The General Staff Building, St. Petersburg

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#11 of 266 in Historic Sites in St. Petersburg
Art Museum · Historic Site
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  • This is an interesting building architecturally. A fusion of old and new which is not apparent until you hit the main foyer. The displays are all on one level and flow nicely from room to room. We...  more »
  • We didn't get anywhere else, and ran out of time, only allowing 90 minutes. A fabulous collection of Monet, Degas, and so on - I've never seen so many Cezanne. Decent coffee shop (better than the...  more »
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  • The best museum in St. Petersburg. Branch of the Hermitage with impressionists, post-impressionists, some Russian artists and great temporary exhibitions. Better than the main Hermitage building in my view and a way less crowded. Is absolutely worth a visit.
  • The modern art collection of the Hermitage is located in the General Staff Building. The entrance is on the left side facing away from the Winter Palace. One of the greatest collection of the modern art of late 1800‘s to early 1900‘s. No long lines unlike the Winter Palace. You can actually buy tickets to Winter Palace at this Location as well, which is not well known.
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