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St.Petersburg Imperial Residence: Catherine Palace and Peterhoff Gardens
10-AUG-2016 Paolo Peggi

St.Petersburg Imperial Residence: Catherine Palace and Peterhoff Gardens

The fountains of Peterhof are one of Russia's most famous tourist attractions, drawing millions of visitors every year. Fountains were intrinsic to Peter the Great's original plans for Peterhof - it was the impossibility of engineering sufficiently powerful jets of water that prompted him to move his attentions from the Strelna site to Peterhof - and subsequent generations competed with their predecessors to add grander and ever more ingenious water features to the parkland surrounding the Grand Palace.
( http://www.saint-petersburg.com/ )

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Pierre11-Oct-2016 23:31
Une vue absolument magnifique de cet endroit! V
Julie Oldfield01-Oct-2016 17:35
Stunning!
NealyBob01-Oct-2016 09:28
Awesome scene so beautifully captured~!V
Dennis Hoyne01-Oct-2016 02:35
Such a beautiful display! They must have huge supply of gold in Russia. V.
Frank Brault01-Oct-2016 01:31
A very impressive place and gorgeous image. V
Walter Otto Koenig30-Sep-2016 16:07
Cool perspective. Seems a popular destination. Easy to see why. "V"
janescottcumming30-Sep-2016 15:39
Impressive looking place and a great photo of it! V
Claude Gagnon30-Sep-2016 15:22
Beautiful place very nicely presented :)) V
Tom Munson30-Sep-2016 14:48
Great shot of this amazing view.
Jim Coffman30-Sep-2016 13:36
A very impressive pov! Well captured, Paolo...
Ika Zinka Eferl30-Sep-2016 13:33
Super...beautiful!V
cobler30-Sep-2016 12:11
Gorgeous..... These people really knew how to live......V
Raymond30-Sep-2016 11:05
Wow, what a place, and look at all those people, crowds like on the Great Wall of China!
Dwight Rankine30-Sep-2016 10:31
Beautiful shot! BV
Gary Retterbush30-Sep-2016 10:15
Simply superb!
Yvonne30-Sep-2016 10:13
Certainly is grand... what a view! v
Milan Vogrin30-Sep-2016 09:17
Beautiful pov! V
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