If you are looking for something to take home from St. Petersburg, which is authentic, locally made, world famous and at the same time functional – then it is no doubt it is porcelain.
You can find the items produced by Imperial Manufactory in the most famous museums in the world, e.g. the Hermitage, the British Museum in London, the Metropolitan Museum in New York and in private collections of kings, presidents.
Imperial Porcelain Manufactory of St. Petersburg was established in 1744 and was the first porcelain manufactory in Russia and the third in Europe.
Private Master Class "Porcelain Painting" includes a guided tour around Imperial Porcelain Manufactory with a local guide. During this tour the guide will tell you about the history of the manufactory. You will visit several departments of art porcelain. At the end of the tour you will visit the Gallery of Modern Porcelain and a factory shop where you can buy unique Russian porcelain at the best prices in Saint Petersburg. The tour around Imperial Porcelain Manufactory lasts for about an hour.
We also highly recommend including a master class of porcelain painting into the tour. You will not only get absolutely unusual souvenirs, but also the brightest, the most pleasant and the most unusual memories of your trip to Russia.
The duration of the master class is about 1.5 hour