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Peterhof by IvanAndreevich Peterhof by IvanAndreevich
Peterhof (Russian Петергоф) is a series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. It's located in the suburbs of Saint Petersburg, Russia. The cool thing is that every fountain you see in this photo is powered by gravity - no pumps are involved.

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1087870 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
красота! :w00t: ;)
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Herotime Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
I love this pic
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Herotime Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2011
@your description, No way? Not posible?! So epic!
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LeafyIrene Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Fun. It's like looking into wonderland through the looking glass. :D
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NielleDesign Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this shot! This makes me want to go to St. Petersburg even more!!
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IvanAndreevich Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional Photographer
And why not? It's a great city :)
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NielleDesign Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That's what everyone tells me! I've heard it's one of Russia's most beautiful cities. I love art, culture, and just about everything Russian - so it's at the top of my places to go.
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IvanAndreevich Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional Photographer
The city is quite unlike the rest of Russia, it's more European.
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NielleDesign Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, due to the desire of the Czar to make it such and the hiring of European architects.
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IvanAndreevich Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011  Professional Photographer
The old architecture - of course. Most old Russian buildings from before the revolution could pass for Europe somewhere. But I'm actually talking about the people.
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