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Afternoon in the garden of Rundale Palace, some 200 years ago...
Latvia

Rundale Palace, the most prominent example of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia, meets visitors with splendid architecture, rich interiors and beautiful French garden. These extremely welcoming settings for traveling back in time revive under the skillful guidance of a group of reconstructors, who carefully research the past to bring it “forward” to our days.


Exquisite courtiers, they organise theatrical excursions-performances and reconstructions of the court scenes, “wrap” authentic music concerts in Baroque robes and arrange tailor-made events for palace visitors… a very genuine experience!

Learn more at their website at www.ceremonija.lv or visit virtual tour of Rundale Palace at http://www.virtuallatvia.lv/rundale-palace

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Tags: rundale palace; baroque and rococo; art; history; dress; reconstruction; architecture; latvia
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