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Peterhof State Museum Preserve

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Skip-the-Line Entrance Tickets to Peterhof Grand Palace
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Skip-the-Line Entrance Tickets to Peterhof Grand Palace
from USD 18.75*
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Razvodnaya ul., d. 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg 198516, Russia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the minute you walk in the main gates there are WOW moments for the next 3 hours. The rooms and the gardens are magnificent.

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We only toured the gardens, and then probably only a portion. The fountains were magnificent. We toured the end of August and it wasn't terribly crowded the day we were there.

Thank KatyDe
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This was an incredibly beautiful place. The Russian nobility spent money way too lavishly and ultimately they paid with their lives. I am glad they did build places like this because it is fun to see. I especially enjoyed the fountains. Be prepared to walk...More

Thank smfcpacfp
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

2500 rubles per person (ferry from st petersburg, plus "park" entrance which they force you to pay at the pier because you are literally trapped there unless u take the next ferry back right away.) Biggest waste of time and money in our whole trip!!

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

The history of the Romanov's and this place really impact me, I have traveled around the world but the gold and the beauty of this place is something you will never forget. I highly recommend this visit.

Thank Maricusa
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Consider just paying the entrance fee and then enjoy the sights for free. Maybe considering a tour of the Grotto and the Hermitage if you like mechanical things.

Thank sebastianf291
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Only spent an hour here, but enough to make me return at some point..amazing to think all rebuilt after WW2..some great treasures inside.

Thank keith j
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Peter the Great wanted his own Versailles and he one upped the French. This place is so spectacular it is hard to describe. Everywhere you look there is grandeur and magnificence. .If you can plan it, allow yourself several hours to take in the palace...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is all part of the Peterhof visit out. See our other reviews about the Palace and Gardens. Nice pictures.

Thank 5StarDivaFamily
Reviewed 22 August 2018

After wondering around the gardens, this is a bit of let down, so do not bother if time is short. The fountains and the gardens are beautiful.

Thank Itchytwiggy
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Jackie C
12 June 2016|
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Response from kwoodessex | Reviewed this property |
We bought the tickets when we arrived. There were plenty of booths and no queues. You buy the lower garden tickets from the booths and the Palace tickets are obtainable from just inside the Palace. You need to enter the... More
Bella Y
6 June 2016|
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Response from B C | Reviewed this property |
No problem at all in accessing the palace on your own and yes if you time it right you will see the fountains