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Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace provided by ULKOtours

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Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace

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2 adults
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Learn more about traditional Russian culture during this energetic and colorful folklore show. Through song and dance—including the famous Cossack dance—be entertained by some of Russia's finest performers. You'll also be impressed by the beautiful setting, the grand 19th-century Nikolayevsky Palace. Delicious Russian drinks and canapes will be served in the interval, including vodka and caviar.
  • Enjoy a night of cultural entertainment that will appeal to all interests
  • Snacks and refreshments during the interval are included
  • Cruise terminal transfers will be provided for certain show times
  • Get insight into the diversity of Russian culture, with performances from around the country
Important Information
1h 30m
  • Admission to the folk show
  • Drinks and light snacks
  • Hotel or Cruise Port pickup and drop-off (only if selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Nicholas Palace / Nikolaevsky palace
  • Hotel or Cruise port pickup and drop-off (if not selected)
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase at the venue)
  • DVD (available for purchase at the venue)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Ticket only option: e-vouchers will be sent to you via email by the supplier (for more details PLEASE check the Viator voucher details).
  • CDs and DVDs are available for purchase at the venue
  • No video and audio recording permitted
  • No professional or flash photography
  • Available show times: 7pm and 9pm (on request, not always provided by the venue). Please specify desired time when booking. Tour operator reserves the right to cancel the reservation if the venue is sold out. Tour operator is not responsible for ticket availability
  • Not recommended for children aged 5 and under
  • 100 USD surcharge is applicable for all CRUISE SHIP reservations irrespective of group size. (Payable to the driver at time of pick-up). Ticket Only Option is not available for cruise ship passengers
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information: ship name, passport details for all passengers: Name as in Passport, Passport Number, Date of Birth, Citizenship. Visa-Free paperwork will be processed within 24 hours and emailed to you
  • Please note that this tour is NOT available for cruise passengers who are placing a reservation less than 5 BUSINESS DAYS in advance
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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boogiecat wrote a review Nov 2019
Asheville, North Carolina24 contributions12 helpful votes
The performers are undeniably talented but this is definitely an experience geared toward foreign tourists. There was a very large tour group from another country at the show and some of those individuals were openly arguing during the performance in their native language which
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
Responded 17 Nov 2019
Dear boogiecat, Thank you for your feedback! We appreciate you taking the time to share your insights with the TripAdvisor community. We are sorry that your Russian Folk-Show experience at Nikolayevsky Palace has led you to give us a 3-star rating. This Folk-Show always has various feedback from our guests. Some think it is really entertaining and enjoyable, others find it difficult to concentrate on the show with large tour groups around. Unfortunately, we cannot predict what kind of people will attend the show. On our side, we do our best to provide our guests with excellent service as we are aimed at providing our customers with a personalized experience. We do hope that the rest of your stay in Saint Petersburg, the cultural capital of Russia, was enjoyable and comfortable! Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova
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ALozaClarkson wrote a review Oct 2019
Jersey City, New Jersey2 contributions
I took my mom for her birthday during our trip to Russia. The show was amazing to say the least. During, intermission they served drinks ( champagne, wine and of course vodka) and finger food which included caviar. They had tables with souvenirs to sell. I would highly recommend
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Date of experience: October 2019
Response from JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
Responded 14 Oct 2019
Dear Aloza, Thank you so much for your review! It is a pleasure to hear that you and your mom have enjoyed Russian Folk-Show. We hope it has probably helped you to discover a bit more about Russian culture & our traditions. We hope you will come back one day so that we could show you more of our destinations! Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova
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Navigator3692 wrote a review Oct 2019
20 contributions2 helpful votes
The dancing was excellent, the food served was very little, don't go hungry. The dancers drew people out of the crowd. It was well worth the cost
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Date of experience: September 2019
Response from JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
Responded 11 Oct 2019
Dear Navigator3692, Thank you for this review! Indeed, Russian Folk-Show is one of the most admired touristic shows in Saint Petersburg, and it is great that you've enjoyed your evening! We hope to see you again onboard with ULKO Tours soon! Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova
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mlauerba wrote a review Oct 2019
Long Island31 contributions4 helpful votes
This was an add-on to our tour and I have to say it was fun. The second half of the show was a tad better but it was all worthwhile. The quartet was quite good; their voices were excellent. The dances were great but the standout was the young men doing all the acrobatic dancing.
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Response from JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
Responded 10 Oct 2019
Dear mlauerba, Thanks for the detailed review of the Russian Folk-show booked with UlkoTours! We love to hear that our guests remain pleased and enjoy the activities we offer, including this Folk-Show. We still would like to thank you for choosing UlkoTours, and we hope to see you again on one of our tours :) Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova
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Wallypix wrote a review Oct 2019
2 contributions
This was an unusual outing for us - we decided to give it a try, for our anniversary and something different. It was so worth it! The performers are fantastic. The singing was lovely. I bought the acapella quartet CD afterwards. The dancing is so spectacular! And the outfits are
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Response from JuliaKharlamova, Public Relations Manager at Russian Folk-Show at Nikolayevsky Palace
Responded 04 Oct 2019
Dear Wallypix, Thank you so much for this review! It's a pleasure to hear you've enjoyed the Folk Show which has probably helped you not only to discover a bit more about Russian culture & our traditions, but also brightened up your evening. We hope you will come back one day! Sincerely, Julia Kharlamova
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