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The Summer Garden is located where the Fontanka River flows out of the Neva River. It was founded in 1704 by order of Peter the Great, who was personally involved in planning it, and is laid out according to strict geometrical principles. The Summer Garden is home to marble statues acquired from Europe especially for Russia's new capital, and also to rare flowers and plants, as well as fountains. It was a traditional location for courtly life outside the palace, and balls were held here by the nobility, who also enjoyed simply taking the air in the Garden.

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This garden seems so sweet. Makes me think of Romeo and Juliet
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@Courtney Miles when I’m in St Petersburg I always spend hours enjoing this amazing corner of a wanderful city... If you would ever be in spb don’t miss a visit there! 😉
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i would like to spend my whole day in that green green lawn. 🌴🌵
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