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Peterhof, 5 hours

Peterhof is located 29 km from Saint Petersburg. In the past, it was an exquisite summer residence for Russian tsars, world famous for its palaces and fountains just on the shore of the Gulf of Finland. It is an outstanding example of the palace architecture. There are 11 museums in Peterhof, you can visit small palaces (Cottage, Monplaisir, Marli, Hermitage, Catherine's pavillion, Bath pavillion). 

Nowadays, the whole complex includes the Grand Palace, the Lower and the Upper Parks with several park pavilions, 150 fountains and five monumental cascades. The Grand Palace was redesigned by B. Rastrelly, the favourite architect of Peter`s daughter, Elizabeth, in the mid 18th century. The palace keeps collections of Russian and European paintings, sculpture, furniture, porcelain and crystal ware. From the marble terrace of the Grand Palace, there is a magnificent view over the Grand Cascade, made up of waterfalls, 64 fountains and 37 statues.

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