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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Hermitage Museum

St. Petersburg: Hermitage Highlights Tour

Product ID: 202729
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Enjoy a fully comprehensive guided tour inside the Winter Palace and the Hermitage museum. Prepare to be amazed at the luxurious staterooms and legendary masterpieces.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup optional

At the Alexander Column in Palace Square. Your guide will meet you with your name on a sign.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover art collections of the Hermitage museum
  • See the original staterooms of the Winter Palace
  • Admire artworks of Western European artists including Raphael, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Rembrandt
  • Marvel at Loggia of Rafael, Hanging Garden, Peacock Clock and other masterpieces of royal collections
Full description
The largest museum in the country has a lot to offer, from lavishly decorated interiors to well-known paintings and antique statues. You will start your tour with infamous interiors including the Jordan Staircase, St. George Hall, Armorial Hall, Pavillion Hall where you will see the imperial way of life in its glory.

Find your inspiration in multiple paintings of the old masters, admire the Hanging Garden of the Small Hermitage, a replica of Vatican’s Raphael Loggias, a sculpture of a Crouching Boy by Michelangelo, works of Leonardo Da Vinci and Rafael. The most unusual item of the Hermitage museum is the Peacock clock designed in the mid 18th century that will mesmerize any visitor. Your professional guide will make art history come alive in the beautiful halls of this royal residence. After the tour you are welcome stay in the museum to explore collections.
Includes
  • Admission to the Hermitage Museum
  • Professional tour guide
  • Photo permission
  • Transfer (when transfer option selected)
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your tour guide at the Alexander Column at the Palace Square. Your guide will meet you with your name sign. Please look for your guide near the column.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour is for up to 6 people but if you prefer to tour privately, please advise when booking
• Please note that the Hermitage reserves the right to adjust the entrance time slot and you will get a notification in case of any time changes
• Please provide the name of your hotel in St.Petersburg when booking
• Please note that this tour is not available for cruise ship passengers
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 63 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.9/5

Organized by

TJ Travel

Product ID: 202729