The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

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Saint Petersburg's prime cultural attraction, The State Hermitage Museum houses a collection of over 3 million artworks from around the globe. The massive palace-museum, once the official residence of Russian emperors, provides an elegant setting for priceless works by Rubens, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, Goya, Degas, and many more. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great and open to the public since the 1850s, the museum displays only a small portion of its collection of paintings, the largest in the world. The easiest and quickest way to see the highlights is by guided tour in your native language. The lines at the on-site ticket office can be quite long, so avoid the wait by booking your visit online. Arrange your visit to The State Hermitage Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in St. Petersburg using our St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning app.
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  • The State Hermitage Museum is the home of the world most famous art. It's a must while visiting St. Petersburg. 
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  • Best place in San Pietroburgo. Stay alert from child thieves, cause are dangerous for pocket.
  • The winter palace is very big museum, we can use whole day inside with beautiful collection. There are provide canteen and restroom along the way that we walking sightseeing inside the area. Nearby the main area also present the other museum connection. We can not finish only one day because there's beautiful^_^.

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