The State Russian Museum Tour
The State Russian Museum is the world’s largest collection of Russian art, housed in a unique architectural complex in the historical centre of St. Petersburg. It was the first museum of Russian art, initiated by Emperor Alexander III. The solemn opening of the Russian Museum took place in 1898. The underrated collection of the museum includes over 400,000 works of art. You will follow all stages of the evolution of Russian art, from icon paintings to modern art. You will see amazing artists including Marc Chagall, Vasiliy Kandinsky, Kazimierz Malewicz. Moreover, you will enjoy Great Russian artists such as Andrei Rublev, Karl Bryullov, Ivan Aivazovsky, Ilya Repin amongst others. We strongly recommend the guided tour, you will completely immerse into the culture and traditions of Russia.