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The General Staff Building

Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Dvortsovaya Sq., 6-10, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 812 710-90-79
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located in Palace Square, the Narva Triumphal Arch separates the building's two wings. Originally called the General Staff wing (west side, it) is now called the Headqurters of the Western Military District for the Russian military forces. The Eastern side from the arch is part...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 4 days ago

I can say nothing about other floors, because, as we planned, we went direct to the 4-th floor and spent there 3 hours. This is an amazing collection of impressionists and post-impressionists. One hardly will find so many Matisse, Sezann and Van Gogh in one...More

Thank Valery S
Reviewed 5 days ago

A stunning piece of architecture and the place to stand to get pics of the Winter palace through the arch. Spoiled slightly by some tacky street vendor stalls nearby.

Thank Passepartout56
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a fabulous Museum for anyone who loved Impressionist Art. There are 3 Floors, we went up to the top and started there. On this floor are the Ministry and Finance Office Rooms, they are very grand and display objects that have been presented...More

Thank sally j
Reviewed 6 days ago

A crescent-shaped neoclassical building, with a spectacular central triumphal arch and three Corinthian porticos. The arch is a symbol to represent Russia’s glory and military triumphs. Before the Revolution some Tsarist offices were there. Now it houses parts of the Hermitage's collection. What can you...More

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 1 week ago

New wing opened, on 3 floors Displays of art and sculpture, from 19th to 20th centuries, Guards display, rooms of former Finance and Foreign Ministry. You can buy one ticket for this museum and the Hermatage and Peter I Winter Palace.

Thank br0n42
Reviewed 1 week ago

See the kews for the Hermitage from the Windows of this building which has displays of items from the Hermitage that are easily viewed without the crush. We saw the most amazing Faberge exhibition with only the 2 of us, items came from Moscow and...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're planning to find the art exhibitions, be sure to follow the signs from the winter palace. Otherwise, you will end up entering the doors to a police station inside the building

Thank Boris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibit of the above has been transferred from the Hermitage to the General Staff Building across from the Square. The entry fee is Rub 600, you can also buy a 2 day ticket via the internet including the Hermitage, the General Staff building and...More

Thank AWCostless
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All inclusive with the Hermitage ticket, it is easy to miss this exhibition area if you spend too long in the palaces. That would be a pity because there is much on offer here, notably the large collection of Monet paintings, plus many more. The...More

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21 January 2017|
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Response from DeanMurphy2020 | Reviewed this property |
DSR: Both are close by, across the courtyard from each other. The Impressionists' works are in the main Heritage Museum, along with 3 million other works. I had the grand opportunity to visit in late August and early... More
6 July 2016|
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Response from ReixelBCN | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry for my delayed answer! This is according to your preferences but in my case for Impressionist it takes 2 hours approx and for general it was near to 4! I really recommend to buy it on the vending machine, in case... More
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