Guided Small-Group State Hermitage Museum Tour in Saint Petersburg

Guided Small-Group State Hermitage Museum Tour in Saint Petersburg
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$90
Duration: 3 hours
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Explore the popular State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg while visiting Russia with this guided 3-hour small-group tour.This is one of the world's largest and most prestigious museums and as a must-see for all first-time travelers to the city. With over 3 million items in its collection, it also definitely rewards repeat visits, and new-comers can only hope to get a brief taste of the riches on offer here, from Impressionist masterpieces to fascinating Oriental treasures.

For those wanting a greater insight into Russian culture and history, the Hermitage's extensive collection of artworks literally paints a picture of the nation's captivating past. Meet your friendly guide at the meeting point in St. Petersburg, and proceed to explore the incredible beauty of Hermitage Museum with your small-group.

See one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. The museum was founded in 1764 when Catherine the Great purchased a collection of 255 paintings from Berlin. The Hermitage has about 2.7 million exhibits and displays a full range of world art from Ancient Egypt to early 20th century Europe. It includes works by Leonardo da Vinci,Michelangelo,  Raphael,  Titian,  unique  collections  of  Rembrandt,Rubens, French  Impressionists  (Renoir,  Cezanne,  Manet,  Monet, Pissarro), plus Van Gogh, Matisse, Gaugin and sculptures by Rodin. Hermitage is not just a place full of treasures, but the museum itself is a real jewel, piece of antiquity, a house of mysterious Russian history.

Explore the popular State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg while visiting Russia with this guided 3-hour small-group tour.This is one of the world's largest and most prestigious museums and as a must-see for all first-time travelers to the city. With over 3 million items in its collection, it also definitely rewards repeat visits, and new-comers can only hope to get a brief taste of the riches on offer here, from Impressionist masterpieces to fascinating Oriental treasures.