The Romanovs. XVIII century, time of state coups - INDOOR Live Virtual Tour


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First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum users: 10



Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

INDOOR Live Virtual Tour conducted by me from my home in St Petersburg using live video-conferencing software

It is an indoor Live Virtual Tour delivered personally and live using video conferencing software.

During the meeting you'll learn more about Russian tsars. We'll speak about one of the most dramatic periods in the Russian history - time of state coups, which covers the whole 18th century.

Did you know Peter the Great changed the throne succession? Real historical events after that are more thrilling than any movie. We'll also speak about details of tsars daily lives, their habits and personalities.

I studied history at the University of St Petersburg. I've been showing people around the city and speaking about the Russian history since 2001. I picked the subjects and questions that always interested my tourists during the tours.
I know what fascinates people and love telling the real stories.
Now I get a chance to tell you these stories online as well.

A specially made presentation will make my story visual. You'll see a gallery of portraits and pictures that help to feel the time.


- A good internet connection is required to experience this tour
-This is a Live Virtual Tour delivered personally and live by me from my home in St Petersburg using video conferencing software & digital resources.

I'm doing the talks from St Petersburg, former capital of the Russian tsars. If you ever visited Russia it is a chance to go deeper and ask questions, if not it can become an inspiration to come one day.

- Check in , time to get acquainted
- Peter the Great - a Tsar or an Emperor? Some facts you probably didn't know. Change of the throne succession.
- Time of the state coups. Women on the Russian throne. Catherine I, Anna, Elizabeth
- Ivan VI, Russian iron mask story.
- June, 28 1762 - Catherine the Great - way to power
- Paul I. Change of the throne succession again. Last palace coup.
- Wrap up time. Your questions are welcome.

Join the edutainment meeting and get to know better one of most fascinating family histories - the Romanovs.


  • Send your Live Virtual Tour booking link to up to 10 friends, and explore St Petersburg together.

  • Keep exploring the world with a local guide…from the safety of home!

  • Private, real-time virtual tours with a local guide: history, cooking, culture and more!

  • Visit a place you’ve always dreamed of, or re-visit an old favourite with a local expert.

  • Redeem 100% of the value of your Live Virtual Tour (to a limit of $150 USD) when you book a future, in-person tour with the same guide.

Tour Duration

Duration: 1 hour 30 min.

Please note that the start times for this tour are shown in UTC+3 (St. Petersburg);
and so please remember to consider the time difference when selecting a start time for your Live Virtual Tour. To check the local time in your own location CLICK HERE

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Guiding Services provided via an online video conference system.
You can virtually travel with up to 6 users at the same time by sharing the link for your tour after purchase

What’s Extra

Other: none

A Recent Review of this tour

Irina is very knowledgeable about the history of the Romanovs. The experience was enhanced by visuals including images of a family tree, buildings and paintings. Irina was especially great at describing the symbolism in the the paintings. Since we did this during the covid -19 pandemic, it was a virtual experience that I would describe more accurately as a historical discussion more than a tour. It certainly piqued my curiosity about visiting Saint Petersburg, Russia!
Cassandra Snyder

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    $80 USD PER TOURFor up to 10 users (duration: 1 hour 30 min.) deposit ?

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    First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


    Kid Friendly: No.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum users: 10


    Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

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