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Peterhof Palace half day trip from Saint Petersburg

Availability: Daily
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English, Italian, Spanish
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  • See the majestic summer residence of the Tsars
  • Admire rich, gorgeous interiors
  • View the paintings and porcelain collection
  • Stroll the gardens, home to 100 fountains
What to expect

If you visit St. Petersburg for more than one day, you must visit the magnificent Peterhof Palace, the summer residence of the Russian Tsars, located about 30 km far from St. Petersburg on the Baltic Sea.

During the drive, you will learn the history of the palace's foundation and interesting details associated with the vicinity of St. Petersburg. Upon arrival, we will visit the Grand Palace and see the impressive interiors designed in different styles. See the ballroom, Chinese living rooms and the oak cabinet of Peter’s I epoch, among others.

Also in the Palace, you will see a collection of porcelain masterpieces, furniture, paintings and portraits that belonged to the royal family.

Next, visit the Lower Park, comprised of more than 100 fountains, where you will see the spectacular main Cascade with a statue of Samson fighting against the lion, symbolizing the victory of Russia over Sweden.

Next, go down to the Baltic Sea, to admire this panorama, where you will will see the palace where Peter I lived with his family while using the Grand Palace for festivities and official meetings. The Russian Tsar preferred to live simply, but always near the sea.

You'll also see the fountains of jokes, fountain sun and the Cascade Chess Mountain decorated with sculptures and gold dragons.

  • Great Lower Park
  • Grand Cascade
  • Cascade Chess Mountain
  • Palace of Peter The Great
  • Panorama of Baltic sea
  • Fountain of jokes
  • Gold fountains
  • Monument to Peter the Great
  • Go inside Grand Palace
  • Gorgeous rich interiors
  • Collection of paintings and porcelain
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What's included
  • Fast track entry
  • Guided tour
Meeting point:
  • Meet at Fine Arts Square in St. Petersburg, in frount of monument to Alexander Pushkin
What to remember
  • All local guides have received top-notch training and are fluent in English, Italian, Spanish
  • Minimum purchase is 2 tickets
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  • Daily at 9:00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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