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Pass By: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 198324 Russia
The guide will meet you under the General Staff Arch, so, you will also have a chance to see one of the biggest and most significant squares in Russia
Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia
You will visit the most beautiful rooms of the second biggest museum in the world and explore the huge amount of masterpiece of art with a private guide.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: The General Staff Building, Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
You will see The General Staff Building, one of the most famous architectural monuments in Saint Petersburg, that was built between 1820 and 1830. The project revolved around the architect’s idea to unite two separate buildings with a triumphal arch, a monument to Russia’s victory in the war of 1812.
Duration: 2 hours
Palace Square, 10, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
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Meet your guide at the General Staff Arch, skip the long lines of ticket cashiers and go directly to the entrance. Once inside, learn about the development of art and culture in the west and east from pre-historic times to nowadays. Admire remarkable collections of paintings, prints, jewelry and sculptures. Gain fascinating insight into these artworks from a knowledgable guide.
Starting with 225 paintings purchased in 1764 by Catherine the Great, the museum collection now possesses more than 3 million works of art. Treasures and artifacts from almost every culture are kept in the museum, including the unique collection of Greek jewelry, Scythian gold, ancient Egyptian sculptures, Iranian silverware, Chinese manuscripts and Russian icons.
Choose the “Hermitage and Staff Building” option and visit the restored halls of the General Staff Building located in front of the Hermitage. See famous masterpieces of Western European art, 19th-century painting, Impressionism, and Postmodernism.