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Private Tour of 2 Imperial Residences: Catherine and Pavlovsk Palaces provided by Horosho! Tours, Trips & Guides

Private Tour of 2 Imperial Residences: Catherine and Pavlovsk Palaces

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Updated 20/06/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/06/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Catherine Palace and Park
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Pavlovsk State Museum
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Professional private guide service
  • Comfortable transportation by private vehicle (6 hours)
  • Professional and experienced driver
  • Hotel pick-up / Hotel drop-off
  • Entrance tickets to the museums
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Entry/Admission - Pavlovsk State Museum
  • Lunch (food and drinks)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers.
  • Note that during winter all monuments of the parks of Pavlovsk and Catherine are permanently covered to be protected from cold weather and bad weather conditions
  • If you want to take this tour at your preferable time, please leave a note upon making booking or call to confirm your preferred time at least 14 days before the tour
  • This is a sample itinerary. The order of museum visits (park and palace) may change depending on availability of entrance tickets, museum's days-off, traffic situation in the city. Catherine Palace also reserve the right to shift an entrance time on a very short notice. Supplier will rearrange the itinerary accordingly so that all venues can be visited.
  • The exact entrance times can vary. Pre-booked time periods to enter the museums are assigned only by the management of the museums and is a subject to changes. It is possible that there will be a line of people entering the museum at the same time.
  • This tour is not recommended for wheelchair passengers, and if a person with a wheelchair decides to participate he/she must have a personal helper to assist in boarding/disembarking the vehicle, and entering the restrooms and restaurant, and all sites.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • The tour includes a wait period before going inside the Catherine Palace. Although tickets are pre-booked with skip-the-line entrance there may still be a slight delay (10-15 minutes) in entering the museum during busy periods (May-August)
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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debra4183 wrote a review Nov 2019
Point Lookout, Australia10 contributions8 helpful votes
This excellent tour started with a hotel pick up.The first palace, Catherine's, is stunningly beautiful, the spaces are vast and amazing. The second was more understated but full of beautiful objects and some furniture, more a royal residence. Our guide Naria was outstanding.Her
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Date of experience: November 2019
Response from horoshoteam, Владелец at Private Tour of 2 Imperial Residences: Catherine and Pavlovsk Palaces
Responded 10 Apr 2020
Hello there! Thank you for joining our guide on a tour to 2 imperial residences. So glad to hear that it was a helpful and enjoyable way to get acquainted with these museums. Nadya is indeed a great guide! She will be pleased to know you enjoyed your tour. Our private tours are a great way to get a comprehensive overview of the city and to explore unique places if you've never visited before. Thanks for the review also. We'll be looking forward to meeting you again in St Petersburg in the future! Meanwhile, please take care and stay safe! HOROSHO team
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  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Spanish
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