During this tour, you'll discover the grand interiors and major masterpieces of the world's largest museum.
The tour begins with a tour of the Palace Square ensemble. We will then walk through the ceremonial halls, through which envoys of overseas powers used to go to the Emperor's reception. The second part of the tour focuses on the collections of the Hermitage Museum. Among the exhibits you'll see are the famous Pavlin clock, paintings by Leonardo da Vinci and Rembrandt, a statue of Jupiter weighing 16 tons, and an authentic Egyptian mummy.
Hermitage Museum is the largest art museum not only in Russia, but in the world. Within its walls, there are around 3 million exhibits. If you spend even 1 minute in front of each of them, you'll stay inside for a full 5 years! A strong argument for taking a tour guide with you, isn't it?
The oldest building of Hermitage is the Winter Palace, which was built as the main residence of the Russian Emperor. Its first owner was Catherine II. She also bought the first collection of paintings, which laid the foundation for the museum's collection. Subsequently, through the efforts of all the Romanovs, the art collection has grown to such an extent that it is now housed in nine buildings!
Among the most famous exhibits are the throne where all the Russian emperors have sat, a unique pavlin clock, two paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt's Danae, the mummy of the Egyptian priest.. And that's not all!
The price of the tour includes a guided tour only. Tickets to the museum for group members and the guide are additionally purchased.
Hello, I'm Natalia, a local guide from St Petersburg
I live in St Petersburg
I speak: English, Русский
Hi everyone, my name is Natalia and I have been working as a private guide around St. Petersburg for more than 5 years.
My tours are light! I don't bore tourists with dull dates and unclear words. I always try to interest my guests and show them something unusual on the route.
The best result of my work is your desire to come to St. Petersburg again.