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The Fountains in the Back  
   

The Fountains in the Back

It was winter when we were there so the fountains werent running, and all of the statues were covered with these green wooden boxes to protect them (but just imagine if all those boxes were gold statues)
Peterhof

March 24th 2008
We took a metro and then bus out into the country for the day to go to Peterhof, it was really cool just looking out the windows on the way there, the country is so different than being down in the heart of the city. Peterhof is amazing, definitely called the russian versailles for a reason, even in march when the fountains werent even on. The palace was enormous and spectacular, there are huge ga ... read more
Europe » Russia » Northwest » Peterhof

Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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