182 total votes
Petergof

Petergof

Petergof or Peterhof, known as Petrodvorets from 1944 to 1997, is a municipal town in Petrodvortsovy District of the federal city of St. Petersburg, located on the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland. Population: 73,199 ; 64,791 ; 81,525 . The town hosts one of two campuses of Saint Petersburg State University and the Petrodvorets Watch Factory, one of the leading Russian watch manufactures. A series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great, and sometimes called the "Russian Versailles", is also situated there. The palace-ensemble along with the city center is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... more on Wikipedia

Petergof is ranked on...

#122 of 193 Historical Landmarks to See Before You Die 71.5k VOTES Historical places to visit before you die, ranked by history and travel buffs worldwide. Anyone can vote on this list of fam...
#18 of 49 The Top Must-See Destinations in Russia 972 VOTES List of best things to do in Russia. This list ranks the most popular attractions in Russia, a large country in the northeas...