St Petersburg Hermitage Museum 3-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Black Sea Coast

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from$66.22
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The State Hermitage Museum is one of the largest and interesting museums in the world.Hermitage collection includes about 3 million units.It would take you several years to see all the collections.During the tour in the Hermitage, you will familiarise with the most interesting halls and great famous works of art.The title of our tour – Hermitage – , it is not surprising, the Hermitage and St. Petersburg are strictly linked.It would be wonderful on arrival at this extraordinary city, to visit the best museum of it, museum of the world history and one of the most important in the world.
We invite you on a unforgettable tour of the Hermitage, admiring a great selection of masterpieces.Value, richness and diversity of the Hermitage can be compared with the most famous museums in the world, it has more than 3 million art masterpieces. among them there are paintings (15 thousand), sculptures (12,000) , drawings, coins, medals and a variety of masterpieces of Applied Arts.We will start in front of famous Alexander Column, to listen a little bit about the history of this magnificent architectural ensembles, because it consists of 5 buildings, which are connected inside. So we can have a nice walk and see the most important masterpieces of famous painters, sculptors and masters of Applied arts. The Winter Palace was the residence of Russian tzars, so we shall see – the real authentic imperial interiors.The main staircase is decorated in the style of Russian baroque , Field Marshals Hall, dedicated to Russian heroes and victory hall – national gallery of memory of the war of 1812 against Napoleon, where the walls are covered with portraits of 332 generals, war veterans. Also in our program there are Petrovsky Hall , the Throne Hall, where you can appreciate the power, strength and greatness of Russia at that time. It is worth paying attention to the Pavilion Hall. where peacock clock – a unique entertaining gold composition is situated.Also during our tour, we’ll see the masterpieces of the Italian masters of art – Leonardo da Vinci (his Madonna Benois and Madonna Litta), works by Titian, Raphael, Antonio Canova sculpture, as well as the famous work by Michelangelo.Further we’ll go to know Spanish Art for admiring works by El Greco, Murilio, Zurbarán, Goya, Jose Ribera. In the Hermitage you’ll find one of the best collections of Spanish art. Also, we’ll see masterpieces by Rembrandt and Van Dyck.We’ll try to create a certain ideal of the museum. This impressive route will show you something very special, stored inside the walls of the museum-palace.

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Alexander Column

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Skip the line
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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