One the right bank of the River Lielupe,10km from Bauska lies one of the most outstanding classicism buildings in Latvia- the Mežotne Palace. The palace is surrounded by one of the most welltended English landscape parks in Latvia.
OpenPalace is open every day from 10.00- 16.00. On Friday from 10.00-17.00. On Saturday from 10.00-18.00. On Sunday from 10.00-17.00
Price€ 3.50 - for adults;
€ 3.00 - for schoolchildren,
Bauska Town Hall
The only restored 17th century Town Hall in Latvia. It was built up with private funds of the burgomaster and mayor's council and at that times was the largest and most grand City Hall in the entire Duchy of Courland and Zemgale.
Bauska Motor Museum
After the reconstruction Riga Motor Museum branch establishment opened in Bauska in July, 2011. When visiting the southern region of Latvia, pay a visit to the Motor Museum in Bauska. We offer new and well-organized premises with more than 60 old-timers, including agricultural and special military vehicles.
In one of the exhibition halls you can glance at motorcars used in the 30ies and postwar years by bourgeois when going for a ride to the countryside. The second exhibition hall offers a chance to feel the atmosphere of Latvian countryside of the 20ies and 30ies.
Mezotne Hillfort is situated on the left bank of the Lielupe River opposite the Mezotne Palace. It is one of the largest fortifications of the 9th-13th century Semigallians. Next to the Hillfort – Mezote Church (not restored!) and the family cemetery of the owners of Mezotne Palace – princes von Lieven. Traditionally on the third Saturday of May Mezotne Hillfort Festivity is held here.
"The Bright Ant's Trail" has been set up in Mezotne Hillfort since 2017 and it offers various activities. Here you can find out about the unique nature inhabitants of the castle mound - the bright ant, hermit beetle, grass-snake, woodpecker, stork and the bat.