Private Tour of Hermitage & State Russian Museum in St Petersburg

Private Tour of Hermitage & State Russian Museum in St Petersburg
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$84
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
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Accompanied by a professional private guide you will visit Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum where you will see the originals of the most world-famous paintings, enjoy a variety of exhibitions and reconstructed interiors. Synthesize your experience of Russian and European art and create your own opinion on this comparison. Explore two gorgeous museum buildings inside and outside. Stay inside one of the museums to explore its' beauty on your own after your private tour is over.

This tour will begin in the lobby of your hotel, from where your private guide will take you to the Russian Museum by taxi. 

The State Russian Museum is the largest museum of Russian art in the world, housing works by the crème de la crème of master works by Russian artists, ranging from historic to contemporary times. Often neglected because of the prominence of the Hermitage this museum houses impressive collections of beautiful art. Only here you can take a look at some unique the medieval Russian icon paintings, which some later Russian artists used as sources of inspiration. The most popular rooms are in the Benois Wing, where works by Malevich and Kandinsky attract a lot of art lovers.

Later take a walk and go inside one of the most opulent sites on Earth - the Winter Palace of the Romanov czars which nowadays houses the  Hermitage Museum with more than  three million works of world art of all ages.  View the most important part of the three million artworks spanning the Paleolithic to the present day and appreciate the grand architecture housing the art – the splendid confection of the Winter Palace with swathes of gold on walls, columns and ceilings. You don’t have to be an art buff: the sheer variety of artistic treasures, coupled with the opulence of the venue, makes this one of the world’s most arresting museums. Walk through Throne halls, Field Marshals' Hall and the Stamp Hall. Take a break to admire the paintings of such outstanding artists as Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt. Appreciate the skills of the recognized sculptors such as Michelangelo, Edgar Degie, Rodin.

10:30 Meeting in your hotel (another meeting time is available upon request). Transfer to the museum by taxi.
10:45-12:40 Tour inside the State Russian Museum
12:45-13:00 Walk to the Hermitage Museum
13:10-15:00 Tour inside the Hermitage Museum

Accompanied by a professional private guide you will visit Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum where you will see the originals of the most world-famous paintings, enjoy a variety of exhibitions and reconstructed interiors. Synthesize your experience of Russian and European art and create your own opinion on this comparison. Explore two gorgeous museum buildings inside and outside. Stay inside one of the museums to explore its' beauty on your own after your private tour is over.