Yusipov Palace & Rasputin

The Yusipov Palace was owned by one of the wealthiest families in Russia who owned vast estates all over the country.   This Palace is probably best remembered as the site where Rasputin was murdered. in 1917.   He was lured to the palace by Felix Yusipov under the pretext of some promised decadence and the chance to meet Felix’s wife Irena.    He was poisoned, shot several times and finally bludgeoned to death before being dumped under the ice on the frozen Neva River.

Yusipov Palace - Library

Yusipov Palace – Library

Yusipov Palace - Moorish Door

Yusipov Palace – Moorish Door

Yusipov Palace - Snooker Room

Yusipov Palace – Snooker Room

Yusipov Palace - Theatre - Royal Box

Yusipov Palace – Theatre – Tsars Box

Yuspov Palace - Theatre - Ceiling

Yusipov Palace – Theatre Ceiling

Yusipov Palace - Theatre - Stage

Yusipov Palace – Theatre – Stage

Yusipov Palace - Moorish Room (2)

Yusipov Palace – Moorish Room

3 thoughts on “Yusipov Palace & Rasputin

    1. This trip is amazing!! I spent this morning visiting the various mine shafts etc where they dumped the R omanov bodies
      Just crossed the Urals so am now officially in Siberia
      Hope all well with you
      R x

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