Peterhof Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia) Reviews
Description:The palace of Peterhof was located west of the city on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The first palace was built on ... more
Peterhof Palace (St. Petersburg, Russia) ... the site around 1707, very near the foundeing of the city itself. Its position - across from Peter's fortress island of Kronstadt made t / The palace of Peterhof was located west of the city on the coast of the Gulf of Finland. The first palace was built on the site around 1707, very near the foundeing of the city itself.
Newest Review: ... end of which is the small Marly Palace. This just served to emphasise that the Peterhof is not just one palace but several, all in the same grounds. Alongside the pond is the orchard of cherry and apple trees. These small trees are set out formally between the pond and the ramparts that separate the gardens from the Gulf of Finland beyond. Here there is a flight of steps that you can ... more
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by - written on 19/10/10, updated on 20/10/10 (Very useful, 102 readings)
One of our St Petersburg excursions was to the Peterhof, one of Peter the Great's fabulous palaces, which is situated across the Gulf of Finland from the main part of the city, or at least, that part of it into which St Petersburg's river, the Neva, empties. Our coach took us on a circuitous route from our ship, to get there. It was about an hour's journey in all. In fact, our visit was only for an afternoon and so we didn't get to see very much more than the lower gardens. We would have loved to have seen the palace itself but that would have required a whole day and we simply didn't have the time available to us. However, what we did see was ... Read the complete review
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