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Fountains at Peterhof Palace in Russia celebrates 300th anniversary Updated: 2021-06-07 06:00:16 KST


The fountains at the Peterhof Palace,also known as Russia's Versailles, attracts visitors from around the globe with their dazzling water displays.
This year marks the 300th anniversary of the Grand Cascade and Samson fountains, as they have been in action since July 1721.
The Grand Cascade consists of 255 sculptures and 64 fountains with 138 water jets pumping skyward.
One of the spotlights of the whole composition is the well-known statue of Samson tearing the lion's mouth.
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