Faberge egg at the Faberge Museum in Saint Petersburg.

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Fabergé Museum

Top choice in St Petersburg

The magnificently restored Shuvalovsky Palace is home to the world's largest collection of pieces manufactured by the jeweller Peter Carl Fabergé (including nine imperial Easter eggs) and fellow master craftspeople of pre-revolutionary Russia.

Tickets for the guided tours (one hour) can be booked online up to a week in advance.

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