You will get acquainted with the history of the summer residence and take a look at it from a bird's eye view without going up into the sky. You will visit the most remote corners of the Alexander and Catherine parks, learn about one of the first museums in Russia and the only horse cemetery in Europe. You will also understand four architectural styles and touch the secrets of the past centuries. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes By bike 3500 rubles per tour Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The history of the foundation and monuments of the museum-reserve Let's start our conversation about the origin of Pushkin with a large and detailed model of the city. Then you will drive along the farm road through Fedorovskiy town, Ratny chambers, Court stables and see the only horse cemetery in Europe, where the remains of horses of Alexander I, Nicholas I, Alexander III rest. And at the Arsenal we will talk about one of the first museums in Russia - you will see a pavilion for storing and displaying the collection of medieval, European and Eastern weapons of Nicholas I, which the emperor began to collect while still the Grand Duke
Secrets of the fatal old man Disputes about him do not subside to this day. For some, this man was the embodiment of the soul of the Russian people, a righteous man and a miracle worker, the savior of the heir to the throne. For others, he is an adventurer, a German spy, a libertine and a charlatan. Who is this and what connects him with Tsarskoe Selo? About this - when we meet
Tsarskoye Selo parks in detail The walk through Aleksandrovsky Park will end at the palace of the same name, where you will hear non-fictional stories about the last refuge of the Romanov family. After that, you will walk along the Catherine Park and find yourself visiting Catherine II. See antique sculptures, regular and landscape parks, small outhouses and, of course, visit the favorite places of Alexander Sergeevich. And also learn to understand the architectural styles: Baroque, Classicism, Gothic and Chinoiserie.
- Bicycle rental is included in the tour price
- Additionally paid: entrance to the Catherine Park - 150 rubles / adult; to the interactive platform "Grandmaket Tsarskoe Selo" - donation, children - free
- In the absence of driving skills, a walking tour is possible - check the details in the correspondence
- The tour will be guided by one of our team's guides
The excursion starts at Cathedral Square. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.