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The modest palace is set amid the lovely Summer Gardens, where Peter the Great held "assemblies" attended by aristocrats eager to maintain their social standing.
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Kutuzova Emb., 2, St. Petersburg 191187, Russia
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Take a stroll through the immaculate alleys or find a bench and admire the views. The summer garden is an ideal place to escape the summer heat or the crowds of tourists.

Thank Boyana T
Reviewed 2 August 2018

A cool parkland on a hot day. The fountains are varied as are the statues. Yes, confined mainly to the wide paths and also busy BUT unlike places abroad there is no-one behaving behaving either selfishly or loudly - just people enjoying the peace and...More

Thank Alan186346
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Good place for an evening stroll. Actually rather busy, and much of the green space is fenced off. But it is good for people watching, and the fountains are fun. Lots of snacks available too.

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Nice to walk with friends or kids , beautiful and big park with many things to see. Easy to access. Especially in good weather I suggest it!

Thank Nantia L
Reviewed 27 June 2018

If you have a camera or cell phone you just have to visit here. The views of the gardens are nothing short of spectacular. We were there at 10:00 when the fountains come to life. Unbelievable!

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Generally, the parks in Petersburg are so beautiful! The date back to 18-19 th century, the trees as quite witnesses remember mostly the tsar epoque, generously producing fresh air to the visitors needing some relax. You will meet there a lot of P' s inhabitants,...More

Thank Mili S
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The garden is the main attraction here. In fact at our visit the palace was closed for works. Lots of pathways to stroll with plenty of fountains, its a lovely place on the river bank

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 13 October 2017

2-floor "summer" home for Peter I (he lived on the bottom floor ) and Catherine (she lived upstairs). His aim was for this to look like Venice. You be the judge (we've been to Venice and, in our opinion... not so much). Peter-party-head like to...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a good place to come, just to sit for a while and chill. There are lots of seating area's, some ponds, lots of flowers, and loads of fountains, and many statues. Even if there are lots of people around, you can usually find...More

Thank sally j
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Splendid place, regreshing. Statues, fountains, history and culture, source for celebrated Pushkin Queen of Spades. Nicely renovated, with plates explaining about every object/building/garden. Entrances from the 2 opposited sides, from the Neva embarkment or from the Mikhailovsky Palace. No parking.

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