The Hermitage`s day in St. Petersburg.
One of the most visited museums in the world will celebrate its feast at the 7th of December - the day of the saint patron Catherine II.
Traditionally, the 7th of December, the doors to all the exhibitions of one of the most visited museums in our time are open to visitors for free. This year will not be an exception. The Hermitage, as before, will wait for guests on this day.
December, 7th - St. Catherine's Day. However, this winter day has gained its significance not only for the bearers of this beautiful name, but also for world culture in general.
This day is also considered to be the Day of the Hermitage: its first collection was purchased by Catherine II, and now the festival is held on the day of the heavenly patroness of the Russian Empress.