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Private Tour of Peterhof Palace and Gardens

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    Peterhof State Museum Preserve
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Come and discover Peterhof - St. Petersburg's most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. Located on the sea shore The Grand Palace and park complex of Peterhof with its unique array of fountains is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world. Peterhof is perhaps St. Petersburg's most famous and luxurious Imperial estate. The Grand Palace, filled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. The palace at Peterhof sits amidst an enormous park, adorned with fountains, statues and pavilions. The Upper Garden is a typical French-style formal garden with five fountains including one depicting Neptune, the God of the Sea. The estate's Lower Park lies between the Grand Palace and the seashore and boasts the world's largest system of fountains, earning the title the "Russian Versailles". The park's unique fountain system was designed in the 18th century and doesn't require the use of any pumps to operate the fountains. There are three major cascades and over 140 fountains in the park. The most impressive is the Grand Cascade, located directly below the Grand Palace and featuring an impressive golden statue of Samson grasping the mighty jaws of the lion. The park's other cascades feature black and white chess board designs, Chinese dragons and numerous other features are definitely worth seeing!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
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    4h
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Transport in a comfortable car or minivan
    • local guide
    • Bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof State Museum Preserve
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    • Food
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • The fountains operate from early May to early October
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a short tour of Peterhof and gardens with Andromeda Tours. Our guide for the day Alla, picked us up from our hotel and as we drove down the city she gave us a brief history of the palaces, Russian history and many other fun trivia about the area. She was very pleasant and
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    By: Andromeda Tours
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    30
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    298
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    30
    Maria was a superstar guide
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