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Cruiser Aurora

Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 965 089-47-23
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Climb aboard this massive training ship which belonged to the Baltic Fleet and played a key role in the start of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
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  • Average12%
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Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I walked past the Cruiser Aurora whilst in St Petersburg and on the same day as visiting the Peter and Paul Fortress. This happened to be a Monday, as the Peter and Paul Fortress is one of the few attractions open on a Monday. But...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The Aurora if famed as firing "the shot heard round the world" in John Reeds rather feverish description of the capture by the Bolsheviks of The Winter Palace in October 1917. The shot was a blank and a signal rather than an offensive missile and...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

For foreigners it cost 600 rubels per person and there is a que of Russians in the weekend. Not any information in English. It doesn’t take long to walk around and may be fun for very young children. But as far as enlightening or informative...More

Thank Katarina R
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We made a quick stop to see this ship and our guide told us about some of it's history. It is impressive and very well cared for.

Thank N B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We saw the cruiser Aurora on a brief stop off during a coach tour of St Petersburg. This was not a scheduled stop but our excellent tour guide offered us the chance for a quick photo opportunity and liking ships as I do, the opportunity...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The cruiser saw action in WWI and in the Communist revolution of 1917 when the big gun was used as a signal to storm the Winter Palace. Before WWII, the guns were removed from the ship for use elsewhere and, during WWII, the ship was...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Apparently Aurora fired the blank round that signalled the storming of the winter palace in 1917. She is very well maintained and has a very good series of exhibits below decks. Well worth a visit.

Thank terry4800
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Seeing the Aurora moored is quite an experience. She is an impressive cruiser and is well worth a visit, even it is just a quick photo stop. I cannot comment on the tour or on the internals of the vessel as I did not have...More

Thank TimetoTravel90
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Real Man-of-war, battleship that you can get in, walk and touch. Read brief history to get real feeling of military history. And also years ago this ship had been recognized as a “start button” for the communism era in former USSR

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Very very disappointed! We came Monday it was closed. Outside the ticket office, nothing is written in English (only in Russian). There was a marine:r no words! A taxi driver told me that Monday is closed. The day after we came. Closed! There were some...More

Thank Boris S
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ENTRANCE FEE (for free visit without excursions): Citizens of foreign countries with an examination of the main exposition: a) Adults - 600 rubles. from each visitor. b) Students, students - 400 rubles. from each visitor.
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Advance booking of excursions for groups by tel. (812) 303-85-13 2. EQUIPMENT SERVICE: 2.1. The cost of sightseeing services for visitors (citizens of foreign countries): Sightseeing tour: - Excursion in English (group... More
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