Closed: Mondays and the last Tuesday of every month
Distance from the hotel: 32 km
The Peterhof royal estate is a spectacular series of palaces, gardens, and fountains that were developed by Peter the Great. Peterhof is a series of palaces and gardens, sometimes called the “Russian Versailles”. It is located about twenty kilometers west and six kilometers south of St.Petersburg. Building of the palace and park ensemble and a landing-stage for boats bound for Kotlin Island began in the early 1700s. Peterhofs unique network of fountains has brought it worldwide acclaim. The better-known Great Cascade, consisting of 64 fountains. The palace-ensemble is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.