You cant do St Petersburg without a lavishly decorated palace and Imperial secrets. Go Faberge Eggs hunting in the most beautiful palace in St Petersburg. Find out where Faberge Eggs come from, how it all started and what is so special about them. Check out the great interiors of the Imperial Palace, fancy jewelry and decorative elements, and take in the elegance of the rooms and the environment.
Enjoy the imperial past of Russia with an expert guide. Timing is flexible.
The main staircase was built in the 1840s and is decorated with gorgeous stucco dome and bordered by a gallery to showcase sculpture.
The military theme in the works of fine and decorative arts. The Knights' Hall was named after the frieze depicting medieval knights tournament.
Russian silver. Red living room is reserved for the collection of Russian silver art of 18th - early 20th centuries.
Easter Faberge masterpieces. The central living room of the palace represents the imperial Easter eggs, belonging to the last Romanovs. These outstanding works, each of which has its own unique history, made Faberge famous around the world.
Royal gifts and objets de fantaisie. Particularly noteworthy are the fantasy works made by Faberge craftsmen, and gold boxes with portraits of Russian emperors.
Jewellery, precious haberdashery, accessories and watches. The Anteroom is a collection of objects of everyday life of wealthy people, showing rich color palette of enamel guilloche, and precious jewels - the least-preserved part of the heritage of Faberge.
White and Blue Room - Russian porcelain of the XIX century.
Exhibition Room - Russian art of the 19th century.
Russian icons. The Gothic hall, once the former cabinet of Count Peter Shuvalov, a collection of Russian icons of 16th-20th centuries.
Upper Dining Room
Russian and European painting of the 19th-20th centuries, mostly Impressionism and Neo-Impressionism. The hall also showcases outstanding examples of Russian porcelain.
Russian enamel. Get an idea of the styles of silverware, which circulated in the homes of the Imperial Russia. See different techniques of processing of silver and enamel decoration.
Terracotta Room - Precious utensils and memorabilia.
Sky Blue Room
Enamel Works of leading Russian companies.
White Column Hall - The former largest ballroom in St. Petersburg.
Finish your tour at the Fontanka river embankment for beautiful water views, Anichkov Palace and Catherine Garden.