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Summer Garden (Letny Sad) and Summer Palace of Peter I

Kutuzova Emb., 2, St. Petersburg 191187, Russia
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The modest palace is set amid the lovely Summer Gardens, where Peter the Great held "assemblies" attended by aristocrats eager to maintain their social standing.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“small lake” (2 reviews)
“walk around” (3 reviews)
“neva river” (4 reviews)
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Kutuzova Emb., 2, St. Petersburg 191187, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In summer 2017 I intended to visit this historical Summer Palace, where Tsar Peter the Great spent summers until his death in 1725. While the surrounding summer gardens are lovely and open to public, the Summer Palace is closed for repairs. Nobody knows when it...More

1  Thank PalombiG
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Statues were lovely for people interested in history and culture . Garden did not have beautiful flowers or trees but statues were superb . There is no entrance fee but for toilet it is 30 rubles.

Thank NeelamIndia
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Letny Sad is across the river from most of the other main tourist attractions, but it is absolutely worth a visit. When I went the weather was still fluctuating between warm and cold, but there were still a lot of flowers in bloom. The buildings...More

Thank des d
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Despite our bad timing for the visit to a Summer garden, much was still in bloom, and we had a lovely stroll around the gardens. This is clearly a favourite pastime of the locals over the weekend, and there are a few options for a...More

1  Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Beautiful garden to walk around when the weather is nice. Excellent for a romantic stroll. They sell fresh fruits, soft drinks and Ice cream inside the garden.There are several fountains and mazes to take pictures of.

Thank Pezerella_2011
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This park is located on the island between the Fontanka River, Moika River, the Swan Canal and Kutuzov Embankment. Here, in the northern tip of the island, beside the Fontanka River, is situated Summer Palace of Peter the Great. We liked this Summer Park a...More

2  Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 13 November 2016

i like this park much, its very beautiful, very historical, and very calming. there are some scluptures its very easy to reach the park.

1  Thank Rian S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

If you have a clear day while in St. Petersburg, take the boat out to the Peterhof Palace & Garden, but be prepared to stand in line and spend lots of money. Each building and part of the gardens are a separate fee, so prioritize....More

2  Thank TiffanySG
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This pretty garden includes various fountains, trails, statues and a small lake. It includes even a small and pleasant coffee house. Sit, eat and drink there and enjoy im peace everything. The fence is famous but I liked more the relatively small garden size walking...More

1  Thank mendi62
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was there on a sunny day in September. It is beautiful and peaceful place. It is the enjoyable place where Russian aristocracy, including imperators, used to stroll and appreciate the beauty of this garden.

1  Thank Like_to_speak_up
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