Mikhailovksy Garden is a unique mix of French and English landscape architecture covering about 20 acres (8.7 ha) on the banks of the Moyka River. Called the Swedish Garden when designed for Peter the Great in the early 18th century, it has gone through several incarnations. C.I. Rossi, son of the court ballerina, reorganized it a century later when he designed the Mikhailovsky Palace. After the Revolution, it became a common city park, but an extensive restoration returned it to its former glory in 2000 as part of the Russian Museum. It is closed in April.
Mikhailovsky Garden, Saint Petersburg, Russia