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Perm State Art Gallery, Perm

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Explore the collection of wooden sculptures of Christ and the saints of the Russian Orthodox church, created by local professional and amateur craftsman, at Perm State Art Gallery. Housed within a former Orthodox cathedral built in the 19th century, the gallery features a vast collection of Russian and non-Russian art spanning centuries. Its collection of over 40,000 items includes portraits, landscapes, and pictures from the 16th century onwards. Admire the remnants of the cathedral structure preserved in the gallery, and sign up for an educational workshop or lecture during your visit. Guided individual and group visits are offered by gallery staff. Be sure to call ahead for opening hours and English-speaking guide availability. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Perm State Art Gallery by using our Perm vacation planning app.
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  • The whole gallery is situated inside an old church, and the iconostasis is still visible from all three levels of the gallery. It is truly amazing to get so close to such incredible woodwork. The...  more »
  • Despite a rather small area the gallery located in a former cathedral building possesses a splendid collection of Russian art of the 15th-20th centuries, including icons and avantguard. The works of....  more »
  • Very informative... Has the essence of Russia through different time periods
  • It is quiet and has a marvellous collection, including very intricate and interesting religious art. I enjoyed the experience tremendously, and highly recommend it.

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