travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 27th of September, 2010
The Russian Museum is a must see when you're visiting Saint Petersburg. They have a huge collection of art, mainly paintings and sculptures, by prominent Russian artists as well as foreigners. It was the first fine arts museum in Russia, established in 1895, so it has quite a long history.

The main building, Mikhailovsky Palace, is quite an impressive sight in its own right, especially since it was renovated in recent years. If your interested in Russian ecclesiastical art, there's quite an extensive collection of icons dating back to the 14th century. Other interesting exhibits include the Russian Official Portraits and historical wax figures.

Address:
Inzhenernaya Ul. 4

Price:
350 rubles for foreigners (only 150 for Russians...)

Opening Hours:
10AM to 6PM

On the web:
http://www.rusmuseum.ru/eng/home/

 
The Field of MarsKunstkamera
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Saint Petersburg

  • The Historic Center of Saint Petersburg
    I you ask me, all of Saint Petersburg is definitely worth visiting, but if you don't feel like walking around all the town in search of cool things to see (although there are lots of them, I assure you), just take a tour of the old city [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Na Zdorovye! Restaurant
    The name of the restaurant alone, coupled with the fact that it looks like the peak of Soviet kitsch, might lead some people to believe that it is a tourist trap. But it really isn't, so don't let the decor keep you out! This is a [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Chainaya Lozhka fast-food restaurant
    If you are low on money while visiting Saint Petersburg, don't despair. This city has enough good restaurant to feed an entire horde of starved backpackers. Chainaya Lozhka, for example, serves some great, filling and cheap Russian [...]
    D: n/a00
  • State Hermitage Museum
    Catherine the Great, the famous empress of Russia was the initiator of the collection that gave birth to the State Hermitage Museum, currently one of the largest museums in the world. Tips before visiting: buy a ticket before the day of [...]
    D: 2.9mi00
  • Summer Garden
    Peter the Great did many great things (no pun intended), and this amazing garden is one of them. The emperor was actually involved in planning the garden, and he did a pretty good job of it. Apart from the park's amazingly ordered [...]
    D: 3.5mi00

Things about Saint Petersburg you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Saint Petersburg Nightlife

St. Petersburg at Night No visit to a major city is complete without experiencing its nightlife. St. Petersburg is no exception. Once in the clutches of communism the night scene in St. Petersburg began emerging only in the late 1980s although it began in secret. In keeping up with the 80s music era, rock clubs were the places to be back then. Then in the 90s, warehouse parties became the [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Bielefeld, Germany
Do you want to eat cheap in Bielefeld? Then visit the university's restaurant. A menu costs from 3-4,50 Euro. You should use the student's mansa,...
Food: Eating Cheap in Bielefeld

Szentendre, Hungary
If you are exactly in the center of the city, you will see a narrow street with stairs between two buildings. On the wall near the street is a sign...
Food: Eating 'Langos' in the center of the city

 

Gujrat, India
It is a world of its own! The west of India has its unique culture, history, people and places of interest that should be explored! There are so...
Family & Fun: Tourist Places in Gujarat

Marrakech, Morocco
This burial ground is located in the south of Marrakesh and it is a beautiful example of the Arabic art and architecture. It is a burial place...
Sightseeing: The Saadian Tombs

 

Islamabad Gharbi, Pakistan
Enjoy residing at luxurious hotels in Islamabad with Trekkso - One of the best travel and tour operators of Pakistan. To know more visit http://www...
General: Hotels in Islamabad

New York, New York
Brooklyn Bridge is one of the nicest bridges out there. What's really nice about it is that you can simply walk across and enjoy a beautiful view...
History & Culture: Brooklyn Bridge

 

Oakland, California
Though not considered a restaurant, Bakesale Betty has still the best cookies in town. There is always quite a line in front of the bakery and...
Food: Bakesale Betty

Saint Louis, Missouri
Being the most popular and well-known place for its specialty malts and shakes, the Crown Candy Kitchen is something of a St. Louis tradition,...
Food: Crown Candy Kitchen

 

Hue, Vietnam
WELCOME TO VIETNAM TRIP FINDER  CENTRAL TOURIST ONLINE SUPPORT BOOKING   We are Vietnam Trip Finder, Online Tourist Travel Agency...
General: Vietnam Your Best Promotion Travel

Hong Kong, China
When you think of a park, you imagine a green environment, with a lot of trees, paved walks winding through them, and benches alongside the roads....
General: The Hong Kong Park

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*