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The General Staff Building

1,129 Reviews

The General Staff Building

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Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10 Metro Kanal Griboyedova, Nevskiy Prospekt, Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg 191186 Russia
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2-Day Group Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Faberge Museum & Boat Cruise
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2-Day Group Shore Excursion in St Petersburg with Faberge Museum & Boat Cruise

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Get a comprehensive overview of the St. Petersburg—considered to be the "Venice of the North"—on this 2-day small-group shore excursion. See famous sights including Peterhof, Catherine’s Palace, the Hermitage Museum and more. Enjoy skip-the-line admission to many attractions, a 3-course Russian lunch each day, a Neva River canal cruise, and a guided tour of the famous Faberge Museum.
$235.00 per adult
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Casa62 wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions7 helpful votes
This is an interesting building architecturally. A fusion of old and new which is not apparent until you hit the main foyer. The displays are all on one level and flow nicely from room to room. We didnt get lost here! This is a collection of European art confiscated from the wealthy burgers after the revolution. Lots of big names here and we were thrilled to see some kandinskys. This building doesnt have the pulling power of the hermitage sitting on the river but is worth a vist. Its a shirt walk across the square from the hetmitage.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Chesham1234 wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom72 contributions25 helpful votes
We didn't get anywhere else, and ran out of time, only allowing 90 minutes. A fabulous collection of Monet, Degas, and so on - I've never seen so many Cezanne. Decent coffee shop (better than the Hermitage which is always crowded).
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Date of experience: March 2020
Austin Turk wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
Must visit, if you are ever be in St. Petersburg, this is a must see attraction. Strongly recommend this.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Roy B wrote a review Feb 2020
9 contributions16 helpful votes
We went there with no expectations and were blown away by the huge range of paintings by famous artists. This large museum takes a bit of navigating so our guide proved very useful.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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kurt m wrote a review Jan 2020
Spalding, United Kingdom147 contributions48 helpful votes
We where hear for New Years Eve where the president gives his speech to the nation via two large screens.... Never went inside but its a great looking building opposite the hermitage.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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