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Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10, St. Petersburg, Russia
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Not to be missed. The Hermitage has one of the largest and most resplendent collections of French paintings. It is breath taking.

Thank DCMDawn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The General Staff Building is a great newer addition to the museum complex. The great names of Impressionism are represented here. There is also a large collection of Post-Impressionism works up to the Russian Revolution. Private collections were expropriated by the government for the enjoyment...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Passing just by general staff building and looking to the magnificent building with huge walls giving you an excellent experience I have unforgettable time there

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful collection presented incredibly well. So happy we added this to our tour as a must see. Well worth the time and not nearly as crowded as the Hermitage itself.

Thank travelfun001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very impressive building at the other side of the square from the Winter Palace and Hermitage museum.

Thank Zhukov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a surprise to most that the Hermitage has such an impressionist collection. It was less crowded than the rest of the Hermitage and worth the time and visit. The building was neat and the cafe is a great place for lunch.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

loved the sculptures, artworks and the architecture of the space- magical! Less crowded than the bigger Hermitage site. Beautiful rooms that are breathtaking regardless of the art on the walls

Thank julia p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must since all Impressionist and Post Impressionist paintings have been moved from Hermitage to here. Reasonable entrance fee and miles of enjoyment.

Thank Vickie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one just can't miss it. its a huge building all along the central square on one side. they have maintained the old world looks on the outside.

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much more pleasant than the Hermitage--but you have to see it. The crowds in the main Hermitage complex were overwhelming but the General Staff building was a lovely respite. I could have spent the entire day wandering through these rooms. The building itself is...More

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Yes. There is a gift shop to the left as your enter or on the rout to the exit.
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We went up several flights of stairs to get to it. I don’t recall what floor but I used the map they give you as a reference. The impressionist exhibit was worth the visit. They had virtual reality history tour in the main... More
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