If you're in St. Petersburg it is definitely worth the day. The castle is beautifully rebuilt - it was destroyed by the nazis - although a little too new and too shiny, but time will help.
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A few miles from Saint Petersburg is the Palace and Gardens of Peter The Great on the Baltic. It's a combination of Palaces and gardens seen all over the major European Cities like Vienna, Paris or elsewhere. The Gardens and fountains remind me of the...More
Spectacular fountains and water systems. Lovely walks and views. Such a treat to be able to walk to the sea even on a windy day.
Although this is named the Grand Palace it's opulence doesn't do the name justice. The Russian nobility certainly knew how to spend - Catherine the Great was no exception. You can imagine how the gardens looked in her day - even today they are magnificent...More
Simply another must see sight in St Petersburg. If you miss this, you have not seen St Petersburg. I have not seen any more beautiful fountains - even Versailles fountains are not as spectacular. If you are short of time, you don't have to come...More
The opulence is overwhelming. An insight into another era. The gardens and fountains are truly magical and so perfect it doesn't seem real.
this is such a gorgeous place. the gold color statues every where with the fountains were just gorgeous! no matter where you stand , all you want to do is take picture and look and look so you can remember it forever. you just dont...More
We arrived at 8:30am and toured the Palace with our Vikings tour guide, before the massive crowds arrived. Afterwards we toured the gorgeous lower gardens that were in full bloom. At 11:00 we viewed the stunning Grand Cascades fountains turning on . (160 in total...More