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Peterhof marks 300 years

September 6 2005
17:16

At Peterhof began the celebration of the tercentenary of the city of fountains. Will be opening a monument in honor of the assignment Peterhof Science City status. The House of Culture of St. Petersburg State University will host an international dance festival "Vivat, Peterhof!".

Scheduled opening of the carillon in the Upper Park Museum-Reserve Peterhof. This musical instrument has been created by specialists of the Royal Dutch master, it consists of 51 bells.

September 10 at the Peterhof fountains will include ceremony, after which the floor of the Grand Cascade viewers will see a theatrical performance. In the capital of the fountains will be festivities, theatrical procession will perform various musical groups.

Peterhof was founded on the shores of the Gulf of Finland by Peter I. The whole world the city is famous unique system of fountains. The modern capital of fountains is a research and educational center, where there are 44 scientific institutions, reports Pravda.ru.

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