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Summer Garden, Saint Petersburg, Russia

 
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Distance from city center: 3.5mi
tibi60's pictureby tibi60 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 24th of September, 2010
Peter the Great did many great things (no pun intended), and this amazing garden is one of them. The emperor was actually involved in planning the garden, and he did a pretty good job of it.

Apart from the park's amazingly ordered layout, another interesting thing about it are the beautiful statues that literally litter the place. They were imported from Europe, especially for the enjoyment of the nobility who frequently attended balls in the garden.

There are several pavilion around the garden, as well as fountains and other decorations. It is a great place for a stroll, after which you can enjoy a hot drink at the Tea House or Coffee House located on the premises.

Address:
Palace Embankment, 2, St Petersburg, Russia, 191186

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
10 am to 9 pm

 
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