The General Staff Building, St. Petersburg

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  • We have due to the lack of sufficient time had to this museum about two hours-disastrously low. Very interesting stuff-paintings, Russian military standards, harness the military compounds, a small exhibition of Faberge collection etc etc later in our history than in the main building of the Hermitage. But extremely interesting. The entrance itself into a museum complex in the form of the street of St. Petersburg, the facades of buildings under one roof-spectacularly. It is advisable to take a ticket and get good impressions.
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  • Tired visitors want a snack after long walking on the wonderful huge Museum. Here's Café. Huge queue. serve slowly. Food and coffee are delicious, but so far the wait-pomresh with hunger. An extensive menu and sufficient. Seats seat a little. I would like to request an additional square Cafe
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  • The "old" General staff building is still mainly used by the Russian Military. However, somehow or other they have managed to build a very cleverly inserted modern building (possibly in the courtyard?...  more »
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  • It was great surprise to see such enormous collection of impressionists. Building itself is remarkable: classical outside - lofty and modern inside.
  • A welcome respite from the tour group hell across the square at the Winter Palace. Peaceful, airy, relaxing. Difficult to find the exhibitions which mostly seem to occupy the 3rd and 4th floors. Seems to be quite empty with a lot of rooms having no exhibits... I wonder if we were there in between shows or if this is the regular state.
  • Great architecture and renovations. Besides the art pieces, walk through the floors and room, it is a unique building
  • Very nice impressionist museum
  • as part of Hermitage it is good. It reminds me the British museum.

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