St Petersburg excursions

Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with personal St. Petersburg guide: Catherine Palace & Amber Room, Park

From 56€

Schedule: Daily 09:00 — 18:00, Not available on Tuesday
Duration: 5 hours
Inclusions: Local guide (English/French| Italian/Spanish), transport & hotel pickup and drop-off, entrance tickets
No hidden fees – price includes all taxes.
Optional: Cruise Port pickup and drop-off
Cancellation: free of charge 7 days prior to your tour
Prices valid from 15.04.2018 to 25.10.2018

Description

HolaRussia invite you to the Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with personal St. Petersburg guide! One of the tours of the St. Petersburg excursions takes you to a place called Tsarskoye Selo. During the tour to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with personal St. Petersburg guide you will see the museum reserve in the environs of St. Petersburg uniting the creations of the best architects, sculptors and painters. It is a gallery of architectural styles.

During the tour to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with personal guide in St. Petersburg you can find:

  1. Baroque style masterpieces by Francesco Rastrelli
  2. Classical works by Quarenghi
  3. Palace studies in the art nouveau
  4. Elements of gothic
  5. Chinese and Turkish architectural styles.

✓ There are two parks in Tsarskoye Selo – Catherine and Alexander parks. It is here that the ruling royals and their retinue used to stroll and ride in carriages. The atmosphere of Tsarksoye selo is not really a country atmosphere, it is overflowing with history.

St. Petersburg Russia excursions with personal guide to Tsarskoye Selo in St. Petersburg are the most wanted and popular of all St. Petersburg tours

Tourists from all over the world are attracted by the Catherine palace in Tsarskoye Selo where the famous Amber room is located. The construction of the Catherine palace in the town of Pushkin was initiated by the empress Catherine the First. She commissioned a German architect Johann Braunshtein to supervise the construction in her favorite solemn and pompous baroque style. Later on the palace was enlarged according to the order of Elisabeth the First. Bartolomeo Rastrelli was in charge of the alterations and he played the leading role in the creation of the present day look of the palace.

On the tour of the Catherine palace with personal St. Petersburg guide the visitors view:

  1. The solemn and lavishly decorated in gold Large Hall
  2. State Room
  3. The Golden Suite of Rooms
  4. And of course the Amber Room.

The decor of the Amber room was given to Peter the Great by the King of Prussia. You will also have the opportunity to stroll in the magnificent tsars’ parks that also accommodate many monuments, bridges and pavilions with a touch of old times. The tour to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) with personal guide will show you the attractions, you will see the Turkish cascade, the Chesma column built to commemorate the victory in the Russian-Turkish war and other historical sights. You will also learn about the plots and intrigues that took place in Tsarskoye Selo.

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