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On the post island there is an exhibition of sand sculptures. Very interesting and of course very beautiful. This is world exhibition. Every year you can see totally different things. The sculptures are really amazing 😉.. enjoy 😊
I would have assumed that the local authorities in Jelgava would want to make the old palace more of an attraction worth visiting, with a museum and things to do there, but apparently not. We walked over to it, across the river from the centre...More
It's an old castle, but a university now. Get some local (or the museum guide) to show you around also inside or even better - come in September when the university is open and it's full with students! In the dungeons there are exhibition of...More
We had visited this palace with the expectation of seeing something of the past glory of Latvia. It was us going a massive renovation programme and much of the outside was shrouded in scaffolding and sheeting. It will take some years for this. Restoration to...More
WHEELCHAIR ACCESS - YES to grounds and quadrangle. NO to interior.
Car parking €0 (but restricted) Entrance fee €0
Unlike the interiors of Rundale Palace that are filled with reproductions of period antiques and artwork, the quadrangle and the stark interiors of the Palace are...More
Though the building was closed, which was a disappointment, we are fans of Rastrelli, the Italian Russian-born architect who designed numerous palaces in St Petersburg (most famously the Winter Palace in the city and Catherine Palace at Tsarskoye Selo). Unlike Rastrelli's other palace for the...More