History blooms back to life at Kadriorg

  • 2003-07-24
  • Melanie O`Connell
TALLINN - Kadriorg Palace received a special gift for its 285th birthday this week, with the finishing touches being added to the restoration of its magnificent baroque flower garden. The four-year restoration project of the 18th century garden will be completed by August 15. Located just two kilometers from the center of Tallinn, Kadriorg Palace was the pet project of Peter I, the legendary Russian czar also known as Peter the Great.Designed for the czar by Italian architect Niccolo Michetti, Kadriorg Palace and its gardens are the only examples of real baroque architecture in all of Eston...
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