Hermitage Museum Ranked #1 on TripAdvisor
The popular travel website TripAdvisor has made up the list of the Top-25 museums in Europe and we are happy to say that the Hermitage Museum took first place!
The Hermitage Museum overcame the Florence Academy of Fine Arts and the Paris Museum d'Orsay. This ranking is based on tourist reviews from all over the world. The Hermitage Museum was the only museum from Russia to be listed among the best in Europe. The shortlist is published on TripAdvisor.
The Hermitage Museum is the largest museum in Russian and one of the largest in the world. It's extensive collection numbers over 3 million exhibits which makes it impossible to see all of them even during the course of 1 year.
The Hermitage Museum was first opened to the public in the mid 19th century. Currently the collection is spread out between six main historical buildings: the Winter Palace, Small Hermitage, Old Hermitage, New Hermitage, Hermitage Theater, and the General Staff Building.