St. Petersburg is called “Museum city”. This name wasn’t given by chance, because there is no such second city in Russia. Nowadays In St. Petersburg there are over 220 museums and each of them can present something interesting to visitors. National museums, state, school, private, etc. We recommend to visit the most interesting museums in St. Petersburg (see the list below) with guide. Usually the excursion to museum take not more than three hours. The services of English, German or Spanish guide will cost about 65 euro.
Peter and Paul Fortress St. Petersburg. It was founded by Peter the Great in 1703. Besides the ancient fortifications, one of the great attractions is Peter and Paul Cathedral, built by the architect Trezini in 1733, with the burial vault of Peter the Great and other Russian tsars. The Peter and Paul Cathedral is a unique example of Russian 18th-century architecture that has remained intact. For almost two centuries, it served as a burial-place for Russian emperors.
Faberge Museum. Private tour to the Faberge Museum in St. Petersburg calling a pearl among museum excursions in the city. The unique collection numbers over 4,000 exhibits. The guided Tour highlights: 14 famouns Easter Eggs designed by Faberge. This is the largest collection of Easter Eggs in the world. Among them 9 Easter eggs were commissioned by Alexander II and Nicolas II – two last Russian emperors.
Yusupov palace. We offer you to make an unforgettable guided private tour of Saint-Petersburg of one of the most brilliant palaces in our beautiful city - Yusupov's Palace. Oddly enough, today this palace is more closely associated with a certain visitor to this palace, and not the owner. The name of this visitor is Grigory Rasputin. It was in this marvelous palace that the “old seer” was killed.
The state Hermitage. The Hermitage is one of the world’s biggest art and culture museums. The museum is housed in five magnificent buildings. The Hermitage collections are displayed in 400 halls and contain more than 3 million of items.
The Russian Museum. If you want to learn more about Russia, look at the works of the great creators of Russian culture. It is the country's first state museum of Russian fine art, which has a collection of 400 thousand exhibits and presents the history of culture for more than a thousand years.