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The State Hermitage Museum

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One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of art.
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Palace Square, 2, St. Petersburg 191055, Russia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s unlikely you would miss The Hermitage when visiting St Petersburg. It is a spectacular building and you will be equally impressed by the inside. The tickets allow you to visit the General Staff building exhibition also. Together there is something for everyone in art...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting museum, absolutly massive, loads to see and learn. If you can do it over two days I'd would advise tbis as it is so big. Students get free entry which was a bonus. Also, pick up audio guide-very informative.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

This palace/museum lives up to its billing. The opulence and grandeur cannot be overstated ... nor can the hoards of Chinese tourists!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 2 days ago

The architectural elements of the building, as well as the intricacy of the details - including door knobs, window frames, and parquet floors, besides all the color stories, are mesmerizing... Of course, the artworks displayed are world re-known and proves of an endless sea of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank maisoncappellari
Reviewed 2 days ago

if you love arts, this is the place to go.. my suggestion: go there as many days as possible. 1 day is not enough...

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great thing to see while visiting this amazing city. Tip. Be sure tu buy tickets on the vendor machine, you will avoid the line.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 247oliveras
Reviewed 3 days ago

Leaving our outdoor clothes at check in ...our portable information in our hot little hands we set off into the unknown....huge ceilings and sparkling glass and comfy temperatures, this is the most impressive museum I have ever visited. Not captive audiences us but stayed over...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank feuille2
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the Hermitage especially to see the special Dutch paintings exhibit, but naturally toured other halls. We arrived about 1:00 on a Sunday afternoon and there was about a 30-minutes wait to purchase tickets. If one is OK paying for the entire museum, one...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JDWL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely awe inspiring , so much to see and do in the hermitage, our tour guide Olga had a fantastic knowledge of the history of the buildings and the tzars, as well as the art pieces. This was the highlight of our trip to Saint...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Hermitage is a spectacular and vast museum of art and culture and currently the second-largest art museum in the world. The splendour of the external architecture is matched by the opulence of the internal decoration, grand staircases, painted ceilings and panelled walls. It was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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