Visit Russian museums virtually

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Due to the current development in the world, many of us have to work remotely and entertain ourselves without leaving the house. The best thing to do in such situation is, as usual, to make the most of it! If you like culture and travel, use this opportunity to go on a virtual tour of the best Russian museums and not only museums…

Visit Russian museums virtually
The Room of the Flemish School in Hermitage. Source: Wikipedia

Hermitage

The Hermitage, the largest museum of Saint-Petersburg, can be examined in detail in five hours thanks to the high-quality video filmed on the new iPhone 11 Pro. The masterpieces of past centuries are waiting for you here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MU73rsL9qE

State Tretyakov Gallery

The State Tretyakov Gallery is an art gallery in Moscow, the foremost depository of Russian fine art in the world. Today you can visit it virtually thanks to the Google Street View Technology. It is usually used to make panoramic views of streets, but in this case, it helps to show the works of the masters of the Russian painting school.

Visit here: https://bit.ly/3dARjaA

State Museum of Fine Arts A.S. Pushkin

In the State Museum of Fine Arts A.S. Pushkin, you can find samples of art from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and so on. The museum is especially proud of its rich collection of Russian and foreign artists. And if you love the impressionists, you simply can’t miss it!

There is the ability to click on a text explanation, detailed viewing of objects in high quality, and even VR mode for mobile devices.

Visit here: https://bit.ly/3asPF8P

Peterhof

We already wrote about the city of fountains and a state museum Peterhof. Of course, it is much better to go there for your holidays, but even the virtual tour will not leave you unimpressed. The 360º tour will show you magnificent palaces in the Russian Baroque style, alleys, and ponds with fountains on a sunny summer day.

Visit here: https://bit.ly/3aqR5R9

Peterhof
Peterhof

Tsaritsyno Palace

The Tsaritsyno Palace, the residence of Catherine II in the south of Moscow strikes with gorgeous landscapes and, of course, with an exquisite classic style in architecture.

Visit here: https://bit.ly/2UsYOc9

More to discover

On the site https://www.russia360.travel you can find multiple 360º tours around Russian museums, parks, churches and other sightseeing. If you manage to navigate yourself through the navigation in Russian, the descriptions of tours are available in English. To help you a bit, here are the links that might interest you:

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Saint-Petersburg:

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