilions that adorn the park, including the Cameron Gallery, the Grotto, and the Tsarskoye Selo Hermitage.

St. Petersburg: Guided Tour of Catherine & Pavlovsk Palaces

3. St. Petersburg: Guided Tour of Catherine & Pavlovsk Palaces

Enjoy a 6-hour tour that takes you from St. Petersburg to Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) and Pavlovsk to see the magnificent summer residences of the former Russian tsars. Explore the opulent settings in which the monarchs lived, worked, granted audiences, arranged diplomatic receptions, and hosted gala balls and masquerades. Embark on a comfortable chauffeured drive to the town of Tsarskoe Selo, or Pushkin. Marvel at the grandeur of the Russian Baroque palace of Catherine the Great as well as the interior of the Amber Room. After a short drive from Pushkin, arrive at the palace and park complex of Pavlovsk. This imperial estate was the residence of Emperor Paul I, the son of Catherine the Great. Admire the magnificent palace sitting on a hill overlooking a park, landscaped in English style with a river running through it. The huge and magically landscaped park was laid out in the area surrounding the Palace of Paul I to provide him with some solitude. Johann Strauss once performed with an orchestra in the park’s Musical Station.


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What people are saying about Catherine Park

great, everything was fine

Pick up at the hotel super on time. Driver very nice, car super clean, well-kept driving style. Our tour guide already gave us a lot of good information about St. Petersburg today and in the past. No queues at the palace. The Palatführung great, so well-founded knowledge and attention to detail. We also enjoyed the subsequent walk through the park. And all in really good German, respect. We enjoyed it from the first to the last minute.

Perfect organization. They picked us up from the hotel after an email the day before, we were six. Very comfortable bus the guide really prepared as well as nice. The historian of St. Petersburg explained us very well both outward and return. The beautiful palace appreciated even more with the guide without queuing. Beautiful ride outside. Congratulations and good.

Excellent day

Super guide, very professional, pleasant and welcoming and a very good driver. We had the chance of a very good weather which magnified this very beautiful palace and its park. Visit to recommend in this way, to avoid groups and queue times!

We loved it!

Thanks to the great commitment of the on-site office "Horosho!" Due to an appointment change and an excellent tour of the castle complex, we had a particularly nice day. Thanks a lot for this.

We truly enjoyed every moment; we would book our guide anytime for any tour again.