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Museums and theaters in Moscow
Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre, or The Great Theatre, is a theater in Moscow where ballets, operas and theatrical performances are staged: the theater is also associated with a dance company, the Bolshoi Ballet. The theater is one of the most famous and renowned temples of classical ballet in the world. The building was built in 1824 based on a design by architect Andrei Mikhailov, to replace the Petrovka theatre, destroyed by fire in 1805. The new theater was inaugurated on 18 January 1825 with the ballet Cendrillon by Fernando Sor. Until around 1840 the theater presented only Russian works.

Armory Palace
The Moscow Armory Palace houses one of the most famous museums of applied arts in all of Russia. It is located inside the Kremlin and dates back to 1581. On the two floors of the palace it is possible to admire historical weapons, jewels, royal insignia and exclusive pieces of gold and silver craftsmanship. The permanent exhibition of the Diamond Fund is also housed inside, where fine pieces of artisanal jewellery, relics of the tsars and precious gems are on display. Overall, the Armory Palace has more than 4,000 pieces on display.

Tretyakov State Gallery
The Tretyakov Gallery presents the largest and most beautiful collection of Russian art in the world, from icons of the medieval period to paintings of the early 20th century. Its history begins in 1856 when Pavel Mikhailovich Tretyakov began purchasing works of art from Russian artists of the time, with the aim of creating a collection that could one day become a national museum. In 1892 Tretyakov donated his now famous collection to the Nation. During the 20th century the gallery expanded to incorporate several surrounding buildings, including the church of San Nicola in Tolmachi.

Pushkin Museum
The Pushkin Museum houses an exceptional collection of paintings of French Impressionism and European art of the 13th-20th centuries and also archaeological finds from ancient civilizations such as the Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Greco-Roman ones including the Treasure of Priam. The museum exhibits famous works by artists Agnolo Bronzino, Paolo Pagani, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Vincent Van Gogh, and others.

Moscow Polytechnic Museum
At the beginning, the purpose of the Polytechnic Museum was that of an exhibition organized in memory of Peter the Great, a great science enthusiast. Since then, the museum has continued to evolve and present technical advances in all sectors, from transport to metallurgy, passing through cosmonautics and automation.

Moscow Historical Museum
The State Historical Museum of Russia was built in 1881 according to the project of the well-known architect Scherwood and is protected by UNESCO. The Historical Museum, in addition to the building in the center of Moscow, has an area in the Ismaylovo district, where they will be transferred the exposition from the Monastery of the Virgins, returned to the Russian Orthodox Church. In August 2010 it hosted a major exhibition of masterpieces from the Louvre and Versailles, one of the major events of the year for France in Russia and Russia in France.
Museums and theaters in St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Theatre
The Mariinsky Theater owes its name to Princess Maria Aleksandrovna, although in the past it was officially known as the Kirov Theater or as the National Academy of Opera and Ballet, and, in tsarist times, the Imperial Theater of St. Petersburg. It is a historic theater where operas and ballets are performed in St. Petersburg. The Mariinsky Ballet dance company is affiliated with the theater.

Maly Theater - Theater of Europe
Also known as the Dodin Theatre, named after Lev Abramovic Dodin, his greatest mentor. The Maly Theater is located on Ulitsa Rubinsteina, near the famous Nevsky Prospekt. The theater was founded in 1944 in old Leningrad. After an initial period of minimal activity, the theater managed by a small troupe that performed shows in the Leningrad Region, saw great success only from the 1970s. In fact, in these years Maly's productions became famous and tours in many European and non-European countries followed one another, becoming the symbol of a reborn Russian dramatic art. The name Theater of Europe was recognized in 1998 when it joined the Union of European Theaters under pressure from the Italian theater director Giorgio Strehler.

Mikhailovsky Theatre
The Mikhailovsky Theater is one of the oldest in Russia. Founded in 1833 on ukaz (dictate of the Tsar, the Government or a religious leader, which had the force of law) of Tsar Nicholas I and dedicated above all to hosting performances by foreign theater companies, especially French ones. Today, however, mostly Russian artists perform there.

Hermitage Museum
The Hermitage was built in 1764, on the orders of Catherine the Great, with the aim of housing the collection of Western paintings in the imperial residence. For over two centuries, the collection has only grown, and at present it can undoubtedly be said to be the richest in the world. Currently the Hermitage has more than 300 exhibition rooms, and over 16,000 paintings, 600,000 prints and drawings and 12,000 sculptures. The Hermitage is made up of 5 blocks, located in the historic center of St. Petersburg, on the bank of the Neva River.

Russian Museum
The Russian Museum is a single architectural complex, which includes the Mikhailov Palace, the Marble Palace, the Mikhailov Castle and the Stroganov Palace.

Mikhailovsky Palace – The Mikhailov Palace is an excellent example of nineteenth-century Russian architecture. Inside, masterpieces created between the twelfth and seventeenth centuries are exhibited, as well as works by the St. Petersburg Academy of Art and the avant-garde of the early twentieth century.

Marble Palace – The Marble Palace is a unique testimony to the architecture of the second half of the eighteenth century. Inside the palace there is an exhibition dedicated to the memory of Konstantin Romanov, the last inhabitant of the residence, and various permanent exhibitions, including: 'The Ludwig's Museum in the Russian Museum and Rzhevsky Brothers Collection'.

Stroganov Palace – The Stroganov Palace is a masterpiece of Baroque art. For almost two centuries, the palace belonged to the Stroganov dynasty, one of the most enlightened families of the tsar's period. The Russian Porcelain Gallery is one of the collections permanently displayed in the Museum; Furthermore, the numerous contemporary paintings by Russian and European artists are worth mentioning.

Mikhailovsky Castle – The castle was built with the intention of being the residence of Paul I (Catherine the Great's son). But Paul only lived there for 40 days, after which he was murdered inside the same residence. In 1823, it was given to the Nicholas College of Engineering and for this reason it was nicknamed "The Engineers' Castle". The following collections are exhibited in the museum: 'Antique Subjects in Russian Art' and 'The Epoch of Renaissance and Creative Oeuvre of Russian Artists'.

Peter and Paul Fortress
Work on the construction of the Peter and Paul Fortress began on May 27, 1703, on the orders of Peter the Great, with the aim of protecting the areas surrounding the Neva River. The Fortress was designed on the model of an irregular hexagon, with bastions at the corners. Work on this masterpiece of Baroque architecture was completed in 1733. The Fortress tower is the highest point in the city (122.5 metres). At the beginning of the nineteenth century, members of the imperial family were buried inside the structure. Despite initial intentions, the fortress was never used for defensive purposes, but as a prison. Inside the fortress numerous permanent exhibitions, including: 'The St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Grand Dukes Vault', 'The History of the Mint', 'History of Old St. Petersburg', the children's museum 'The Street of Time', 'The prison of the Trubetskoy Bastion' 'The Printing House' and 'Neva Panorama'. Every day at 12.00 as per ritual the cannons of the fortress fire blank shots.

St. Isaac's Cathedral
St. Isaac's Cathedral is one of the most interesting monuments of Russian art and neo-classical architecture of the 19th century. The wonderful dome of the Cathedral is the fourth largest in the world after San Pietro in Vaticano in Rome, San Paolo in London and Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence. It was built between 1818 and 1858 to a design by the French architect August Montferrand. Since 1931 it has become a museum. The origins of the Cathedral are more ancient. In fact, already under Tsar Peter I a church was consecrated in this place with the name of Saint Isaac, a monk who lived in Byzantium in the 4th century AD. Peter the Great was born on the day dedicated to the Saint (30 May 1672) and decided therefore to dedicate one of the first churches built in the city to him.

Central Navy Museum
The Central Navy Museum was founded in 1709, near the Ministry of the Navy, following a decree issued by Peter the Great. The Museum contains over 600,000 works, making the collection one of the richest among naval museums. Among the collections on display, in ten different rooms, are historic military uniforms, paintings by famous artists, medals and war trophies. Also worth mentioning is the collection of flags, one of the most renowned and complete in all of Russia.

A.V. Suvorov State Memorial Museum
The first Russian memorial museum, in commemoration of the great military leader A.V Suvorov (1730-1800) was founded in 1904, thanks to publicly subscribed contributions. The authors of the project used motifs typical of Russian architecture, adding typical features of fortresses. The facades of the palace are decorated with two monumental mosaics: one of them depicts Suvorov leaving Konchanskoye for the Italian campaign of 1799, while the other depicts Suvorov crossing the Alps. Objects belonging to Suvorov are exhibited inside the museum , such as his uniform, medals and war trophies, as well as documents, books, paintings, flags, pennants and various clothes, for a total of more than 100,000 objects.

State Theater and Music Museum, Alexandrinsky Theatre
The State Museum of Theater and Music, located in Ostrovsky Square, is one of the major creations of the famous Carlo Rossi, and was built between the end of 1820 and the beginning of 1830 by decree of Empress Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I of Russia. The collections displayed inside come from the archives belonging to the management of the imperial theaters, and from private collections belonging to various theatres. Currently, 450 exhibitions are on display in the theater, testifying to 250 years of history. Today, plays by Russian and foreign classical authors are performed there.

Yusupov Palace (Moyka Palace)
The Yusupov Palace was the home of the rich and powerful Yusupov family, great art collectors. There are many riches preserved inside the palace, including the sumptuous chandeliers, the candelabras that adorn every room, and the welcoming private theater. The rooms are all valuable, the materials used are very rich, the decorations, the columns, the marbles, the furniture express the maximum possibilities of the time. Rasputin's assassination took place within the walls of this palace. In the underground room where it happened there is a small wax museum with the re-enactment of the event, where the figures of Gregori Rasputin and the young Yusupov are also represented.
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