Excursion in the Summer Garden and the Summer Palace of Peter 1.
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The Summer Garden. The Summer Garden is the oldest park in St. Pe - tersburg. The work of laying out the Summer Garden began in 1704. Peter 1 ordered saplings of trees and flowers from everywhere for his « paradis». He dreamed of creating a garden more beautiful than at Versailles.
The Summer Palace of Peter 1. The palace was designed by the architect Domenico Tresini in 1710 – 1714. It is a small two – storeyed palace. The palace was built for Peter 1 and his family.
Today the Summer garden one of favourite places of tourists and townsmen. The beauty of avenues involves artists, inspires composers and poets of our time.