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Jelgava, Latvia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 😊

Date of experience: July 2019
58  Thank 29elenagr
Reviewed April 21, 2019

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

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Similtiades
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Nice to see the building but the building is currently restoration and decorations as well but hope when done, it will be nice

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A6531WDandrews
Reviewed July 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ilze H
Reviewed March 17, 2018

I can't wait until the rennovation of the palace will be finished. Love the bright red. Along with the Rundale palace, one of the best palaces in Latvia.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 992m_rab
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to see. It’s also free atmosphere to walk around. Palace got a museum as well as secret tomb, that you can see for extra payment. Palace is also now an university

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank vladysyn
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank c_wicks234
Reviewed June 28, 2017

This was once a grand building but now in need of a lot of TLC. Not much to see and is the faculty of agriculture for the local university. May be a good place to visit in 20 years time.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed June 22, 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Derettens O
Reviewed April 21, 2017

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

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from HannuH_12 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, according to their website they speak English.