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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace
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Small-Group St Petersburg Hermitage Museum Tour with Skip-the-Line Entry and...
Ranked #2 of 1,786 things to do in St. Petersburg
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Ankara, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“must see”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

amazing museum..you cannot finish it in one day..try to get inside in the morning in holidays ..after 12, there is a lot of people waiting outside...

Visited February 2013
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Hampshire England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Truly exceptional museum”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

The size and grandeur of the place is amazing. Apart from the physical aspects of the palace The Hermitage also has one of the greatest collections of art in the world. We visited in February when the place is much less busy so you can really appreciate what is on offer. A truly exceptional museum.

Visited February 2013
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Port St Lucie, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
“Hermitage and Winter Palace”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

For those of us with only a glancing acquaintance with fine art, I recommend concentrating instead on the truly magnificent rooms of the Winter Palace itself, never mind what's hanging on the walls. Such opulence! No wonder there was a revolution. . . Plus, the Egyptian mummies in the basement are worth a look. And free admission for everyone on the 1st Thursday of the month!

Visited February 2013
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Togliatti, Samara, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Symbol of Russia”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

I think it is one of the favorite reasons to go to StPet. If you are in StPet you should visit it. No doubt. It is one of the biggest collections of fine art in the world. Mustsee.

Visited March 2012
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Bettyhill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

We visited the Hermitage mainly for the architecture and to see first hand a palace of the Imperial era. It is breathtaking. The art collection is something else too - it must rival the L'Ouvre in Paris. Amazing, I had no idea.

Visited February 2013
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