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Petergof, or Peterhof (Dutch/German for "Peter's Court"), known as Petrodvorets as well. Actually it presents a series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great, and sometimes called the "Russian Versailles". The palace-ensemble is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, established at the beginning of the 18th century and saved until our time.

I honestly have no idea how I got up this high, but I have a beautiful view of the palace interior. Sighing, I sink against the wall, and create stories in my head. (rp with one of the guys maybe?)

The Chesme Church, Russia. It was built by the Russian court architect Yury Felten in 1780 at the direction of Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. The church was the earliest Neo-Gothic construction in the St Petersburg area. Considered by some to be St Petersburg's single most impressive church, it is a rare example of very early Gothic Revival influence in Russian church architecture.

St. Petersburg, Russia. When I went in 1984, it was still called Leningrad and was part of the U.S.S.R. They had big pitchers of vodka on the tables in the restaurant we ate in.

from National Geographic

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Chesme Church, St. Petersburg. Id go to Church more often if it looked like a big lolly? #ourft #ourfavouritethings