On this 3D picture one can see the famous fountain “Samson Tearing Open the Laws of the Lion” which is located in front of the Grand Palace in Peterhof. The fountain was constructed by the order of Catherine I by Mikhail Kozlovsky in the 1730s. This masterpiece represents Russia’s victory over Sweden in the Great Northern War, and is doubly symbolic.
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3D picture presents the view of the Grand Cascade from the Grand Palace looking down the Sea Channel to the Gulf of Finland in Peterhof.
The Grand Palace is the highest point, towering at the edge of the natural terrace16-meters high. On its slopes fountain jets with gold and silver sculptures of the Grand Cascade are sparkling.