The Avenue of Fountains, from the Balcony of Peterhof Palace

The Avenue of Fountains, from the Balcony of Peterhof Palace Russia
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Stock #: 747653
Type: Postcard
City: Peterhof
Country: Russia
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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The town has grown up round the palace built by Peter the Great in 1711. The gardens, which owe their magnificence to Alexander I. and Nicholas I., are laid out in the Versailles style with elaborate water works. The empress Alexandra used to celebrate her birthday by fetes at which more than 100,000 persons were present.