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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

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Address: Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg 190000, Russia
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Phone Number: +7 (812) 710-90-79
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Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Tue 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in...

One of the most famous art museums in the world, this museum is housed in the Winter Palace, and contains over 2.7 million exhibits including some of the world's greatest works of art.

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Huge and filled with treasures

Plenty to see in the Hermitage. Get a good guide book, so you know what you want to see and where to find it otherwise you will be wandering for hours. It is everything they say... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plenty to see in the Hermitage. Get a good guide book, so you know what you want to see and where to find it otherwise you will be wandering for hours. It is everything they say it is.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This tour was fantastic even though we only had a few hours to view. You could take a week to view all the fine works of art and experience the history. We truly enjoyed the museum

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very interesting,but also very crowded,you have to be aware of pickpockets,but all in worth seeing,some of the rooms are beautiful and also the artwork

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you love art and baroque architecture, you will be in awe of the Hermitage from the moment you enter and see the main (Jordan) staircase. Not only is the art collection amazing, so is the building and galleries themselves because this once was a functioning palace that served as the imperial residence. The Pavilion Hall with the peacock clock... More 

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Thank Jean D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its not just wants displayed in the Museum its the winter palace of the Romanov Tsar dynasty. The palace decorations are mind boggling.

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Thank Bassim A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most amazing places I've ever been to, shouting art, history, culture and luxury.. Definitely not a place you can cover over one visit, especially if you wanna stop and appreciate the never ending pieces of art around you. IMPORTANT: count for the waiting time on the queue for tickets, we went twice, one time we've spent over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Opulence is an understatement. The guilding, carvings, wood floors, antiquities are absolutely amazing. Mind you, most of St. Petersburg royal homes are of this quality which is why this city is such an amazingly beautiful city. Well worth the visit but skads of visitors, particularly tour groups. Groups go through with private microphones though so we did not find the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic soo much art which cannot be seen outside of this museum. Very busy lots of other admirers of art. On top of that the palace in which the art is displayed adds to the beautiful art.

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Thank Peter T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Hermitage museum is both magnificent in the art collection as it is in the architecture of the palace itself. I highly recommend that you higher a private guide as they will be able to take you to the important paintings and guide you easily through the museum. This place is so large you will be overwhelmed without a guide!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have wanted to visit the Hermitage for years. I had heard it was comparable to the Louve in Paris or Prada in Madrid. So my wife and I took a River Cruse from St Petersburg to Moscow. First of all this was in August and maybe the AC was not working but it was very crowded and "warm". The... More 

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