Tour as part of a group
Duration: 7 hours
Departure point: ENGINEERNAYA STREET, 2-4
Peterhof, situated on the coast of the Gulf of Finland, is considered to be the most luxuriousresidence of the
Romanovs, although in the time of Peter the Great it was much more modest.Peterhof acquired its Versailles appearance during the reign of the Emperor's daughter Elizabeth.The Tsarina rebuilt the palace and gave it its current splendor.
Peterhof was the residence of the Romanovs for two centuries and here you can see the severestudy of the first
owner Peter the Great, t
he pompous ballroom decorated with the mirrors andgold carving of the period of Elizabeth and the classic-style interiors of the XIX century.
However, the biggest attraction of the royal summer residence is the park with its numerousfountains. You will take a walk through the famous park enjoying the beauty of the sculptures andsounds of the water from the fountains and waterfalls. From the esplanade in front of the GrandPalace you will admire the view of the Great Cascade and the famous Samson fountain. You willreach the coast of the Gulf of Finland that Peter the Great loved so much.