Afternoon exploring Hermitage Museum

Afternoon exploring Hermitage Museum  |  St Petersburg, Russia  |  The second largest museum of the world after the Louvre in Paris, and followed by the Metropolitan Museum in New York City. Founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. The entire collection of the Museum comprises approximately three million pieces, of which only a few are on display, since 1852, when the Museum opened its doors to the public. This Museum is proud to host the current biggest collection of paintings in the world. Check out and follow my Instagram Photo Album on Russia.

You will need days to explore this Museum and all its multiple buildings and exhibitions. Yesterday I did only the Winter Palace, where the main entrance to the Museum is located (RUB 400 x person aka. USD 8). The stairs, ballrooms, high ceilings, stunning wood floor, go on and on…. all boasting exhibits and collections from around the world, spectacular enormous columns of marble and granite, and gigantic Vases made out of jasper, lapis lazuli and malachite.

I will be back tomorrow. This time with a guide, whom only in a few hours, will take us to the key spots of the Museum, saving us time and sharing all his knowledge. Can’t wait for it. Carlos Melia Luxury Travel Curator – www.carlosmelia.com


 

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Carlos Melia global bespoke Travel Agent, Travel Blogger, Concierge, Hospitality Consultant and Wedding Planner. Member of VIRTUOSO. Has earned, after over 25 years of Mainstream and Gay Travel experience, the mote of "Little Marco Polo". Jetsetter, bon vivant curates the world of luxury travel & lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time. Associated to First in Service Travel and Tzell Travel Network. Founder of LGTNetwork - Luxury Gay Travel Network. Follow, read and share my travel experiences worldwide at www.carlosmelia.com