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New York Times hails Latvia’s ’Versailles’ after restoration of palace

Aug 20, 2014
From wire reports, RIGA

New York Times hails Latvia’s ’Versailles’ after restoration of palace
Rundale Palace (photo: twitter)
U.S. newspaper New York Times has praised Latvia's Baroque-style Rundale Palace, calling it the "Latvian Versailles." The newspaper reports on the ten-year long restoration of Rundale Palace concluded this year, restoring the palace to its former glory. The palace's ensemble is one of Latvia's greatest cultural monuments. It was built between 1736 and 1740 by the Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli. The southern side of the palace features a 10 hecta ...

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