Castles

Castles
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Trakai Island Castle

Trakai Island Castle  Trakai Island Castle

  • Karaimų str. 43C, Trakai

Trakai Island Castle is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania on an island in Lake Galvė. The castle is sometimes referred to as “Little Marienburg”. The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by Kęstutis, and

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Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle  Kaunas Castle

Kaunas Castle was built in 1360-1362 in a place of an ancient village (X-XII c.c.) near the junction of great Lithuania rivers the Nemunas and the Neris. It was the first brick-laid castle in Lithuania and it was the oldest castle type building in

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Gediminas’ Tower

Gediminas’ Tower  Gediminas’ Tower

  • Arsenalo g. 5, Vilnius
  • +370 5 261 7453; +370 5 262 9426
  • pilis@lnm.lt

Gediminas’ Tower is the only remaining part of the Upper Castle in Vilnius, Lithuania. The first fortifications were built of wood by Duke of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Gediminas. Later the first brick castle was completed in 1409 by Grand Duke

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Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania  Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

Lithuanian Grand Dukes of Lower Castle of Vilnius, Lithuanian Royal Palace – the former Vilnius Lower Castle complex. Belonged to the Grand Duke of Lithuania and the fall of 1799 – 1801 m. Russian imperial administration initiative. Currently this

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Bastion Hill - Barbican

Bastion Hill - Barbican  Bastion Hill - Barbican

  • Bokšto g. 20/Subačiaus g. 18, Vilnius

Bastion Hill is one of the defensive wall, more commonly known as the Barbican. The Bastion is a Renaissance-style defensive structures. They consist of a tower installed in the city wall, and underground gun and a connecting corridor. Bastion was

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Birzai museum Sėla

Birzai museum Sėla  Birzai museum Sėla

The Biržai Regional Museum Sėla is housed in the restored palace of Biržai Castle. On 9 March 1989, during the celebration of the 400th anniversary of granting of the Magdeburg Rights to the city of Biržai, the museum opened its doors to

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Palanga Amber Museum

Palanga Amber Museum  Palanga Amber Museum

Palanga Amber Museum is a subdivision of the Lithuanian Art Museum. It was established on August 3, 1963 in the former mansion of count Feliksas Tiškevičius (1870–1932). The mansion was designed by the German architect Franz Schwechten

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Chaimas Frenkelis villa

Chaimas Frenkelis villa   Chaimas Frenkelis villa

The restored Chaimas Frenkelis Villa with a park, and a fountain located in it, is a very exclusive site in Šiauliai city. The Villa is unique, one of only a few in Lithuania constructed in early 20th century buildings in the Art Noveau (Modern,

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