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Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)

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| Rundāle Palace Museum, Pilsrundale 3921, Latvia
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All reviews rundale palace st petersburg day trip worth a visit long tour rose garden formal gardens beautiful place tour group taking photos small group first floor old building walk around full bloom extra fee worth the effort
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a small palace and along with its garden makes a good day out. Having seen other grand palaces in Europe and Russia - it was fine - well maintained with a lot of interesting antiques etc. I did like the "central heating"! We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

As part of a tour group of Latvia we were taken here to the Palace for a tour and lunch and later left to roam the gardens. They have over 2300 varieties of roses. Saw plenty of ones l recognised from England. I am sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank wendy p
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

If you visit Riga this is a nice activity. Place is 80km from town. Palace and gardens are very well restored and kept.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Izabela A
Reviewed 23 August 2018

If you have visited other European Palaces (Versailles, Schonbrunn, etc.), you obviously need to manage your expectations here... as this palace is much smaller and is not as "rich" in terms of ornaments or finishing than its more popular counterparts. Despite its smaller size, this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Designed by Rastrelli this small pretty summer palace, built for the Dukes of Courland is a starting point for Rastrelli to work out his sumptious designs for the Elizabeth Palace and Hermitage in St Petersburg. There are a number of pretty rooms inside but for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sjhHove
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Pretty castle in middle of nowhere. Insides were beautiful and you could see its done back in the day when it was all glamorous. The inside of the castle wasn't too hot, but it was nice that you could buy a handheld fan when going...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LottaS543
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A good portion of history served with amazing architecture and cozy rose garden as an appetiser located just an hour drive away from Riga. We really enjoyed the gorgeous park with colourful roses and mind-blowing clouds. The coffee shop in the middle of the park...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jevkat
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Combine day trip: Jurmala and Rundale Palace. It gives you insight in history and countryside. Palace Is very good preserved and worth of visiting.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the Rundale palace by bus from Riga. Very easy and cheap to take first a bus to Bauska (60 kilometres from Riga) and change to another bus to Rundale, situated 10 kilometres from Bauska. The total cost of bus tickets there and back...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Siljamaarit
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Fabulous castle with equally fabulous grounds. Visited as part of a small group,tour, which had arranged for us to be guided by a coup,e of wonderful people dressed in period clothes, who really added an extra dimension to the visit. They were both delightful, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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19 May 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
You would need I think at least a couple of hours to take this whole place in. There is lots of history with so much to see, inside and out
28 November 2016|
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Response from Elena A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes and it could be very nice!