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Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)

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Address: Pilsrundale, Bauska 3921, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 639 62274
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andor says: beautifully kept palace which brings you back in time!

We had the pleasure to walk around the palace surrounding grounds as we arrived 15 minutes before closing. Despite that, it was a well worth trip from Riga. Suggest you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We had the pleasure to walk around the palace surrounding grounds as we arrived 15 minutes before closing. Despite that, it was a well worth trip from Riga. Suggest you combine your tour with a visit to the Hill of Crosses, in Lithuania and make this an afternoon trip from Riga (from 1400 to 2000).

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Attentive staff, helpful for people who have difficulty to walk (like my granny). Beautiful premises, nice garden park. We had a long tour which included duke and dutchess private rooms, and it was very interesting to see how royals used to live few centuries ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The most amazing part is the garden - beauty is everywhere. You can actually feel love of the gardeners. We took a driving trip on a cart provided locally, enjoyed it greatly. Our guide was enthusiastic, positive and very caring. End of June and later when roses are blooming ;))

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

As a facility it is outstanding. No empty rooms, everything is interpreted. It is interpreted by historic period of its development,by social history, archaeology. The gardens are extraordinary. They are a supreme example of interpreted French Gardens. If you are going to see one baroque castle in Latvia this is the one to see.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It's of baroque style so it resembles the winter palace a lot, mostly it's because it was built by the same architect! The palace was being restored completely some 2 years ago. Mind you do go to the official website and check on the pricing before you go. There's a short route, long route, combos with the garden or family... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I was happy to find out about this place on TripAdvisor and on Lonely Planet. But it was definitely overrated. People who described this place as Little Versailles or the best hidden gem or the highlight of the entire Baltics or better than Hermitage must have not been to many places themselves. First of all, the place is really not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Amazing palace. the palace has been well restored and nicely finished. the garden is impressive. beauteful place!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Nice place, but better visit it after May when the weather is better and there flowers in the huge garden. You can rent a costume also and take some photos in it, in summer season. If you want to take pictures you have to pay additional ticket, but it is not expensive and definitely worth to buy it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A stunning pearl you have to discover! It's definitely worth the trip. From Riga it takes about 1,5 hour. The palace has been restored beautifully. Each room has it's unique colour, furniture and atmosphere. You can take the short or long tour. The short tour only covers 1 wing, the long tour takes you through the entire palace. The garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

An impressive looking palace which has been well restored and nicely furnished. The gardens looked very neat and we'll maintained. The walk from the carpark was very muddy.

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Address: Address: Pilsrundale, Bauska 3921, Latvia
Phone Number: 371 639 62274
Location: Europe  >  Latvia  >  Zemgale Region  >  Bauska

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