5 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Skip the line and tour the palace of Catherine the Great and see its magnificent Amber Room. Explore the Russian garden art of the grounds surrounding the palace on this 3-hour guided tour.
- Tour the Baroque Palace of Catherine the Great in the town of Pushkin
- Visit the palace’s famous Amber Room
- See the Russian garden art in the park surrounding the palace
- Enjoy a walk in Catherine Park and learn about its impressive landscaping
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Hotel pick up and drop off
Departure & Return
Departure PointTraveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in central St. Petersburg
What To Expect
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.
We invite you to spend a beautiful day in the former Tsars’ Village wondering in the amazing gardens and learning about 300 hundred-year history of this architectural masterpiece. The Catherine’s Palace is located in the place called Pushkin. It is a former imperial palace, the official summer residence of three Russian monarchs, a masterpiece of Russian baroque of the XVIII century. Walk through the large park (107 hectares) around the Residence and enjoy fresh air and beauty of the nature. A visit to the Amber Room - the “eighth wonder of the world” will become a cherry on the cake and the highlight of your journey. This place has a special historical value, the fate of which is shrouded in thousands of secrets.
Duration: 3 hours
Admission Ticket Included
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY MariaRose Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
- For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
- If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
- Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
- Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during 1-Day St Petersburg Private Catherine Palace with Amber Room & Park ?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the policy on sanitization during 1-Day St Petersburg Private Catherine Palace with Amber Room & Park ?
A:The policy on sanitization is:
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
What is the social distancing policy during 1-Day St Petersburg Private Catherine Palace with Amber Room & Park ?
A:The policy on social distancing is:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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