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The State Russian Museum

Rivaling the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the Russian Museum is home of national gallery representing most vivid and versatile phenomena of Russian art from the seventeenth to the twentieth centuries. If you want to study the development of artistic ideas and culture in Russia you'd better see it with your own eyes in the Russian museum. Here you can observe the best collections of icons and Old Russian applied art, ranging from the tenth to the eighteenth centuries. Besides impressive collections, you will certainly marvel at the splendor of the four palaces which house the museum and give a retrospective panorama of Russian architecture - Baroque (Stroganov Palace), early and late Neoclassicism (Marble Palace and Mikhailovsky Palace). To enjoy it you do not have to get down far- the museum is located in the very centre of St. - Petersburg, which also its historic part.

Site of the museum:

Tel: (812) 314-83-68, 595-42-48, 314-34-48

Address: 4, Inzhenernaya Str., St. Petersburg

Getting there:

Nevsky Prospect, or Gostiny Dvor metro stations



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