Peterhof issituated about 29 km from St.P. on the southern shore of the Guilt of Finland.It was founded by Peter the Great who gave it Dutch name “Peterhof” .
It becamethe fist summer residence of Peter the great, a palace for holiday.
Theconstruction of the Upper Chamber (grand palace) began in 1714. The idea of theproject came from Peter. The first architect was Johann Brounstein. After himmany architect rebuilding the monument.
The palace wasbuilt in the baroque style. In palace there are many rooms. The mostinteresting rooms are: the chesma room, the throne room and the dining room.
The firstgeneral plan of Peterhof drawn up in 1716 by Braustein.
The birthday ofour town is the 15-th of July. We celebrated it every year.
The town is 290years old. The Monplaisir is a birthplace of our town.
It was the privateresidence of the tsar. Now all the palaces are museums.
Many tourists fromall over the world visit our town.
There aremany parks in it: The Upper Gardens, the Lower park, the English park andothers. There are mane fountains in the parks and three Cascade.
I live inPeterhof. I was born there. We love our town and we are proud of it!