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Trip to Cruiser Aurora Saint Petersburg Russia

Trip to Cruiser Aurora Saint Petersburg Russia
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Visit the legendary Avrora ,1900 Russian protected cruiser ,currently preserved as a museum ship in St.Petersburg. Aurora was one of three Pallada-class cruisers, built in St. Petersburg for service in the Pacific. All three ships of this class served during the Russo-Japanese War.  Aurora survived the Battle of Tsushima and was interned under US protection in the Philippines, eventually returned to the Baltic Fleet. The second ship, Pallada, was sunk by the Japanese at Port Arthur in 1904. The third ship, Diana, was interned in Saigon after the Battle of the Yellow Sea. One of the first incidents of the October Revolution in Russia took place on the cruiser Aurora.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Travel back in time by stepping on board the memorial ship Aurora, which played an important role in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The cruiser Aurora was built between 1897 and 1900 by the "New Admiralty" in St. Petersburg and joined Russia's Baltic fleet in 1903. During the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 the cruiser took part in the Battle of Tsusima. There are several exhibitions on the board. Visitors can see a portrait of the ship's captain Yegoryev, who was killed during the battle. The crew used part of the Aurora's armor to frame Captain's photograph. In 1917, as the main training ship of the Baltic fleet, the Aurora took an active part in the Revolution. On the night of October 25-26 1917, it fired a blank shot at the Winter Palace (then the residence of the Provisional Government), giving the signal to the rebellious workers, soldiers and sailors of the city to storm the palace. That moment triggered a dramatic episode in Russia's history and was the start of over 70 years of Communist leadership. The Aurora is now maintained by cadets from the nearby Nakhimov Navy School.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Travel back in time by stepping on board the memorial ship Aurora, which played an important role in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. The cruiser Aurora was built between 1897 and 1900 by the "New Admiralty" in St. Petersburg and joined Russia's Baltic fleet in 1903. During the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05 the cruiser took part in the Battle of Tsusima. There are several exhibitions on the board. Visitors can see a portrait of the ship's captain Yegoryev, who was killed during the battle. The crew used part of the Aurora's armor to frame Captain's photograph. In 1917, as the main training ship of the Baltic fleet, the Aurora took an active part in the Revolution. On the night of October 25-26 1917, it fired a blank shot at the Winter Palace (then the residence of the Provisional Government), giving the signal to the rebellious workers, soldiers and sailors of the city to storm the palace. That moment triggered a dramatic episode in Russia's history and was the start of over 70 years of Communist leadership. The Aurora is now maintained by cadets from the nearby Nakhimov Navy School.
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Important information
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Duration
2h
Departure details
  • Location Name: Your centrally located hotel in Saint Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
Additional information
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Location Name: Your centrally located hotel in Saint Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
Duration
2h
Additional information
  • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
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