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Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)

| Latvian university of agriculture, Pilsrundale 3921, Latvia
+371 63 962 197
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| Latvian university of agriculture, Pilsrundale 3921, Latvia
+371 63 962 197
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited Rundale palace and gardens from the cruise port in Riga. In my opinion, the lovely art deco buildings in Riga and Rundale are tops in Latvia. We hired a private car to drive us up to Rundale from the cruise port - about...More

Thank GalvestonJT
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The palace could be easily accessed by car. On the way to the palace entrance there is a unique apple tree yard with full of taste apples of various types. The path from the gate to the palace is amazing as it creates an impression...More

Thank Mariana B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The ceilings and walls are so amazing you will want to take photographs, plus displays of Chinese ceramics, maybe recent copies, but still beautiful. A beautiful restoration you can see why it is in demand by film crews. The gardens are a work of art,...More

Thank cjwlutton
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Everyone compares this ducal palace to Versailles, and the similarities are striking. One thing you will find is that the crowds are much smaller. You can actually walk around and look at things without being constantly engulfed by tour groups. The groups are there, but...More

Thank Davanden
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Visited it two times. It's really nice and pretty place. I loved the gardens all around the museum...

Thank Linucz
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The place has been restored in an admirable way! A lot of rooms are accessible, furnished and in an almost perfect shape. There is English documentation but it would be even better with an audio-guide! The garden may benefit from more contextual information too.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This palace it is one with a long and dramatic history. The palace is the opera of the Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, so famous for his works in Russia. The palace suffered serious damages among the 20th century and finally it was restored until...More

Thank SafirAlbastru
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Actually this has been renovated as it was knocked about a bit during 2 world wars. Nice gardens though.

Thank Th05
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very nice palace in the style of Peterhof Palace in St Petersburg, but much smaller. We had the misfortune to arrive in a heavy rainstorm which was a bit uncomfortable as we made the tour in wet clothes. Nevertheless the palace is very charming and...More

Thank UKDiego
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful palace and garden, nice to browse around if weather is good. Worth a visit if you have extra time in Latvia, this place is actually well maintained

Thank rollite
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18 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
Gareth P
27 November 2016|
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Response from Elena A | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Yes and it could be very nice!