I had booked this on Wednesday and was met by Marina and another couple by Alexander's column (BTW Marina has a board with her name and your names printed on it. As there are quite a few tours which meet at the column). Marina whisked us through a separate door and into the…
I had a wonderful small group tour here. Our guide was very knowledgeable and covered a lot in the time we were there. When you see the line up for tickets you are glad to be able to skip it!!
Katia was our guide and we could not have had anyone with more knowledge and patience. The Hermitage is enormous but is made more manageable with a guide who takes you to the most memorable art works..
Katiya was an excellent and enthusiastic guide in the massive Hermitage. She gave us insight into the art that we could not have possibly gained ourselves. Quicker entry is another plus.
We toured the Hermitage with Olga. She was very knowledgable about the building, its history and artwork. And her English was excellent. Highly recommend.