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The city of St. Petersburg

Saint Petersburg is a Russian city located in the northwest of the country in the delta of the Neva River, in the east of the Gulf of Finland, which is located in the Baltic Sea, and this city is considered one of the most important cities of Russia and Europe in general cultural, which we find the most important European and world heritage. One of the most important features of this city, and makes it a cultural center of tourism that attracts millions of tourists annually, the existence of the Hermitage Museum.

Hermitage Museum

The Hermitage entered the Guinness Book of Records as it is the most museum in which there are works of art and paintings of the greatest artists who combined Western and Eastern art, in which we find artworks by Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Van Dyck, Busan, Giovanni Antonio, and Robins, in addition to Cézanne , Van Gogh, Picasso, Matisse, Monet, Canal, and many other international artists, in addition to archaeological and artistic collections of gold from Eastern Europe and Western Asia.

Hermitage Museum website

The Hermitage is located in St. Petersburg, Russia, and it is considered one of the largest museums in the whole world, where there are more than three million masterpieces, in addition to that it is also one of the oldest museums in the world that exhibited art galleries, and human opposition, which reflected history and culture in All over the world. The museum has other international branches, located in the Dutch city of Amsterdam, the British city of London, the city of Las Vegas, and the italyn city of Ferrara.

History of the Hermitage

This museum was opened in 1852 AD when it was opened by the Russian Tsar Nicholas I on the Neva River in the city that was the capital of the Russian Tsarina, and it was the second emperor Katrina who called him by his name, which means being alone, where she spent most of her time there, After the collapse of its empire, the palace was transformed into a huge museum that represents the well-known museum today.

The Hermitage Museum content

The Hermitage Museum today consists of five basic buildings, namely the Winter Palace that was built in 1752 AD, the small Hermitage that was built near the palace of Empress Katrina II in 1764 CE, and the old Hermitage that was built in 1787 AD and was intended for the Tsarist family in the beginning, The new Hermitage built in 1852 CE, and the Hermitage Theater built in 1802 CE. It is said that the museum needs more than five years in order for the tourist to be able to visit it and look at it quickly, while it needs twenty years to thoroughly scrutinize every archaeological masterpiece in it, and the visitor requires that he travel more than twenty kilometers to see only five percent of the museum’s exhibits .

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