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Nikolayev Palace

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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Built by Tsar Nicholas I for his children, the place is stunning. As you walk in you are met by the wonderfully ornate staircase. The palace is not open to the public, in fact we were informed that it has been the head office of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

My wife and I went to lunch at the palace and were quite impressed by the grand staircase and the grandeur of the palace. As we walked into the beautifully laid out dining room, a pianist was playing a beautiful sonnet - it was magical...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CarlosIII
Reviewed 31 August 2018

A great evening of folk dance. Very entertaining and colorful. The dancing itself was very well put together. Very enjoyable. Palace is also very impressive. It should be noted that there are many many stairs and no elevator.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This show is two 45 minute sessions of classic Russian folk singing and dancing. Lots of energy and good-natured fun. Between the 2/2 of the show a 20 minute intervention includes complimentary vodka or wine and small eats with the ticket price. Everyone in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

tour group stopped here for lunch- upon entering I was amazed at the beautiful staircase. The interior is so beautiful. The lunch was very good- a pianist played as we ate and the servers were garbed in 18th century style clothing. Really enjoyed the experience-...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The music and dancing were wonderful. The Palace is beautiful. The food was almost non-existent. There were some buffet tables with a few little finger-food items, and a bar with wine and juices. It was not dinner!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We were picked up exactly at 4:30 by a black sedan. Upon arrival, the hostess took us to a huge salon where the Tzars used to dine, we were fortunate enough to be solo for a good 40 minutes enjoying live piano concerto, pampered with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank dorothyy865
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Wonder way to end our trip in Russia.All the musicians and dancers were all smiling.Had very funny acts at times.Overall great I will defiantly recommend to do this but get their early for good seats.WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!😄

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dar R
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Restored palace once owned by Count Nicholas. Beautiful architecture and interior. Home of the Feel Yourself Russian Folk Show, which I thoroughly enjoyed.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Grand Circle booked the folk show as a tour option. What a disappoinment! We were told to get there early to get good seats. But by the time we arrived, all but the back and side were filled. The seating area is flat, so you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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15 August 2018|
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Response from Bobbrooksster | Reviewed this property |
There is a grand staircase very wide wide steps not too high and yes they are handrails on both sides. I did not see any sign of an elevator.
17 March 2017|
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Response from Mazmannan | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a lift. There is a staircase to the first floor. I think the only option will be for someone to carry your wife up the stairs.