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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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Day Tour to Rundale Palace from Riga

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Unexpected beauty

Definitely worth visiting. Even in wintertime. Nice surrounding and palace, very attractive for taking pictures :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Neringa P
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Kaunas, Lithuania

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely worth visiting. Even in wintertime. Nice surrounding and palace, very attractive for taking pictures :)

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Kiel, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I havent been inside, only outside the castle, on a nice winter walk. Its a beautiful place like the castles in Petersburg, I havent expected this kind of castles in Latvia. Definitely worth a day trip from Riga.

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Venice, Italy
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Palace three weeks ago:it was a wonderful opportunity with a small group of visitors. We could see every thing with peace, Lithuanian Tours made us a price of 4.80€ for a single entry. We had a good and nice lunch in the kitchen of the Palace too.

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Westbrook
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135 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

The private money invested in restoring this palace was given unstintingly. The fabric to cover the walls costing more than half a million for the several rooms on display. The furniture is mostly replicas, although some of the paintings have been reounded up and restored. The gardens are extensive and even in September were gorgeous. This would be a fantastic... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We were taken to this palace by a local and thoroughly enjoyed the palace and the grounds, very well kept. It is probably not as grand as Versailles & Nymphenburg Palaces but still had a lot of character. A little way out of Riga but worth the visit.

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Ionia County, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Plan on spending two to three hours touring both inside the palace and outside in he gardens. It was very busy on the day we visited, but well worth it anyway, Cameras are permitted for a fee. If you are going to be in Latvia, this should be on your list.

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Palanga, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

I recomend to visit it in summer/ spring time. Because this manor was used in old times only like summer residency; park around and nature is beutifull. Local guide was very helpfull and interesting. I thin you have to plan min 3 hours of time there; There are several places to eat and drink something; souvenir shops; Inside everything is... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Rundale is 75 minutes away from Riga by bus. The palace and the park are really amazing, still under reconsturction but worth to visit. For the palace 2 hours maximum is enough, and 1 hour to the park. The palace has nice interior, my problems was only that there were no infos (or really short) about the rooms, what is... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The tour of the building requires a fee, the grounds do not. The fee is worth it, since a lot of the old building and building history are displayed. This also allows entrance to the distillary and other exhibits. The grounds are also impressive and the restaurant serves great meals.

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Herzlia, Israel
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207 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful palace, some floors are still in active restauration .well built ,furnished like in ancient time.original painting.garden is awsome.

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