Most Amazing Fountains Around The World
Peterhof Fountain Saint Petersburg
Peterhof is an immensely luxurious and beautifully preserved Imperial estate founded in 1710 by Peter the Great on the shore of the Gulf of Finland Baltic Sea. It combines several ornate palaces a number of beautifully landscaped parks and a dazzling array of magnificent statues and fountains lending it the epithet The Russian Versailles. The Grand Cascade flows spectacularly from beneath the palace towards the Baltic Sea and is one of the largest fountain ensembles in the world. From the Grand Cascades largest fountain decorated with a magnificent GOLD statue of Samson battling with the lion a channel flows through the park to the pier where hydrofoils and boats from St. Petersburg dock.