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Culture news, 04.07.2013 11:24
State Hermitage Named As The Best Museum In The World
St. Petersburg,s State Hermitage was named the best museum in the world by users of the travel web-site Trip Advisor. The winners of the Traveler,s Choice Awards were selected based on the numerous reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.
The Hermitage won with almost 2,000 users rank it as excellent. About 2,500 travelers wrote reviews about the museum on Trip Advisor and more than 1,000 people published their photos from there.
“Trying to see everything that the Hermitage has to offer in one day is impossible. The sheer beauty of both the building and the art and artifacts it holds makes the task overwhelming. There is no surprise, why it,s the number one attraction of this great city,” user Peter K from Queensland wrote.
“It,s The Hermitage… What’s not to like? Ranks right up there with The Louvre. The architecture, decorations, painting, sculptures. A (must see), user wilfulRiverside_CA added.
The second place was given to the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City and the third in the list of 25 winners in total became the Art Institute of Chicago in Illinois.
The Hermitage is known as one of the largest and the oldest museums in the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. More than 2.5 million tourists visit it every year to see and enjoy its art collection.
News source: Independent Nonprofit Organization In Serbia