The most important
The former summer residence of the Russian Emperors founded by Peter the Great, 20 km apart from St Petersburg and now the world famous park with fountains and palace museum ensemble of the 18-19th century Russian art in the town of Petrodvorets. Drawings and notes on documents dates back to 18th century show that the overall plan and the detailed design of some architectural elements belong to Peter the Great. He commissioned the known French architect Jean-Baptist Leblon (the apprentice of Andre Le Notre, celebrated author of the parks of Versailles) to make the Great Palace and park planning.
During the tour you will admire the Great Palace interiors of 18-19th centuries and see the different fountain cascades in the park on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.
Cost: 5500 RUB
Duration: 4 hours
Type of the tour: walking
The tour is available on English and Russian
Museum and park admittance fee is not included.