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Another nice fountain in Peterhof. This is the Chess Hill od Dragon Hill Cascade. The park in Peterhof is very big and walking there is very nice. I love all the parks, they are not boring for me.
Perhaps the greatest technological achievement of Peterhof is that all of the fountains operate without the use of pumps. Water is supplied from natural springs and collects in reservoirs in the Upper Gardens. The elevation difference creates the pressure that drives most of the fountains of the Lower Gardens, including the Grand Cascade. The Samson Fountain is supplied by a special aqueduct, over 4 km in length, drawing water and pressure from a high-elevation source. (Wikipedia)

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