The State Hermitage Museum has a collection numbering about three million works of art and monuments of world culture. There are a lot of paintings, drawings, sculptures, items of applied art, archaeological findings and numismatic materials.

1764 is considered as the date of foundation of the Hermitage.

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It was erected by architect Auguste Montferrand, - St Isaac's Cathedral is an outstanding monument of Russian classicism of the late middle of the XIX century.

Great interior of the cathedral, in which you may find all kinds of monumental and decorative art: painting, sculpture, mosaic, colored stone cladding. . .

Savior on Spilled Blood (Church of the Resurrection) is an architectural dominant of St. Petersburg, a unique monument to Emperor Alexander II the Liberator.

   There are the largest mosaic collection in Russia (more than 7000 sq. M), the Italian colored marbles, Ural and Altai semi-precious stones, as well as mosaic collection of Russian heraldry.

The Russian Museum is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city center - a former grand Mikhailovsky Palace built in 1820-30s period. The architect of this place is Carlo Rossi: the palace area and the street is associated with the name of the youngest son of Emperor Paul I, Grand Duke Mikhail Pavlovich. . .

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Faberge Museum:

The world's largest collection of works by Faberge is in the Shuvalov Palace in St. Petersburg.

Dear guests, we inform you that from May 3, 2016 visitors may explore the Museum individually all day long. Regular guided tours are available in accordance with schedule.

St. Petersburg State Museum of Theatre and Music is a cultural and education center dedicated to the history of Russian theater.  Museum has more than a hundred years of its History, and its funds and collections store more than half a million priceless artifacts, including Russia's largest collection of musical instruments. . .

It not just is the museum of Anna Akhmatova, but also the museum of tragic atmosphere of Leningrad during the times of Soviet repressions.

Even entrance staircase is a kind of boundary: the boundary between the palace interiors of past eras and Leningrad communal apartments of the mid-twentieth century.

Everything is preserved here just like it was then….

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Arctic Museum was opened to the public on January 8, 1937; however, the decision for its establishment was taken much earlier, in the 1920s in connection with the active study of Arctic explorers and many prominent scientists, who have made proposals on the organization of the permanent polar museum.

Museum "All ranks Petersburg" tells the story of people whose life in Petersburg was nothing like a fairy-tale...

Commoners in pre-revolutionary Russia were those whose social status did not fit into the strict confines of the concepts of "hereditary nobleman" or "eminent merchant."

Clerks, retired soldiers, various attendants, workers and, of course, the students….

Mining Museum is the keeper of the unique collections of minerals, ores, rocks, paleontological curiosities, collections of models, layouts on the history of mining and metallurgical equipment, knives, articles of stone-cutting and jewelry. The museum funds have 240 thousand exhibits. Many of them are unique. For example, a block of malachite weighing 1504 kg ... ..

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Miraculously preserved Sampson Cathedral is a monument to the victory at Sweden in 1709 and one of the masterpieces of  the so-called Ann's Baroque.

The interior of the church, memorial cemetery, a monument to the "enemies of Biron" require particularly careful treatment by this museum project, that is the memorial of Russian soldiers courage and skill of local architects, carvers and painters.

Yelagin Island is a unique protected natural complex. Yelagin Palace was a summer residence, designed for seasonal guests staying there. It was conceived as a place of rest of the Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, an alternative to Pavlovsk. These characteristics are reflected in the layout and decoration of interiors. Until 1917 the palace belonged to the Russian imperial family. . .

The palace and park ensemble of Pavlovsk was created in the heyday of Russian classicism of the late XVIII - early XIX centuries. It is a monument of cultural heritage under UNESCO protection. The history of the area of Pavlovsk goes back to antiquity. When it was settled on the riverbeds by Ilmen Slavs and various Finno-Ugric tribes.

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Origin and development of the palace and park ensemble in Tsarskoye Selo is related to the exemption from the rule of the Swedish kingdom of ancient Novgorod possessions at the coast of the Neva River. This meant the construction of St. Petersburg and the establishment there of the Russian state capital. Beautiful ensemble of the palace is waiting for you, Dear guests and residents of St. Petersburg!

The Konstantin palace and park ensemble opened a new page of its life in the XXI century when it received a new status of a State residence within the Administration of the President of the Russian Federation. State Complex “The National Congress Palace” was created in 2001.

It is always ready to host the guests of a highest level ...

The Gгаnd Palace lies at the very heart of Peterhof — the former summer -residence of the Russian monarchs. Facing the Gulf of Finland, the palace - rises above the Grand Cascade and the Lower Park, stretching along the upper terrace for almost three hundred yards.

The Grand Palace and the magnificent fountain park area will never leave you indifferent to the beauty of this place...

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