Start at: 14.00
Meeting Point: Palace Square, near Alexander Column
Citycome invite you on a unforgettable tour of the Hermitage, admiring a great selection of masterpieces. Value, richness and diversity of the Hermitage can be compared with the most famous museums in the world: it has more than 3 million art masterpieces, in addition to paintings (15 thousand), sculptures (12,000) , drawings, coins, medals and a variety of masterpieces of Applied Arts. The tour will start in front of the famous Alexander Column, to listen a little bit about the history of this magnificant architectural ensemble, consisting of 5 buildings connected inside. So you will have a nice walk and will see the most important masterpieces of famous painters, sculptors and masters of applied arts.The Winter Palace was the residence of russian Tzars.The main staircase is decorated in Russian baroque style , while Field Marshals Hall is dedicated to Russian heroes and Victory Hall is the national gallery for the memory of the 1812 war against Napoleon and its walls are covered with portraits of 332 generals, war veterans. Also in our program there are Petrovsky Hall , the Throne Hall, where you can appreciate the power, strength and greatness of Russia at that time. It is worth paying attention to the Pavilion Hall. where peacock clock – a unique entertaining gold composition is situated. Also during our tour, you’ll see the masterpieces of the Italian masters of art – Leonardo da Vinci (his Madonna Benois and Madonna Litta), works by Titian, Raphael, Antonio Canova sculpture, as well as the famous work by Michelangelo. Further you’ll go to know Spanish Art admiring works by El Greco, Murilio, Zurbarán, Goya, Jose Ribera. In the Hermitage you’ll find one of the best collections of Spanish art.But you will also see masterpieces by Rembrandt and Van Dyck. We’ll try to create a certain ideal of the museum. This impressive route will show you something very special, stored inside the walls of the museum-palace.
The State Hermitage Museum is one of the largest and interesting museums in the world. Hermitage collection includes about 3 million units. It will take you several years to see all the collections. For small groups of travelers, Citycome offer a specilized visit of this world of art. Group Tour Guide, during a tour in the Hermitage will familiarize you with the most interesting halls and great, famous works of art. It would be wonderful on arrival at this extraordinary city, to visit the best museum, part of the world history and one of the most important in the world.
- Ceremonial palace interiors
- Collection of Italian art (Masterpieces of Leonardo Da Vinci, Titian, Rafael, Tintoretto, Canaletto, Luca Giordano)
- Collection of Spanish art (Masterpieces of El Greco, Jose de Ribera, Murillo,Diego Velazquez)
- Collection of Dutch Art (Famous Rembrandt, Jan Steen, Frans Hals)
- Masterpieces of Peter Rubens and Van Dyck
- Sculptures by Canova
- Famous Peacock Clock
- Excellent tables and vases made of semiprecious stones
- The interiors of different styles, made in different epoques