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Exclusive fully private tour of The Gold Room with a Curator and private Hermitage tour (4 hours)

The fabulous Golden Room is the most prized section of the famous Hermitage - and definitely the most difficult to get into. A spectacular collection of gold, silver, and royal jewels that belonged to the Russian Tsars.

The Gold Room presents a significant collection of archeological finds - the famous Ancient Greece gold, the best and the biggest in the world collection of Scythian gold, Oriental jewelry articles from India, Iran and China, as well as superb examples of ceremonial Oriental weapons. It consists of around 1,500 works made from gold and dating from the 7th century B.C. to the 19th century A.D. Admire a large number of amazing gold artifacts: bracelets, rings, earrings, female and male clothing decorations. The stunning collection of the Hermitage Gold Room will be the gem of your travel.

The Gold Room visit is by pre-arranged appointment only, no exceptions. Usually it lasts just for 30 minutes and you will be in a large group.
With us, your will enjoy skip-the-line Gold Room fully private tour with a Curator, who actually curates the Gold Room. It will take about 1 hour 15 minutes. That will allow you to see all the unique jewelry masterpieces without any rush and crush.

After the extraordinary Gold Room tour, you will see other exhibitions of one of the best museums in the world: The State Hermitage Museum.

The Hermitage is the world culture encyclopaedia. The buildings that the Hermitage occupies are brilliant examples of European architecture. The walls of these buildings have also seen a great number of important historical events and almost all history of the Russian Empire took place within them - from Peter the Great to Nicolay II. Every visitor can feel the force of Russian history here. Its collections, of which only a small part is on permanent display, comprise over three million items, including the largest collection of paintings in the world. The collections occupy a large complex of six historic buildings along Palace Embankment, including the Winter Palace, a former residence of Russian emperors.

After the tour, your driver will take you back to the hotel or to a restaurant for the lunch or any other place at your wish.

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 4 hours
Departure time: 11:00 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Private roundtrip transportation by air conditioned comfortable vehicle
  • Professional licensed English-, German- or French-speaking local guide.
  • Fully Private skip-the-line Gold Room visit with a Curator
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Hermitage
  • Guided tour of the Hermitage 
  • Entrance fees
Not included
  • Food and drink (there is cafe inside, so you can take a break for the lunch)
Additional expenses
  • Spanish-, Italian-, Portuguese-, Japanese- or other languages speaking local guide.
Additional info
  • Before entering the Hermitage Museum, you must cross the metal-detector (for safety reasons)
  • The tour price already includes all the taxes & fees, you will not see any of them later during the checkout.
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
Departure and Return
  • Departure: from your St Petersburg hotel
  • Return: to your St. Petersburg hotel (or any other place in St. Petersburg that you choose)

Sights included in program

Saint Petersburg : Hermitage Museum
The Hermitage Museum is the world culture encyclopaedia written in Russian. It is a unique museum that combines a beautiful art collection with the memory of Russian national history. This is a museum of culture, a museum of art, a museum of Russian history, and also the museum of Russian architecture. The whole Hermitage is where the heritages of different nations were collected and displayed. It is one of the largest and oldest museums in the w... Read more
Hermitage Museum : Hermitage Gold Room
Possibly the most prized section of the famous Hermitage is the fabulous Golden Room, a spectacular collection of gold, silver, and royal jewels that belonged to the Russian tsars. The Gold Room presents a significant collection of archeological finds—the famous Ancient Greece gold, the best in the world collection of Scythian gold, numerous royal gifts and a fabulous collection of Eastern European jewelry made by the most prominent je... Read more


Our tour guide was Valeria was incredible. Extremely knowledgeable and very interesting. We were exhausted but really wanted to spend several more hours with her talking about all of the wonders in the Hermitage.

Sue D, USA   09 Aug 2016

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1 person - US$ 438.24 (US$ 438.24 per person)
2 person - US$ 702.24 (US$ 351.12 per person)
3 person - US$ 916.08 (US$ 305.36 per person)
4 person - US$ 1,105 (US$ 276.32 per person)
5 person - US$ 1,294 (US$ 258.72 per person)
6 person - US$ 1,383 (US$ 230.56 per person)
7 person - US$ 1,503 (US$ 214.72 per person)
8 person - US$ 1,626 (US$ 203.28 per person)
9 person - US$ 1,719 (US$ 190.96 per person)
10 person - US$ 1804 (US$ 180.40 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 1011 - 15

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get 12% discount and get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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