The Hermitage Museum
The Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg ranks among the most famous museums in the world. The collection of the State Hermitage includes more than three million works of art and artefacts of the world culture. Among them are paintings, graphic works, sculptures and works of applied art, archaeological finds and numismatic material. The State Hermitage Museum is only 10 minutes walking distance from Taleon Imperial Hotel.
The main architectural ensemble of the Hermitage situated in the centre of St Petersburg consists of the Winter Palace, the former state residence of the Russian emperors, the buildings of the Small, Old (Great) and New Hermitages, the Hermitage Theatre and the Auxiliary House. The museum complex also includes the Menshikov Palace and the Eastern Wing of the General Staff building, the Staraya Derevnya Restoration and Storage Centre and the Museum of the Imperial Porcelain Factory.
The exposition of the museum shows the development of art from the Stone Age to the end of the XX century.
Among the gems of the collection of old European paintings – “Madonna” by Leonardo da Vinci, “Judith” by Giorgione, “Portrait of a Woman” by Correggio, “St Sebastian” by Titian, Caravaggio’s “The Lute Player”,”The Return of the Prodigal Son” by Rembrandt,” Lady in Blue” by Gainsborough. The museum has a rich collection of paintings of Rubens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Poussin, Titian.
Our staff with the great pleasure will help you to book tickets to the museum. Please, contact the concierge of the Taleon Imperial Hotel by phone +7 (812) 3249911 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org