Near St. Petersburg, are the spectacular parks at Peterhof. Representing nearly two centuries of European aristocratic fashion that was built to the very highest of standards, these parks are remarkable for the variety of style encompassed in their layout and features.
One of the most amazing features of Peterhof parks is the unique fountain system that requires no pumps. The fountains are supplied by a gravity fed water system. The water follows a 22 kilometer system feeding fountains along the way and
skillfully placed to exploit the natural slope of the terrain.
Today, Peterhof with its 150 fountains and 4 cascades is known as “The Jewel of Russian Art”.