Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is one of the most attractive Russian cities, especially because it is culturally very important and also has a lot of places with a great historical load. Here is the Hermitage Museum, where you can find one of the most important art collections in the world. It was formerly the ‘Winter Palace’ of the Russian tsars and was built in the 18th century by order of Empress Elizabeth.

So it is in a fantastic location, which makes it even more impressive. It is in the Baroque style and has many columns and statues surrounded by aqua green walls and gold trim. A spectacular architectural complex that occupies 22,000 square meters , which makes it one of the largest museums in the world. Inside you can see the great wealth and power that have always accompanied the tsars, with rooms decorated in Russian Neoclassical and Baroque styles.

Among its extensive collection you can see more than three million pieces , a real barbarity for which you will need many days, so if you do not have much time, find out well about the different rooms and works that there are so that you can organize yourself and see the most interesting, although it is recommended that you see everything you can. Among all the historical heritage that you can find there are sculptures, jewels, paintings , weapons, stamp collections, porcelains , gold and silver objects and various archaeological artifacts.

Among the many artists who are present in the Hermitage Museum with some of their works we can find great geniuses such as Da Vinci , Raphael, Van Dyck, Michelangelo, Picasso , Matisse, Van Gogh, Rembrandt , Titian or Rubens. Without a doubt, a fantastic opportunity to see the best of world art in the same venue.