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Full-Day Rundale Palace and Hill of Crosses Private Tour
"The Hill Of Crosses in northern Lithuania has been a site of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. Consisting of a hill bristling with hundreds of thousands of crosses of every size and design it is a powerful testament to religious devotion - where pilgrims descend to plead with Jesus for miracles. The tradition of leaving crosses began after an uprising against the Russian tsar was put down in 1831. Rundāle Palace is one of the most a vassal state of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was founded in 1561 and it existed until 1795. In 1737 Ernst Johann Biron a landlord in Courland and favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna became the Duke of Courland-Semigallia. tle's history archeology and renovation. Itinerary:10. 00 Pick up of guests from hotel and beginning of the trip12. 00 Arrival in Hill of Crosses12. 30 Trip continued to the Rundale Palace13. 30 Arrival in RundaleVisit Rundale palace17.
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Private Tour to Rundale Palace from Riga with Private Transport
"If you like Baroque and Rococo style you are welcome to visit Rundale Palace which was built like the summer residence for the Duke of Kurland Ernst Johan Biron in the 18th century. In 1735 Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron bought land in Rundāle with an old medieval castle in the territory of a planned summer residence a project which was more important for the duke. Following Biron's fall from grace in 1740 the palace stood unfinished and empty until 1762 when Biron returned from his exile. Under the supervision of Rastrelli its construction was finished in 1768. Johann Michael Graff produced lavish stucco decorations for the palace during this time.It was damaged many times.The restoration of the palace was finished in 2014 and is waiting for guests.You are welcome ! Just take a private guided tour with our local guide from Riga!"""
From EUR199.00
Full Day Private Tour from Riga: Palaces and Castles in Zemgale
"Bauska Castle - a ""two in one"". Includes combined courtyard ruins of the Livonian Order castle with an observation tower and a ducal palace which became a museum of his time. Court life of the yard weekdays and holidays clothes and ornaments habits and customs - all presented here clearly and visibly. Visitors can climb the central tower watching the panorama of Bauska see marked on the territory of the lock system that once existed fortifications: bastions and ramparts.Visit to Rundale Palace
From EUR288.00
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