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2 Hermitage (Эрмитаж) Palace & Museum First Part

3 The Winter Palace of Peter the Great

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6 The Jordan Gallery This gallery is Located on the ground floor of the Winter Palace constructed in by the architect Francesco Rastrelli to the order of Empress Elizabeth

7 Tha main staircase “ The Embassadors Staircase”

8 The staircase is adorned with statues, some were brought from Italy in Peter the Great's reign

9 The 18th-century ceiling painting by Gasparo Diziani depicting Mount Olympus

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14 The Field Marshals' Room, first in the Great Suite of State Rooms

15 Chandelier made in Russia

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17 The Concert Hall and the silver reliquary of St Alexander Nevsky

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19 Small white dining room of last Tsar Nicholas II

20 Here is described the night the Reds invaded the Winter Palace and arrested” counter- revolutionaires in this room

21 The Malachite Room

22 It served as the state drawing-room of Empress Alexandra, the wife of Tzar Nicholas I

23 The unique malachite decoration of the room and many of its furnishings were made in the "Russian mosaic" technique

24 Malachite Vase Detail of the interior: Malachite amphora vase 1825 Malachite and bronze; carved, ground, polished, cast, chased and gilded

25 View of the Neva River from Alexandra Drawing Room

26 View of Vasilievsky Island across the Neva River

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28 Peter the Great (Small Throne) Room

29 The Armorial Hall was intended for huge receptions

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31 The entrances to the hall are flanked by sculptural groups of early Russian warriors

32 Gallery of Patriotic War of 1812

33 Ecuestrian portrait of Tzar Alexander 1 by Franz Krüger

34 The St George (Large Throne) Hall The hall has a magnificent parquet floor made from 16 varieties of wood

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36 Above the throne dais is a bas-relief of St George slaying the dragon

37 The columned hall with two tiers of windows is finished with Carrara marble

38 The setting for official ceremonies and receptions The setting for official ceremonies and receptions.

39 Waiting people to enter the Palace

40 By Maria Music: Waltz of the fleurs Composed by Tchaikovsky for “The Nutcracker “ Views Views Jordan Gallery Jordan Gallery Ambassadors Staircase Ambassadors Staircase Field Marshall´s Room Field Marshall´s Room Concert Hall Concert Hall Small White Dinning Room Small White Dinning Room Malachite Room Malachite Room Views of the Neva Views of the Neva Peter the Great (Small Throne) Room Peter the Great (Small Throne) Room Armorial Hall Armorial Hall Galllery of Patriotic War 1812 Galllery of Patriotic War 1812 The St George (Large Throne) Hall The St George (Large Throne) Hall The Coffee Shop The Coffee Shop


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