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Отдых в парке Александрия
St. Petersburg

To the east of the main park at Peterhof (outskirts of Saint-Petersburg, Russia) lies an expanse of landscaped parkland in the English style, named after Alexandra Fedorovna, wife of Nicholas I.

In present time it's a splendid plaсe to take a rest in a shade of ancient oak trees.

In 2010-2011 the park was partially rebuild and wholly landscaped. Some bridges was reconstructed in last few years and several main buildings had been restored to 2011 season (Gothic Chapel, Cottage Palace, Farmers Palace).

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