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State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace

Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dvortsovaya Square, 2, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed yesterday

I don't know where to begin, this place is fantastic! If you are ever fortunate enough to be able to visit St. Petersburg, Russia you have to go here! We were on a tour that was greeted by a local Russian band that was really...More

Thank RGeertsen43
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Hermitage is just an iconic museum which includes massive number of different historical pieces from different ages. The place is huge and has a lot of information to absorb in one visit. At least you may need 2 hours to go through all the chambers...More

Thank Mohammed B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Most amazing historical collection of art !! Great admiration for Queen Catherine . Spend two days if you can .

Thank SnellvilleKenny
Reviewed yesterday

To see such works of the great artists up close and personal, where in other museums they are not so accessible.

Thank D2647YFmarkn
Reviewed yesterday

Leonardo's Benois Madonna and Rembrandt's Danaë, Matisse's The Dance are the two pieces this museum is known for, but upon going there we realise that the entire museum is a piece of art. From grand wall murals to the extremely beautiful construction- it all shows...More

Thank Harsh P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The state hermitage is impressive by it's architecture, the decoration on the walls and the art collection that it has. I also visited the winter gardens which is just opposite and is very modern inside with impressionist paintings. The collection is very impressive: Picasso monet...More

Thank audejacques
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow! You could spend days in here, it is absolutely massive. We did only spend a couple of hours, and felt we got to see a small part of it. Buy tickets in advance or use the machines in the courtyard to avoid waiting in...More

Thank lindri
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An absolute must! Truly amazing It IS confusing. Tickets are confusing. The layout is confusing. The tours are confusing (many offered but few in anything other than Russian that is not made clear on website) - but what the hell. Jump in! Wander, gape, take...More

Thank johntSE27
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We attempted to visit this over one day and regretted it. We got our tickets online, queues up at around 10.15 and then were let in at 10.30. You are not allowed to take food and drink inside and the cafes inside are fairly average....More

Thank lauranada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An absolutely splendid place to visit. We went with SPB Tours. Our guide gave us plenty of explanations and stories throughout our entire tour of these two places. Very interesting places to visit.

Thank Jacqui O
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Varunkhanna1975 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Don't know about the guided tour at the entrance as we had booked through a local travel agent to procure the visa as well. The audio guide is pretty helpful though the museum is too big to be covered in a day & a guide... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from Ricardo O | Reviewed this property |
Hello. Most of the coffee, stores, museums, tours and restaurant receives credit cards I have tried Visa and MasterCard. In case you need cash, ATM machines are located in different areas of the city, normally inside big... More
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27 June 2017|
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Response from johnlinton7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can take pictures in most places. No idea about the weather