The General Staff Building (Hermitage Branch): entrance, exhibitions, free admission days

The General Staff Building (Zdanie Glavnovo Shtaba) is a newly opened extension to the Hermitage museum and one of the most famous architectural monuments of St. Petersburg. It’s situated on Palace Square in front of the Winter Palace. Visiting the city during white nights can be very exciting. This Neoclassical building is a beautiful example […]

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The Top Five Famous 18th and 19th Century Russian Architects

Throughout history, Russia has produced its share of world-class architects. From the multiple century-old St Basil‚Äôs Cathedral to contemporary¬†House on Mosfilmovskaya, the world has been mesmerized with stunning Russian architecture. In this article, we are going to look at the top five 18th and 19th century architects from Russia. #1 Vladimir Grigoryevich Shukhov Vladimir was […]

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