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Царицын остров
St. Petersburg

Царицын павильон на острове Ольгиного пруда,(названного в честь дочери Николая I), в Колонистском парке, в Петергофе. Участок сада перед южным фасадом павильона обрамлен монументальным диваном из каррарского мрамора и декорирован фонтаном с мраморной статуей любующегося собой Нарцисса.

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Uploaded: 10/10/2011
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