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Exclusive Grand Kremlin Palace Private Tour - Residence of Russian President!

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Travel through the time and epochs of the Russian regal splendor! The Residence of the President of Russia is a place where foreign delegations are greeted and official state ceremonies are being held. Its richly decorated halls have a long history – and we offer you a unique chance to explore it with our guide! Enter the world of the Russian splendor and power at this exclusive Great Kremlin Palace tour. Once used exclusively as the Moscow residence of the reigning Tsar, The Grand Palace is now considered the residence of the President of the Russian Federation and location for ceremonial events. Tours of The Grand Palace in Kremlin are exclusive. Entry into most areas of the palace, including the Terem Palace, and the cathedrals are off-limits to the casual tourist. Be able to catch a rare glimpse of the beautifully decorated and historical hallways, throne rooms, ballrooms, and cathedrals that are housed within The Grand Palace in Kremlin.

• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- Start time will be determined by the Presidential Administration and announced 2-3 weeks before the tour. It can be anything between 10 am and 3 pm.
- On some occasions, the Presidential Administration may move the tour date to the closest date possible.
- Passport details (full name and passport number) of each guest are required at the time of booking.
- Children are admitted of 10 y.o. and older and require a full-price ticket. Please notify us if there is child in your party.
- The max. number of people on a tour is 20. In case your party is larger than this, we will offer to book two tours with us.
- On this tour you will visit the Palace with a Russian group (and other foreign guests who booked the tour) accompanied by our English speaking guide.
- Tours are provided in English, German, French and Russian. In case you require a tour in any other language, it will increase the tour total by 100 USD.
- Even announced tour dates may not be final and change at any time due to an official event hosted inside the Palace. For more details please read: important information on the Great Kremlin Palace tours.
- Taking pictures is allowed in most halls of the Palace.
- Private tours can be arranged for virtually any date, except Thursdays and public holidays.
- Please be on time for the tour!! It is not possible to join the group after the tour starts.
- Taking backpacks inside the Palace is not allowed (you will be asked to leave those at the Kremlin luggage room free of charge)
- Please make sure to have your passport originals (not copies) with you. You may be asked to show them at the entrance.
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Stop At: Grand Kremlin Palace, Moscow Kremlin, Moscow 103073 Russia

Enjoy the best and exclusive opportunity to walk through the rooms that were once reserved for the eyes of the royal family or foreign dignities. Upon entry into The Kremlin Grand Palace, you will experience and see a combination of architectural styles that were used to create these magnificent rooms. Architectural styles ranging from Byzantine-Russian to Renaissance were used to create some of the cathedrals and hallways that are seen during a tour of the palace.

Tours of the palace's various halls will become an important part of the experience. A stop at St. Andrew's Hall will allow you to feel as if you have magically stepped back in time. St. Andrew's Hall was exclusively designed for the use as Tsar Nicholas I throne room. Featuring domed cathedral style ceilings, multi-tiered chandeliers, and lots of gold-trimmed columns, this ceremonial hall was the location of numerous historical events. St. Andrew's Hall maintained its regal majestic look until 1932 when the communists took control of the palace. St. Andrew's Hall and the adjourning St. Alexander's Hall were converted into the meeting and conference rooms. This conversion resulted in the loss of the beautiful and majestic feel of the interior of the halls. Sometime in the 1990s, the President of the Russian Federation ordered the restoration of these two halls to their former glory. Today, tourists are able to view the rooms exactly as they were intended to be seen.

Another historical and exquisitely designed hall in The Grand Palace in Kremlin is St. George's Hall. Decorated with gold painted walls and 18 solid columns that depict the victories of the great Russian army, this room has been the main location of numerous historical events. Everything from the celebration of the victory - known as the Great Victory - over Nazism to the launch of the world's first cosmonaut was celebrated in this hall. Walking through St. George's Hall, tourists will be able to take in the sights of intricately carved marble plaques on the walls. Each of these plaques outlines great victories fought by entire regiments, navy and gun crews, and the Russian army. Today, the hall is used for ceremonial celebrations. Tourists will truly be walking through a part of history and feel like a foreign dignitary as they stroll down the beautiful marble floors and take in the sights.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Faceted Chamber (Granovitaya Palata), ul. Kreml next to the Annunciation Cathedral, Moscow 101000 Russia

Make the same journey that numerous foreign dignities made and complete your tour with a walk through the Faceted Chamber. The Faceted Chamber is the oldest secular building in Moscow. Incorporating important elements of the Renaissance period, this vaulted ceilinged room is awe-inspiring. Dating back to 1491, this bright, spacious elaborately decorated room was used as the official audience room for numerous Tsars. Today, it is considered a part of the residence of the President of the Russian Federation and used for ceremonial greetings of important foreign dignitaries.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Terem Palace, ul. Kreml, Moscow 101000 Russia

Walk through the room of Ivan the Terrible and tour fascinating Terem Palace - the palace of the first Royal dynasty - used to be the main residence of the Russian tsars in the 17th century.

Book this tour and take advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity to get a rare glimpse into the luxurious grand halls and throne rooms of The Grand Palace in Kremlin. Use this unique chance to create memories of the lifetime!

Duration: 30 minutes

Departure:

Departure point:

Kutafiya (Predmostnaya) Tower, Vozdvizhenka St., 1/13, Moskva, Russia, 125009

Departure time:

10:00 AM

Duration:

2 hours

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Terms and Conditions:

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Exclusive Grand Kremlin Palace Private Tour - Residence of Russian President!
Overview:

Travel through the time and epochs of the Russian regal splendor! The Residence of the President of Russia is a place where foreign delegations are greeted and official state ceremonies are being held. Its richly decorated halls have a long history – and we offer you a unique chance to explore it with our guide! Enter the world of the Russian splendor and power at this exclusive Great Kremlin Palace tour. Once used exclusively as the Moscow residence of the reigning Tsar, The Grand Palace is now considered the residence of the President of the Russian Federation and location for ceremonial events. Tours of The Grand Palace in Kremlin are exclusive. Entry into most areas of the palace, including the Terem Palace, and the cathedrals are off-limits to the casual tourist. Be able to catch a rare glimpse of the beautifully decorated and historical hallways, throne rooms, ballrooms, and cathedrals that are housed within The Grand Palace in Kremlin.

• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance

From USD

$456

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