Saint Petersburg: 3-Hour Private Guide Tour of the Hermitage
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- Skip the line and explore the collections of the Hermitage Museum on a private tour
- Learn about the foundation of the royal art collection and experience the splendor of the former royal residence
- Admire masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Dutch Masters, French Impressionists, and others
The buildings that comprise the museum are architectural masterpieces and perfect examples of the Russian Baroque and Classical style. The original splendor of the official royal winter residence has been carefully preserved.
The art collection of the Hermitage was started by Catherine II in 1764 with just 225 paintings. It now numbers over 3 million items that range from prehistoric to modern times. There are magnificent works from prehistoric cultures and from ancient Egypt. In addition there are vast collections of Western European paintings and sculpture that are displayed throughout the 400 halls of the museum.
- Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the museum
- Private guided tour
- Photo permit
- Hotel pick-up
- Gratuities (optional)
Meet in front of the main entrance to the Hermitage Museum, near the Alexander Column in the center of Palace Square. Hotel pick-up is possible for an additional fee. (Open in Google Maps)
Transfer to the museum can be arranged for an additional cost.
Please leave the name of your Saint Petersburg hotel in case we need to contact you before the tour.
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