Peterhof Palace

Peterhof Palace

The Russian Versailles, a palace built of gold and marble

Location: 

Razvodnaya ulitsa, 2, St Petersburg, Russia, 198516

Duration: 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Journey: 

personal highlights

  1. Peterhof Palace: built by Peter the Great as a response to Versaille
  2. Russian Tsars: old-style ruling monarchs until the Russian Revolution
  3. No photography: I never like it when it's forbidden to take pictures!
  4. UNESCO: protected together with the old center of St. Petersburg

image sources

  1. golden statue of Peter the Great
  2. Asian tourists posing with actors
  3. Russian babushka souveniers
  4. decorative golden peak
  5. fountain and water channel

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