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The General Staff Building, St. Petersburg

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  • This building is an integral part of the magnificent scenery of the Palace Square and outside stands for grandeur and symmetry. Great care to not lose content, because it houses a section of the Hermitage Museum, in which, in a more airy and less crowded of the historical buildings of the Museum, you will appreciate the masterpieces of European 800 names like Monet and Picasso (I also loved P.N. Guérin), and temporary exhibitions, for example (September 2016) on the works of Fabergé common tools in the great war. It is hardly necessary to mention the fact that inside there are all services, from the bar to the souvenir to the areas to rest. Admission is included in s. Petersburg card.
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  • it has been converted into yet another museum to handle the overflow from the Hermitage. I have never seen so many Picassos and other French Impressionists ever before.It was another staggering venue. 
  • If you come to St. Petersburg, you should definitely visit the new branch of the Hermitage General Building. Here on the fourth floor you will find a room of Monet, Renoir, two halls, 8 Van Gogh paint...  more »