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Summer Garden in St. Petersburg

Place: 191041, St. Petersburg, embankment Kutuzova, 2, Summer Garden

The nearesr subway's stations: Admiralteyskaya, Nevsky Prospect

Working hours: from 01 May to 30 September The summer garden is open to the public from 10:00 to 22:00, from October 01 to March 31 Summer Garden is open from 10:00 to 20:00. Day off in the Summer Garden is Tuesday.

Ticket price: Admission is free, free

Description:

Summer Garden - the most romantic sights of St. Petersburg. In the Summer Garden we walked great personalities, courtiers and members of royal families. History of the Summer Garden begins almost from the foundation date of St. Petersburg. In 1704 by decree of Peter I was laid Summer Garden in St. Petersburg. The first builder by order of the king was the Russian master builder and architect IM Ugriumov. Garden Construction began with giving him clear boundaries, planting of trees and the opening of the first fountains, design and construction of buildings for the Emperor. Later, in the territory of the Summer Garden began more active construction, decoration, installation of sculptures by attracting foreign and domestic masters Domenico Trezzini (Summer Palace of Peter I, 1714), FB Rastrelli (palace for Anna Ivanovna, 1732), Yuri Felten and PE Egorov (fence of the Summer Garden, 1784), KI Rossi ( "Coffee House", 1826). Numerous fountains, aviaries and zoos, grotto and marble statues have attracted guests of Emperor Peter I.

Photo sculptures in the Summer Garden.

Photo sculptures in the Summer Garden.

C beginning of the XIX century, the Summer Garden became a favorite place for recreation and entertainment aristocratic public, one of the main attractions of St. Petersburg. In the garden at that time we walked imposingly young guards, secular dandy and a true theater-goers. For citizens entry to the Summer Garden it was allowed, but limited as acting control the appearance, attire and demeanor. Over time, the Summer Garden became a landscape park and a symbol of St. Petersburg. Now the park is open for free visits to residents and visitors, enticing rich history, spectacular scenery and sculpture, which was able to resist the spirit of the times and survive to the present day. On the territory of the Summer Garden in St. Petersburg offers free Wi-Fi internet access.

Photo grille of the Summer Garden in Saint-Petersburg with Kutuzov embankment

Photo grille of the Summer Garden in Saint-Petersburg with Kutuzov embankment

 

Swans in a pond in the Summer Garden in St. Petersburg

Swans in a pond in the Summer Garden in St. Petersburg

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