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Aleksandria Historical Park

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Peterhof Cottage

The Peterhof Cottage is a hidden gem inside the gardens and well worth a visit. A huge amount of... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Polokwane, South Africa
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At Peterhof you can also explore the 284-acre Alexandria Park adjacent to the Lower Gardens. The... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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26 Jul 2017
“Peterhof Cottage”
1 Jun 2017
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Razvodnaya, 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516, Russia
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The Peterhof Cottage is a hidden gem inside the gardens and well worth a visit. A huge amount of original items displayed as used by the family in their summer cottage; from a fully laid dining room table to personal items such as photos and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

At Peterhof you can also explore the 284-acre Alexandria Park adjacent to the Lower Gardens. The park, named for Empress Alexandria was used as a summer residence by the Romanovs. The park has several historic buildings and some lovely views. There are no fountains, statues...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank GranddaddyDom
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very nice historical park under the theme of Tsarina Sasha) In the middle of the park there's a hero's torch that never extinguishes the fire, at any case, it was very nice to see the surrounding houses, that they are very calm in the park

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

As a part of Peterhof complex of palaces, cottages, fountains, alleys,ponds, chapels, some churches, statues and parks, this Aleksandria Historical Park stands out with its refined landscaped surface. It is located on the shore of the Gulf of Finland to the east of the Lower...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 2 January 2017

There is lots to see and learn of the things from past. It does involve long walks and can be tiring.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank KhalidNavigator
Reviewed 6 July 2016

After viewing the fountains, the main attraction, we wandered around the lower gardens for a good half hour, seeing and learning about the trick fountains, and other water features located in the gardens

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Having arranged a tour of the Peterhof Fountains, we learned that it included a tour of the Aleksandria Park. It was pretty but not something we would have purposely chose to do. Our tour started early from the cruise ship pier. Took about an hour...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed 11 September 2015

the lower half of it was under massive reconstruction this summer. but there is still enough to visit and to look at in the upper part of the park. several palaces and pavillons, the gothic church, several bridges and monuments. all in good shape. it's...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Januarius Z
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The gardens are amazing, all run on natural water and flow. The walking paths are kept perfect. And the start up of the main fountain at 11:00 is very nice. Must check out all the trickster fountains and the main path one at 3:00. Great...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank lgpanther
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