City-tour of St. Petersburg and visit to the Hermitage
Meeting with your highly qualified guide in the lobby of the hotel.
During excursion in comfortable car you will admire the most important and interesting sights of St. Petersburg. You will have a real pleasure and unforgettable impressions of architectural ensembles, beautiful parks, squares and streets of our wonderful city which got the name of the cultural capital of Russia. You will see the Palace Square, Spit of Vasilievski Island, the sphinxes of ancient Egypt, the Decembrists Square with the monument to the founder of St. Petersburg known as «The Bronze Horseman», the Winter Palace, the Cathedral of St. Isaak, Nevsky Avenue, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, the Arts square, the Summer Garden, the impressive Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood, piers and bridges of the Neva River,the Fortress of Peter and Paul, etc. During excursion we will make several stops to admire monuments and interesting places and take pictures which will always remind about your visit to St. Petersburg.
During excursion you will visit the Hermitage. The collection of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and the best in the world. If you want to see the full collectionand to spend just a minute in front of each object of the Hermitage you need to live in the museum from seven to nine years without any stop. You will see the best masterpieces of the Hermitage collection which has more than 3 million different kind works of art.
The excursion begins in the Gala Halls of the Winter Palace -living-house of the Russiantsars in the winter. You will walk through the sumptuous apartments of the Winter Palace and magnificent Gala rooms of three more Hermitage Palaces made to keep the private collectionof the royal family.
You will admire the true works of art by well-known European masters. The collection of French Art, of French Impressionists, of Rembrandt, of Spanish Art occupy the second place in the world for its grandeur and wealth. In the Hermitage you will see one of the best collections of Italian Art. Among this treasures are valuable works of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Rubens, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and other well known masters.
The Hermitage is closed on Monday
Duration 6 hours
The prices include: professional guide, private transport, entrance ticket to the Hermitage, permission for photo / video.