Majestic Peterhof Palace fountains open season near St. Petersburg, Russia

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An official opening ceremony of the Peterhof Palace fountains took place near the Russian city of St. Petersburg on May 21. The show took visitors back to the times of Peter the Great, who brought European culture to tsarist Russia at the dawn of the 18th century. The nostalgic event employed the Grand Cascade, the most famous Peterhof fountain.