A superb example of Russian Revival Architecture, which includes one of the most magnificent churches in Russia.
The range and diversity of fountains is astounding, here the ever-popular Trick Fountain, which sprays unwary passers-by who step on a particular paving stone.
Tulips were abundant in the garden, and these caught my eyes.
From a different angle.
The most famous ensemble of fountains, the Grand Cascade, which runs from the northern facade of the Grand Palace to the Marine Canal, comprises 64 different fountains, and over 200 bronze statues, bas-reliefs, and other decorations.