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Palace Square and the Hermitage's masterpieces

The Hermitage is the main art museum of St. Petersburg and the whole Russia. It is one of the most visited museums in the world with famous sculptures and paintings. Walking through the endless front rooms of different eras will give you a closer insight into the Russian history which is really immense. It will inspire you to come back here once again.
The architectural ensemble is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Our guide will help you immerse yourself in the world of art in order to dig deeper into the history of the European masterpieces of painting.

per adult from

$111

AUD

Duration

4 hours

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  • What's included :
    • The tour price includes a private guide, Hermitage ticket, hotel pick up.
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Palace Square, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      This unique architectural ensemble impresses not only tourists but each local with its magnificence and grandeur. This square can rightly be called the heart of St. Petersburg.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      You will start exploring the Hermitage with the Jordan staircase, or, as it is also commonly called, the Ambassador's staircase since the eminent guests of emperors and envoys of foreign powers passed into the palace through this staircase.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      Peter's Hall is also called the Small Throne Room and it is dedicated to the memory of Peter the Great. The walls of the hall are decorated with red velvet.

      Here the imperial family organized New Year's celebration every year and some other official events and holydays.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      The magnificent Armorial hall is one of the largest rooms of the Winter Palace. Because of the window high openings the hall seems even more spacious and large.

      The interior of the Armorial Hall carried the idea of glorifying the military fame and the power of the Russian Empire.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      The St. George or Grand Throne Hall was built for the official ceremonies of the Russian Imperial House.

      The main theme of the design of the front residence is the power and grandeur of the Russian Empire.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      The Pavilion hall is decorated with 4 marble fountains and a Peacock clock, which is still working: an owl is spinning its head, clapping its eyes, and with the help of bells a melody is played.

      Originally the hall was built for ballroom dancing, but it was a perfect place to relax, listen to music and dream at the "fountains of tears".

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      The interior of Alexander hall is dedicated to the memory of the triumphant king Alexander I and the victory in the war of 1812. You will see medallions which are located along the perimeter of the walls and they symbolize the events of the war of 1812. Now the hall is used for the exposition of German and French silverware.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      The Hermitage Gallery, which is a copy of the gallery of the Palace of the Pope in the Vatican, was painted according to the designs of Raphael by students from his workshop and reproduced in St. Petersburg at the request of Catherine II.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: The State Hermitage Museum, Palace Emb., 30-38, St. Petersburg 191055 Russia

      You will have a chance to see one of the most beautiful halls of sculptures and paintings. You will take a look at such masterieces as "The Madonna of the Conestabile" by Rafael and "Judith" Giorgione and two "Madonnas" by Leonardo da Vinci.



      Duration: 15 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We can pick up travelers from the preferable location according to their request.
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Infants must sit on laps
      • Near public transportation
      • Stroller accessible
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    10

    Organised by TRUE NATURE OF RUSSIA

    Activity ID: V-226614P8

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