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The Yusupov Palace is famous for the story about cruel murder of Gregory Rasputin. Strongly recommend to visit excursion dedicated to Gregory Rasputin. The tour starts in the Small hall, where the walls are decorated with photographs of old Saint-Petersburg sights of the 20th century. Moreover you can see photos of the last owners of the palace - Zinaida and Felix Yusupov, graphs Sumarokov-Elston, and a young couple - Felix and Irina. Also there are some interesting and rare documents connected with the life and personality of the legendary Rasputin, his relationship with the church hierarchy, metropolitan society, the royal family. The tragic night 1916, when Rasputin was cruelly murdered, is rebuilt with the wax figure of Grigory Rasputin, Felix Yusupov, and four other co-conspirators. Exposition is rounding out with photographs of murder participants, who were in exile, and the books, articles, memoirs, published abroad, with inconsistent description of the tragedy in the Yusupov Palace.
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