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Golden Hall in Rundale Palace, Latvia
Latvia

Rundale Palace is a true treasury of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. The palace with an adjacent French Regular park were designed by a famous Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli in the 18th century as a summer residence of the Duke of Courland Ernst Johann Biron, the favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioanovna.

Find more in virtual tour of Rundale Palace at - http://www.virtuallatvia.lv/rundale-palace

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