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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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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 965 089-47-23
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 DMC1503
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank IK-RUS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aurora is the most famous ship in the world supposed to take a crucial part in the Great October Socialist Revolution in Russia in 1917. It looks different after renovation. New multimedia screens are installed and show lots of additional information about revolution, Aurora and...More

Thank rugaliyal
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited this Battle Cruiser on a holiday in St Petersburg. Built somewhere around 1900 hundred it saw not very distinguished service in the Russo - Japanese war and ended its active naval life as a cadet training ship . In late 1916 it returned...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
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