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Yusupov Palace
St. Petersburg
, Russia

History and Neoclassical exterior

Neoclassical entrance hall

Baroque theatre

Neoclassical Rooms

Islamic room

Miscellany

Stained glass windows

Yusupov Palace is best known as the site of the murder of Grigory Rasputin, the "mad monk" who was killed in December 1916 by Prince Yusupov and others loyal to Nicholas II. They believed Rasputin had a mystical hold over the Empress Alexandra that was damaging the imperial family.


Photos and their arrangement 2010 Chuck LaChiusa
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