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State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

 
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Distance from city center: 2.9mi
kachou_n's pictureby kachou_n History & Culture travel tip
added on the 23rd of September, 2010
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 the visit, or else you might end up standing in lines much longer than actually visiting the museum. And pick up a booklet while at it, because the museum is so large that it's useful to plan your tour ahead (especially if you want to spend only one day at the museum).

What can you expect to find there? Great art, from Van Gogh to Picasso and other artistic geniuses.

Address:
Palace Embankment, 34, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186

Price:
400 roubles

Opening Hours:
Tuesdays - Saturdays: from 10:30 to 18: 00
On Sundays from 10:30 to 17:00

On the web:
http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/

 
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