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The Hermitage museum in St Petersburg

In my opinion, the Hermitage museum is a must-do even for those who don’t really like art. It’s much more than a typical art gallery: it has amazing interiors filled with world-class paintings and sculptures. Even if you won’t be interested in art, you will like the decoration of the rooms. The Hermitage is the largest art museum in Russia, its collection counts more than 3 million items and only…

Hermitage gold room

Hermitage treasuries: Gold and Diamond rooms

The Hermitage museum has two treasuries – they are usually nicknamed the Gold and the Diamond room. Each of them require special tickets that can be bought either at the ticket office (just a very limited number of them is available) or on the website of the museum . The treasuries can be visited only with a tour that usually lasts 1-1,5 hours (for each treasury). If you want to…