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Perfect tour ! My guide Lydia was very friendly and knew a lot about the palace. I was just overwhelmed by the beauty of the place. Highly recommended !
This was a special day made all the more so by the wonderful guide we had, who made the whole day such a wonderful experience. .It was interesting to see the contrast between the two palaces. Pavlovsk being so much more modest than Catherine Palace yet so elegant.. It was a great insight into another side of the Russian rulers lives. The scenery was lovely and the parkland beautiful. The drive was comfortable and the driver courteous. Lida made the day so enjoyable whilst at the same time passing on so much information. It was a pleasure to learn from such an accomplished and knowledgeable young guide.Recommend this tour. to all.. Patsy Jemison
Wonderful experience that will always be remembered ! It's a must see tour !
We really enjoyed this tour. Our guide was most informative. We had a great history lesson about the Russian throne. Would really recommend this tour
Your tour guide Roman was amazing! He was friendly and spoke quite good English he even seemed to enjoy the afternoon so much too and was so helpful! I cannot say enough good things about his service! And the PLACE! Tsarskoye Selo! Amazing!! and Catherine Palace! This tour was certainly a highlight of my trip to Russia! Thank you again, it was certainly worth the cost! Private personal and Excellent service!
Roman was an excellent tour guide. He speaks good English and has good people skills. He is also intuitive. Once he discovered our interests, he took us to see additional places nearby. We had a full, but very enjoyable day out. I highly recommend Roman as a tour guide.
The Catherine Palace is geourgeus. The tour and the guide were very good. We were also lucky because there were not so many people this day.
We had a wonderful trip yesterday. We would like to thank the tour guide who was very knowledgeable and patient. We learnt a lot from him. The driver was also very friendly.
Our guide Roman was excellent. His English was perfect and his knowledge of the Palaces and the tsars and tsarinas was outstanding.It was quite a long day but one we will never forget. At the end it was like saying goodbye to a friend
This was a bit more pricey than your average tour, but we felt it was well worth it. We travelled there by limo with a driver and guide. Roman was a fabulous guide so knowledgeable about absolutely everything and quite charming. He also enabled us to skip the lines not just outside but in numerous places inside.
Catherine Palace is quite stunning. Room after room leaves you gasping and drooling, culminating in the famous Amber Room, which absolutely lives up to its hype. The grounds are also worth a visit in their own right.
For not much more we added the Pavlovsky Palace, which I'd recommend everyone to do. Again stunning room after stunning room, but quite different from Catherine Palace.
A truly memorable day.
Knowledgeable friendly guide. Catherine palace is a must to see especially the amber room. Pavlosk palace which came as an additional option for the tour was also well worth the visit.
Our tour guide Roman from Marie Rose tours was wonderful. So full of knowlege about the area and palace.
It was a pleasure to spend the day with him.
Roman was a great guide! We got to see a local church before heading to Catherine Park / Palace. He was a very knowledgable guide and favorite part was that when we were done with our official tour my husband had asked if there was a good place to buy some souvenirs. There was the basic touristy stuff on the palace grounds, but Roman also recommended a local Pushkin 2nd-hand store where you can sometimes find old relics from the Soviet era. So we went there and was an awesome experience! Way more memorable than buying touristy stuff.
Roman our guide was really good and gave appropriate info. This is truely a beautiful building
The tour was great! The guide was very informative and very friendly. Definitely recommend this tour to other travelers wanting to learn about some Russian history :)
The tour is great, the guide has good English, take good care of me, and good command of necessary knowledges and historical background, throughly enjoyed it
We were picked up on time and given an overview of the day. Our driver was sage and efficient. Our guide, Leda, was helpful to me as my walking ability is limited. This was the third visit to Catherine's palace and by far the most informative
Very nice experience- we recommend it to all visiting St. Petersburg. Our guide, Ilena was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Besides seeing the suburbs as we drove by, we walked through both palaces and learned about the owners' history. A fascinating trip back in time and history.
Well organized and the ONLY way to see these sights. Enormous lines are bypassed with a guide making the tour pleaseant. Information provided by the guide significantly enhanced the experience. Highly recommend.
The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and vey helpful, and she made our trip very memorable.
She picked us up at our hotel at the nominated time and everything went without a hitch from there on. We saw everything we had expected, and more, and could not fault the tour..