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Dvortsovaya Emb., 32 | metro Gostiny Dvor, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So big and so much is in this palace that you will spend days looking and checking out all the items that are on display. So many and all so different, A must see.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 days ago

This palace is part of the Hermitage and is such a beautiful place to visit. Never seen such beauty as in this Winter Palace. Endless beautful object of art and history. Unbelievablly beautiful..

Thank dpowers2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A czar definitely needed a few hikes like this to spread out. Crazy! With a view for sure. Get a tour to skip the lines.

Thank Jotravy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sometimes you think too much is too much but the greatest thing of this place is that even excess is design with such a great style that some of the rooms of this palace that houses the world famous Hermitage museum are masterpieces on its...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning as always in Russia which we found to be a country of superlatives. A wonderful selection of things to see - you must go there! Perhaps easier to visit as a part of a group - you get in quicker - beware queues!

Thank Beddington210
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Multiple buildings with priceless heirlooms. The decadence of the Romanov hierarchy is unbelievable compared to the life of the common Russian of the period. Eventually incompetent leadership led to their demise- but what followed for 70 years nearly consumed the nation.

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Winter Palace is beautiful. Especially it is liked by those who is visiting Saint Petersburg for the first time. I would like to mention that the title of this attraction on TripAdvisor has a mistake. The existing Winter Palace is not actually the Palace...More

Thank Dmytro S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Silly me! I know a palace isn't going to be a two up two down sort of place - the name sort of gives it away - but I simply had not anticipated the sheer beauty, size and splendour of the winter hideaway. Add to...More

Thank john n
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Winter Palace is some palace to behold, the most grand of all the palaces we have visited in Europe. Just the entrance stairs into the palace is already a wow experience! A must visit in St. Petersburg.

Thank 2CanadianTravellers
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a huge representation of historical Russian Royalty. It is made up of 5 different buildings. The Architecture is stunning, both inside and out. Allow a couple of hours to enjoy this very popular attraction.

Thank russell85
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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