Herimitage

Which is in the heart of the city of Saint Petersburg on the Neva, Hermitage, located one of the largest and finest art museums in the world.

In more than 350 theaters including the Winter Palace are issued more than 60,000 exhibits, the library holds nearly three million objects.

Among them is next to the archaeological exhibits, in addition to the Louvre or the Prado's most important collection of classical European art.

Among the exhibited paintings are works by Dutch and French masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Matisse and Paul Gauguin. In addition, two paintings by the Italian universal genius Leonardo da Vinci and exhibited 31 paintings of the Spanish painter Pablo Picasso.

The museum has about 2,500 employees. The Hermitage is a central part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg city center.

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