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Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)

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Address: Pilsrundale, Bauska 3901, Latvia
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+371 63 962 274
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Private Day Tour to Rundale from Riga
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Best castle in Latvia

If you to go here go in summer or spring. Summers in Latvian is not hot, and there is huge garden beside castle which is astonishing. Inside is very rich made in traditional... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 February 2017
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Warsaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you to go here go in summer or spring. Summers in Latvian is not hot, and there is huge garden beside castle which is astonishing. Inside is very rich made in traditional russian baroque style. Furniture with a lot of details, big halls. I recommend this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was not planned. We were heading to Lithuania and we saw signs for Rundale Palace. It may have helped that we had the palace all to ourselves but it was great to see this restored palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Beautiful palace, easy to reach by bus for a day trip from Riga. Impressive set of lavish rooms to rival the palaces of St Petersburg. Vast gardens but covered in snow when we visited in November

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The people in this part of Lithuania have a treasure in their midst and are working to build on a few decades of renovations. The palace and grounds only need a few hours to tour. Gardens are quite nice considering the size of the palace. We planned on more time than was needed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't expect that Latvian castle could be so beautiful after Sigulda experience. But it is really very good. Café inside has an excellent cook, she prepared amazing fish soup and tuna salad. My companions orders a pink and dish, it was also very nice. Portion are big and vine choice is rather interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Bauska is the home of Rundale Palace and Rundale Palace Museum, two separate TripAdvisor identified attractions. They’re one in the same, but the Museum tour (highly recommended!) includes a visit to the Versailles-like gardens. Hordes of tour groups thronged through these palatial rooms that house untold value of art. The Palace is the brainchild of architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, who started... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Defenitely must to see if you are in Latvia, nice very well preserved manor in baroque style, restauration was made with care you have a feeling that you are not in the museum but that you invited to visit by the manor's owner. Minus is that foreign tour gides must pay the entrance

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

So beautiful place. Inside and outside of palace. It's amazing. Defiantly will visit it again. Recommending to anyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I came to Rundale Palace as part of a day trip planned by Tour Point (which I have reviewed separately). Rundale is a beautiful palace both inside and out. I spent about two hours here altogether. It was not too busy when I visited, perhaps because September is just beyond the busy summer season and, being on a private tour,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We visited here, 4 adults and a 5 year old girl. So many beautiful artefacts and displays to see. The gardens are amazing and we could dress Darya up in period costume to make some stunning photos. Plenty of nice cafes as well to take a break on a very hot day. Would recommend to anyone and would go again.

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