A place travelers can visit Peterhof Palace Grounds
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General description: Peterhof Palace GroundsOne of St. Petersburg's most famed and popular visitor attractions, is the palaces and parks at Peterhof. Peterhof, sometimes referred to as the 'Russian Versailles', is a series of palaces and gardens, that were ordered to be built by Tsar Peter the Great. It can be found 20 km west and 6km south of St Petersburg, and overlooks the Gulf of Finland, an arm of the Baltic Sea.
The Great Palace which was designed by Rastrelli, is the focal center of Peterhof. The opulent display of the palace acquaints its visitors with glorious state rooms and halls and the living apartments of the Russian Emperors.
Opening hours for Peterhof palaces varies and may change with the season, so for travellers who have their heart set on seeing one aspect of the palace complex, they should check in advance to make sure it will be open during the time they visist.