Platinum was discovered by chance and initially only used as buckshot for hunting. Then, for almost 20 years, coins were minted from this precious metal. But that abruptly stopped. Below is the Russian story of platinum.
The main museum complex of the Hermitage includes four buildings, with a total of 400 halls in them! To rapidly cover them all, you’ll need a whole day; and you’ll need about two-three days to get a proper look. What about seeing all the best ones in one visit? Well, it’s possible, but only if you read our handy guide!