PETERHOF (PETRODVORETS): MONPLAISIR PALACE GARDEN, NO. 2
This image shows the rich floral color, symmetrical parterres, sparkling fountains, and gilded statuary that distinguish this garden in the early eighteenth-century French style. Monplaisir Palace (1714-25) and the so-called Catherine Block (1748-49) are visible to the right and left respectively.
Last updated July 3, 2002
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