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Royal Palace and park in Petergof ~ St.Petersburg, Russia ~ sometimes it is called Russian Versailles                                                                                                                                                      More

Royal Palace & Park in Petergof, St.Petersburg, Russia ~ sometimes called Russian Versailles

St. Petersburg, Russia -    Peterhof (Petrodvorets), a breathtaking palace also known as the Russian Versailles. The [lavish] Winter Palace, as well as The Winter Canal, and St.Isaac’s Cathedral, are just a few of the must-see sites. Here, tradition is recognized, remembered and celebrated.

Petersburg, Russia - Peterhof (Petrodvorets), a breathtaking palace also known as the Russian Versailles. The [lavish] Winter Palace, as well as The Winter Canal, and St.Isaac’s Cathedral.

Petergof, or Peterhof (Dutch/German for "Peter's Court"), known as Petrodvorets as well. Actually it presents a series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great, and sometimes called the "Russian Versailles". The palace-ensemble is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, established at the beginning of the 18th century and saved until our time.

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, St. Petersburg, Russia, created by Russian Emperor Peter The Great in 1714-1725. This was Peter's Summer Palace that he would use on his way coming and going from Europe through the harbor at Kronshtadt, close to St. Petersburg, Russia

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.

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.

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