CategoryEuro Trip Spring 2018

The Winter Palace & The Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage Museum is by far the biggest museum I have ever been in and it is easy to get lost in it. Most of the rooms of the palace, which construction began in 1754 by order of Empress Elizabeth Petrovna, are dominated by the shining gildings, especially those used for the official ceremonies. The Hermitage actually consists of several buildings – The Winter Palace, The Old Hermitage, The New Hermitage, The Small Hermitage, The Hermitage Theatre, The General Staff […]

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