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Hermitage Museum complex and Exhibition complex Admission Ticket
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Hermitage Museum complex and Exhibition complex Admission Ticket
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Dvortsovaya Emb., 32 | metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The green and white palace is a marvel of Baroque architecture, and it was official residence of the Russian monarchs from 1732 to 1917 by Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. The palace square where was the main public space, hold some of the most notable...More

Thank sivarnee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before it was the Hermitage it was the winter palace and served as the winter residence for the Tsars and their families. This is where so much Russian history played out. It is where the Russian Monarchy ended after Nicholas II abdicated and the revolution started....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole city of saint Petersburgh is beautiful and this place in particular is amazing , highly recommended

1  Thank Ramzit222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely beautiful building, with amazing detail and ornatedness (possibly not a real word). It also has art! Most of the paintings are religious paintings, but there are also ancient artefacts, multiple busts (of the non-mammary type), tapestries, historic Russian furniture, and loads of other...More

Thank darraghduane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the most recommended places to be visited all over the world, it contains all types of arts, cultures and monuments from all ages. No more words could describe this place you have to visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly incredible, the interior and gardens are beautiful. The amber room is something to behold. Definitely recommended!

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited the Winter Palace on a Friday afternoon in late October 2018. We went straight in to the ticket machine in the courtyard. No queue whatsoever. The ticket machine was very easy to use and we got the tickets in just a couple of...More

Thank Arwee V
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Really wonderful. Take a couple of visits if you can. We had a private guide on one occasion which is a huge bonus, both for information and to avoid the queues. The rooms are breathtaking.

Thank hbrWoking
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This was my second time here and it was great. There is so much to take in and see. The restoration of the Palace is so fantastic considering that it was a shambles after WW II. The finishing touches to everything is marvelous especially considering...More

1  Thank John L. B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This palace is one of the major landmarks of St Petersburg and is a must see for anyone coming to visit. Unfortunately, this means that it can get pretty crowded but they seem to be quite organised in letting people in.

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2 December 2017|
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Response from Betty P | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Better late than never. If you can afford a guide, then have one. I visited the place without a guide and I think I missed a lot.
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21 September 2017|
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Response from NORMAN E | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay in answering your question. The answer is do you wish to get an idea of the history of the place or if you are a history etc buff who delves into every detail of the past. You could spend a day or a week... More