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Guided Walking Tour of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Palace Square, in front of Alexander Column
    Departure Time
    2pm
    Duration
    3h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - The State Hermitage Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Alexander Column
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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