During the excursion, you will discover the secrets of one of the most amazing objects of the ceremonial St. Solving ciphers and completing tasks, you will repeatedly learn new facts about the Mikhailovsky Castle, which is truly unique in its history, its name and architecture. And of course, let's talk about the fate of its mysterious owner, the superstitious and controversial Emperor Paul I. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Allow with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.61 from 18 reviews RUB 3250 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
A boring acquaintance with the Mikhailovsky Castle On a walk, I will acquaint you in a lively and interesting way with the layout of the Mikhailovsky Castle and the history of its construction. You will find out what buildings were included in the castle complex, consider the decoration of the facades and the amazing bridge without a river, the only three-part bridge in St. Petersburg. We will talk about the very first equestrian monument to Peter I, the fate of the Mikhailovsky Castle and its owner Paul I - one of the most mystical and controversial rulers of the Russian Empire
Interesting tasks for logic and ingenuity Step by step you will penetrate the secrets of the castle, completing unusual tasks and solving puzzles. To reveal the unusual details and accents of the Mikhailovsky Castle, you will have to compete in your wit, decipher poems and puzzles, find hidden objects and even guess what lies in the “black box”
And after our walk you can visit the castle on your own and get to know more deeply its history and beautiful interiors!
Who is this excursion suitable for?
The quest is designed for active travelers over 13 years old. For families with small children, we can conduct an excursion around the Mikhailovsky Castle in a different format.
- Entrance tickets to the museum are paid separately. Children under 16 receive a free ticket at the museum's ticket office upon presentation of a document confirming their age.
- Please note that the museum is closed on Tuesdays. Opening hours on other days: Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun - from 10:00 to 18:00, Thursday - from 13:00 to 21:00.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.