The Yusupov Palace on the Moika

The Yusupov Palace on the Moika The family residence of the prince, noble Life Museum, Regional Teachers House, St. Petersburg Palace of Culture for Educators, historical and cultural palace complex federal and European fame
history of the palace and the estate near it dates back to the era of Peter the Great – the beginning of the formation of young of the Northern capital. The palace and manor complex was built over several centuries.
From 1830 to 1917 the owners of the palace and the estate were five generations of a wealthy noble family Yusupov Princes. Many prominent stages of the history of Russia and St. Petersburg, in one way or another connected with the family nest on the Moika.
Palace took the seats s national history and how to place the murder of Grigory Rasputin. Now those rooms works of historical and documentary exhibition with the wax figures.
In 1925, the Princes Yusupov Palace given pedagogical intelligentsia of the city. Nowadays, there are also located the Palace of Culture for Educators.