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Private Tour: Constantine Palace - Official Residence of the Russian President - and Traditional Russian 3-course Lunch with Russian Vodka
Official Residence of the Russian President""After pickup from your hotel in St Petersburg your guide will take you to the Constantine Palace located in Strelna settlement. The former summer residence of Russian tsars is a masterpiece of Russian architecture of the 18th century and lies on the beautiful south coast of Gulf of Finland near St. Petersburg.In 1716 during Peter the Great’s trip abroad
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Russian Ballet Evening and 3-course Traditional Russian Lunch in Saint-Petersburg
"A driver will pick you up at the hotel lobby and drive you to the centrally located Russian restaurant. Here you will taste the famous courses of Russian cuisine such as fresh cabbage salad with apple vinegret (Old-style Russian salad with cooked and pickled vegetables) Shchi (Russian cabbage soup) with sour cream chicken cutlet ""Pozharskaya"" with tomato sauce hot pancake with fruit spread chicken fricassee in mushroom sauce Kasha (buckwheat porridge with onion). And of course
From $149.00
 
River Boat Trip in Saint Petersburg
"Take the cruise along the Golden Ring of the Northern Venice with the views on the St. Nicholas Cathedral Mariinsky Theatre Moika River Embankment New Holland island Stroganov and Mariinsky Palaces St. Isaac’s Cathedral General Staff Building
From $120.00

More General in Peterhof

Among Seven Wonders of Russia

When visiting Saint Petersburg don’t miss an opportunity to see Peterhof. The Peterhof Museum Complex is rightfully regarded as the "capital of fountains." Included in the state register of most...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
May 03, 2015

Gulf of Finland in Peterhof

The Gulf of Finland is the easternmost arm of the Baltic Sea. It extends between Finland (to the north) and Estonia (to the south) all the way to Saint Petersburg, where the river Neva drains into it....
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
May 02, 2015

Visiting Peterhof many times

I visited Peterhof many times. For the first time it happened in summer of 1968 when we travelled with my father around Pribaltika by our car and came to Leningrad (St Petersburg) to see my mother who...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
May 02, 2015

Peterhof Palace Complex

Upper Gardens - free of chargeLower Gardens - 500 rubles. Time sale: 9:00 - 16:45Automated ticket terminals to Lower Park located in the Palace Square and Adjustable Square.Grand Palace 1500...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
May 01, 2015

City of Fountains and Museums

This is how Peterhof is often called. I still keep the book I bought there. It is a book about Peterhof in English published in 1978.It's a mine of information about all the sights of Peterhof!...
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hunterV
Nov 03, 2011

Samson Fountain

This fountain is the centerpiece of the Grand Cascade. It has the biblical figure Samson prying open the jaws of a beast. This fountain commemorates the Russian victory over Sweden which guaranteed...
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sswagner
May 22, 2006
 
 
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Eve Fountain

Besides the Grand Cascade, there are a variety of fountains spread throughout the gardens of Peterhof. If one should have the fortune to visit the grounds on a nice day (as we had), then this will be...
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sswagner
May 22, 2006

Roman Fountains

These fountains echo the ones that can be found in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican. Peter the Great was much inspired by the gardens and palaces of Western Europe. In turn, he brought many concepts...
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sswagner
May 22, 2006

The canal

A canal connects the palace between the Gulf of Finland and the Grand Cascade. This has somewhat of a similarity with Versailles in France, except here, the canal links to an important waterway. When...
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sswagner
May 22, 2006

Peterhof Tickets

Tickets to the Great Palace cost 250 rubles in May 2003 (that's about 8 USD). It's not a bad price, but you will also have to pay another fee for any other building that you want to enter.As well,...
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Canadienne
Aug 19, 2003

Palace Fountains

We enjoyed wandering among the fountains so much that we never actually made it into any buildings other than the Great Palace (time was limited due to the schedule of the Hydrofoil). However, if you...
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Canadienne
Aug 19, 2003

Palace Pavilion

Only certain state rooms are open to the public, therefore I don't think we got to have a look at the interior of the pavilions (there is one on each side of the main section of the Great Palace)....
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Canadienne
Aug 19, 2003

Grand Cascade

The fountains of Peterhof are a big draw for tourists. . .and they do not disappoint. Walking the upper and lower grounds, checking of the varied jets and designs, was one of the most enjoyable parts...
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Canadienne
Aug 19, 2003

Just Some Considerations

My fondest memory has to be a late evening visit, with everything lit up and sparkling, including the famous fountains right near the main palace building!
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aliante1981
Jul 04, 2003

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Top Things to Do in Peterhof

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Grand Palace

The Grand Palace is focal point of famous "Russian Versaille". It all begin in 1720. The Peter the Great himself work on original plan for this estate. This is the largest of all Peterhof's palaces...
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The Grand Palace

The Grand Palace. Work on the construction of it began in 1714. Peter the Great himself drew sketches for the building. In 1745 the architect Bartholomeo Rastrelli started work on reconstructing the...
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Top 5 Peterhof Writers

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"Peterhof-Petrodvoretz"
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Canadienne

"Peterhof (Peter's Court)"
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grandmaR

"Peter the Great's Little Palace"
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jumpingnorman

"Peterhof and its amazing fountains"
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"Architectural Gem of Russia"
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