We travel 60 km away from the city to visit the royal Peterhof Palace and Gardens.
297031—that’s the number of museum objects in world-famous Peterhof. Located near the seashore of the Gulf of Finland, Peterhof Palaces, Gardens and Parks are spread over more than four hundred hectares, and include thirty-one museums. Interiors, as usual in Russia, are all made of gold.
The Peterhof Grand Palace open hours: 10.30 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, except Mondays Peterhof Fountain Park: Open all year round, but in winter season (October – May) the fountains are closed. They start operating in the end of April. The season start is marked by a beautiful Fountain Festival. In 2017 the Fountain Festival is planned on May 20. During May – September the park is open from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.