The Peterhof Palace is a series of palaces and gardens located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. These Palaces and gardens are sometimes referred as the "Russian Versailles" The fountains are spectacular!
Peterhof Palace, close to St. Petersburg, created by Russian Emperor Peter The Great in This was Peter's Summer Palace that he would use on his way coming and going from Europe. These statues look like petrified men covered by gold!
Detail from a cupola of the chapel in the east wing of the Grand Palace , design by the architect Bartolomeo Francesco Rastrelli, Peterhof , near St Petersburg, Russia.