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Peterhof is perhaps St Petersburg's most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. The Grand Palace, filled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. Peter's personal Palace ” Monplaisir”, built in Dutch style, is located just near the sea.
The palaces at Peterhof sit amidst an enormous park, adorned with fountains, statues and pavilions. Numbers are limited to 6 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.


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Description

The Upper Garden, located between the St Petersburg highway and the Grand Palace, is a typical French-style formal garden with five fountains including one depicting Neptune, the God of the Sea.
Peterhof palaces and parks, conceived by the Peter the Great as a seaside residence are unmatched in Europe. Grand Palace is a Grand residence, designed to capture the imagination of foreign visitors, scope and luxury. The cozy” Monplaisir” – the favourite Palace of Peter I(the Emperor did not like large spaces)this is the first picture gallery in Russia. Next is the wing, where Catherine the Great lived, even before becoming Empress and how she went on to do a coup. Everything here is history!
The estate’s Lower Park lies between the Grand Palace and the seashore and boasts the world’s largest system of fountains, earning it 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, which features 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 definitely worth seeing!
After visiting the Palace and walking through the Park you will enjoy a marine boat trip back to the city center. It takes only 30 minutes.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Private tour of the Peterhof (Petrodvorets) palace, one of St Petersburg’s most popular attractions
  • Explore the world’s largest system of fountains at the gorgeous Grand Cascade
  • Relax in the beautiful Lower Park and Upper Gardens
  • Enjoy transportation by car or mini-van
  • Small-group tour to ensure a more personalized experience
  • Boat-trip way back

 

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks

 

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Booking details

Pricing Type – Per person
Maximum travelers – 6
Age groups – ADULT (12-80)
Languages offered on activity/tourEnglish only
Booking confirmation method – Instant Confirmation
Cut-off Time – 24 hours
Duration – 5 hours

Departure

Departure Time – 10 am
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Departure location

Name – Your hotel in St. Petersburg
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Return Location – Your hotel in St. Petersburg

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