In the Hermitage, admire part of the collection of State Museum the Hermitage in St. -Petersburg, one of the most famous and largest museums in the world.
The collection of the State Museum the Hermitage in St. Petersburg consists of more than three million works of art. Tsar Peter the Great (1672-1725) laid the foundation for the collection. He started by buying up art and persuading artists to come to work in Russia. Part of this impressive collection can be seen in a special building on the Amstel River. In the museum you will not find a permanent collection but high-profile exhibitions alternate around half a year. These are admired annually by hundreds of thousands of art lovers.
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