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Petrodvortsovy District

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History Museums · Gardens · Specialty Museums
One of the 18 municipal districts in Saint Petersburg, Petrodvortsovy District is packed with historical palaces, slender cathedrals, onion-dome churches, enchanting parks and gardens, and a great number of museums. The major attraction of this neighborhood is the majestic estate with a series of imperial palaces and gardens commissioned by Peter the Great and popularly called the "Russian Versailles." A tour around the lush gardens, adorned with magnificent marble sculptures and elaborate fountains, brings travelers closer to the imperial way of life. Among numerous history museums, you will run into some quirky ones as well, such as a museum of playing cards, a museum of clocks, and the house of Santa Claus. Make the most of your holiday in Petrodvortsovy District by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Russia travel route planner.

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