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Nikolaevsky Palace More info | Price: Tickets available by request
Genre: Folk Show Language: Russian Age restriction: 6+ Length: 1 hour 50 minutes Intermissions: 1
Featured in: Folk Show in St.Petersburg | Folk Show in St.Petersburg in June 2015
There is no doubt; without the folk show "Feel Yourself Russian" your visit to Russia wouldn't be complete. This show is the unique opportunity to experience the history, spirit and traditions of Russia throughout one evening.
"Peters Quartet" vocal quartet
"Maidan" Cossack song-and-dance group
"Stars of St.Petersburg" dance group
Russians are known for their special soul. Is there any chance for a foreigner to feel himself Russian?
Folkshow "Feel Yourself Russian" at the Nikolaevsky Palace is a unique performance, which allows to feel the history and soul of Russia!
In the heart of Saint Petersburg, a stonethrow from the majestic St.Isaak Cathedral the beautiful Nikolaevsky palace - real masterpiece of imperial architecture, built by architect Andrey Schtakenshneider for Grand Duke Nikolay, son of the Emperor Nikolay I, is located.
Passing the entrance to the Palace guests will find themselves in the lobby – with its fabulous gala stairs leading to the Banquet Hall and other beautifully renovated halls of the Palace. Guests are welcomed by the beauties in crinolines and elegant gentleman, so they will feel themshelves as guests of the prince Nikolay.
Reverence, the ensemble of historical dance, meet guests on the Imperial front stairs of the Palace.
The classic music, performed by the quartet "Classique", create the gorgeous atmosphere of the XIX century.
The show program includes Russian folklore songs and Orthodox hymns, performed by the "Peters Quartet".
The group "Maidan" performs Cossack songs from Don, Kuban and other cossack regions of Russia.
Dancing ensemble "Stars of St. Petersburg" will perform lyrical dances of the Russian North, humorous choreographic miniatures of the Urals and Siberia, and of course the amazing stunts and famous cossack dance.
The show consists of two parts (45 minutes each) and lasts for 1 hour 50 minutes including the break. During the intermission, the rich buffet table, with canapes, red caviar, ham, cheese, salami, vodka, wine, champagne, juices, water, and fruits, will be offered to the guests.
The Tsar Meal Dinner is served after the performance. The Tsar Meal menu changes every day. Below you can see an example of the menu. If you have any special health, dietary or religious requirements - please let us know in advance and we will try to fulfill your requests.
Example of "Tsar Meal" traditional russian menu.
"Potekha" ("Fun") Salad of carrot and nuts. Served with sour cream and whipped cream
Russian borsch (beetroot soup) served with cream
Beef Stroganoff with rice and vegetables
Apple pie "Charlotte" with cranberry sauce
Mineral still water. Served in jugs
Tea in assortment, coffee, cream, sugar.
For customers from Moscow
If you are in Moscow, but really want to see the folklore show, you can still attend this or other performances in the theaters of St. Petersburg by purchasing train tickets from Moscow to St. Petersburg. We recommend the Sapsan high-speed train - on it you can leave Moscow in the morning and be in St. Petersburg in just 4 hours - it is faster, cheaper and more comfortable than flying by plane.
After the performance, we can safely catch a night train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. We recommend popular upscale trains such as the Grand Express or Red Arrow.
For customers from Helsinki
Our customers from Helsinki are able to attend this or other performances in the theaters of St. Petersburg by purchasing train tickets from Helsinki to St. Petersburg.
After the performance, we can safely catch a night train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki.
Service is provided by Russian Railways