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Peterhof – a town of fountains (Saint Petersburg)

Welcome to Peterhof! We're going to enjoy a magnificent stroll among its fountains, leafy promenades, and golden statues. It's usually considered that Peterhof was founded in 1714 – we can be quite clear about this, because it was an entirely new project, the brainchild of Emperor Peter the Great, and built on a fresh, greenfield site – there had only been woods and rivers here before then. His idea in ...

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