2013-115 years anniversary of the 1st national Art museum in Russia, located In a Michael's palace which is a great example of Russian classism of the 1st half of the 19th century it holds a great collection of Russian art about 400000 pieces from 10th century till 21st. Nowadays the Russian art is not known to most guest from USA and Europe but on the edge of the 20 th century Russia was famous around the world for it's Art school and masters. Russian avangard painters such as Malevich and Filonov are well known in the world. Famous church of our Saviour on the spilled blood build in 1907 is near by, we'll go inside to see more then 75 000 sq. ft of mosaics covering all the church from the inside, we will drive around the city center with a photo stops near the main attractions : palace square, Nevsky prospect, St.Isaak cathedral, Michael's castle and a boat ride along the rivers and canals will be a highlight of our tour. Peter the Great, the founder of our city, planned it as a Venice of the North, so the most beautiful views are from the waterside. After the tour ends, we will take you back to the port or hotel, or drop you off in any place convenient to you.