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Great Palace in Peterhof Day Tour

“Russian Versailles” and “fountain capital” – wonderful and awesome Peterhof, where every guest of the North capital should come. Palace and garden complex doesn’t have analogues in the world, and you will not find a place in the world where such number of sights are concentrated in one place.

Peterhof composes of 14 parks, 150 fountains, 5 water cascades. You will hear an amazing story about the creation of the main fountains of the Lower gardens and its technical characteristics. Also you can feed hand raised squirrels. =)

You will not forget an excursion to the Great Palace in Peterhof – the center of the whole palace and garden complex and one of the main creations of great B. Rastrelli. The exposition of the Palace – three and a half thousands of exhibits.

The Great palace was erected on the edge of Upper and Lower Gardens, it has a fancy façade décor and the glare of golden domes. Interiors are executed in glowing baroque and strict classicism.

per adult from

$197

AUD

Duration

6 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Professional licensed guide -6 hours
    • Skip the line admission tickets to the Big Palace the Small Palace,the Low park with main fountains
    • Comfortable vehicle with A/C and driver service- 6 hours
    • Entry/Admission - Grand Peterhof Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Grottoes of the Grand Cascade
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Razvodnaya St., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia

    The Grand Palace at Peterhof was designed to be the centerpiece of Peter the Great's "Russian Versaille". Around 1720, the Tsar gave up on attempts to establish his court at Strelna, mainly because the boggy ground proved entirely unsuitable for the canals and fountains that he envisioned. Moving his attentions further west to Peterhof, the Tsar began to draw up his own plans for the grounds and palace. Work had already begun on a modest palace, designed by Jean-Baptiste Le Blond, in 1714, and that building was completed in 1721.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia

    Guide to the park and gardens at Peterhof. Visitor information and history for the Peterhof Park and other major attractions at Peterhof, St Petersburg. ... Adjoining the Garden of Venus, the Garden of Bacchus was also begun during Peter's reign, although additions were made to its statuary and fountains throughout the 18th century. The same is true of the gardens around Monplaisir.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum, Nizhniy Park, 4, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198510 Russia

    Guide to Monplaisir Palace at Peterhof, St. Petersburg. Visitor information for Monplaisir and other attractions at Peterhof, near Saint Petersburg. ... Monplaisir. Peter the Great's pet project at Peterhof was this small but charming summer palace, which the Tsar designed by and for himself, although he sought the help of several architects to do so.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Grottoes of the Grand Cascade, Razvodnaya, 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516 Russia

    Until our days, the Grand cascade with the grottoes, preserved the integrity of architectural composition and artistic decoration. When transitioning from the Upper to the Lower grotto, one can see the authentic brickwork of Peter's time, the pipes, directing the water to the fountains of the Grand cascade, the scheme of the fountain conduit - a unique monument of the hydraulic art of the XVIII-XIX centuries.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Pulkovo Airport, St. Petersburg Russia
    Ports
    • Marine Facade
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by SPBMANIA

Activity ID: V-154166P16

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