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The summer garden was originally only for Russian royalty and laid out with fountains and statues for their pleasure. Its a cool spot for a frequent hot day in ST Petersburg, but seems to be a bit shy on benches to sit and contemplate your...More
I think we must have taken a path that bypassed some of the more interesting features in this garden, as although it was a pleasant, leafy park, we did not come across many fountains, statues and points of interest.
Large parts of this garden consist of gravel/sand paths bordered by high lattice fences filed with trees along their entire length. Even at its prettiest end, where the Fountains are - the Neva River end - they are enclosed also. It all feels, therefore, too...More
Not usual to have hot days in Saint Petersburg. It happend to us this year. We decide to have a walk in the summer garden that I haven't seen since the renovation. A pleasure to stay there and enjoy the freshness.
I have a vivid...More
A peaceful place in the center of the city. If you want to relax and plunge into history, you defenitely have to visit the Summer Garden. Trees, fountains, old statues and river. Two cafes. You can spend here from 15 min to all day.
Summer Garden (Letniy Sad) is a great place to visit. It offers an uniquer combination of beautiful sculptures & fountains, deep history and relaxing atmosphere. Garden has only a few entrances/exists, so it might be useful to have a plan/map (unless you visited the garden...More
The Summer Garden (Letny Sad) has been restored to its original vision quite recently. It bedazzles you with a delicate combination of nature and sculpture in visually arresting design. The Summer Garden is relatively small in size and it is worth exploring its lanes and...More
Everything one could want in an urban garden park. Luxembourg garden in Paris came to mind for the peacefulness, but the statuary and fountains made the pleasure even greater. Every side is charming - Neva, a canal, the castle, and the park leading over to...More
Its a beautiful Garden and you can easily spend a good summer afternoon here with friends and family. It has a small summer palace too. You can take a visit it with paid tickets.
The garden is big and had many structures along with some...More