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Address: 2 Razvodnaya Street, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516, Russia
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+7 812 450-52-87
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

Once a formal garden built for Peter the Great, this popular park still has...

Once a formal garden built for Peter the Great, this popular park still has more than 80 of the original marble statues and sculptures and houses Peter's Summer Palace, a simply designed two-story building that now displays many of the ruler's own artifacts.

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The Grand Palace in Peterhof took my breath away

The palace was destroyed in WWII and is shut off from the public entering. However, the exterior has been rebuilt to the exact specifications of pre war Russia. It is... read more

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The palace was destroyed in WWII and is shut off from the public entering. However, the exterior has been rebuilt to the exact specifications of pre war Russia. It is phenomenal. But Peter the Great was more than your average Tsar. He was a builder and a man of foresight. He saw the importance of bringing the future to Russia... More 

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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Magnificent grounds, gorgeous architecture. Impressive and unique. Have traveled a lot, and never seen grounds as beautiful, even the grounds of Versailles (as impressive as they are) don't compare.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see. Amazing! The beauty of the island cannot be described in words. Go see it! Peter was a man ahead of his time.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The garden has many fountains, some very high. It runs steadily down to the canal. The house is also good.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is an hour’s drive from the city. This grand, long and narrow palace has minimal decoration. Architect Rastrelli's main stylistic flourishes are the two white pavilions with gilded cupolas at the end of the wings. Beige and white, the palace is majestic and provides a perfect backdrop both to the elegantly formal Upper Garden, and to the spectacular Grand... More 

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Alabaster, Alabama
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the most beautiful places we have visited anywhere in Europe. We were fortunate to be here for the turning on of the fountains. The beautiful scene of the fountains coming alive is greatly enhanced by the beautiful music accompaniment. The scenery surrounding this palace in overwhelming. It is definitely a must see on any trip to... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we visited the peterhof palace on our own, which turned out to be harder than we expeted. the site is very crowded and there're not so many peple who can speak english you won't miss a lot if you skip the grand palace, because it is too crowded and you can't even take pictures there we advise to spend more... More 

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Sawtell, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The palace, grounds and fountains are incredible, sadly so are the crowds. We went with a tour guide so we got in earlier. She negotiated the lengthy line of large tour groups to get us in and through the scrum/melee of coat check, bag check and slipper coverings for your shoes. TIP: put these inside out - not as slippery.... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

one of the best places to be visited in Saint Petersburg. Luxurious, beautiful and memorable . one of the trademarks

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Washington, DC
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing what one can do with water. I interior was great, but after awhile, there is only so much gold leaf you can take. The grounds are well laid out and a monument design and ingenuity.

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