St. Petersburg: Hermitage Tour with Entry221 Reviews
Experience the top sights of St. Petersburg at a comfortable pace. Your guide will share the stories of the majestic city at the most interesting and historically significant spots. See the Winter Palace, cathedrals and churches.
- See the highlights of the world-famous Hermitage and The General Staff Building with a professional guide
- Admire works of art from the Western European collection, seeing masterpieces by Renoir, Da Vinci and more
- Walk through Quarenghi’s Loggia of Raphael, a replica of Raphael’s rooms in the Vatican
- Experience the grandeur of the former winter imperial residence
- Marvel at the extravagant interior of the Hermitage
DescriptionThe Hermitage has more than 3 million art masterpieces. Among them, there are 15 thousand paintings, 12,000 sculptures, drawings, coins, medals and a variety of other masterpieces. The collection at the Treasure Galleries holds a very rich selection of jewelry masterpieces owned by the Russian Imperial family. Two magnificent halls present their visitors with many masterworks of jewelry from various countries, and from ancient times to the early 20th century. The first gallery, called the Golden Rooms has works from Eurasia, the Black Sea Littoral in antiquity, and the Orient. It consists of around 1,500 works made from gold and dating from the 7th century B.C. to the 19th century A.D. The main idea of the second section, which is called the Diamond Rooms, is to show the development of the jeweler's craft over the course of mankind's many centuries, from the third millennium B.C. to the start of the 20th century. After you have been given a comprehensive overview by your guide, you will be able to remain in the Hermitage, admiring the vast array of art, for the remainder of the day.
IncludesProfessional guide Entrance fee to Hermitage State Museum A guided visit in a small group Photo permits Hotel pickup (optional) Meals Gratuities
- Please leave the name of your St. Petersburg hotel in case the supplier needs to contact you before the tour
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