The most famous places of Lithuania

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  • The most famousplaces of Lithuania

  • Trakai CastleTrakai IslandCastle -Gothiccastle ofTrakaitown,the castleon the island ofLake Galve.Built byDuke Kestutisand Vytautasthe initiative ofthe XIV century.- The second halfof XV century.1stdecade.The fifteenth century.This castle(like theTrakaiPeninsula Castle)was one of theGrandRoyalresidences.Now,rebuiltthe castleand is one ofthe most populartourist attractionsLithuania,palaceare variousfestivals, runningarchaeologicaland historicalexhibitions,huntingmuseum.

  • Gediminas CastleVilnius Uppercastlestandsin Vilnius, theCastlewasa formidable. remembrance PilisReserveofVilnius Castles. UpperCastle,thebuildingsstarttothe early Ironor evenBronzeAge. The maincastlebuildings aredilapidated.The bestpreservedarebuiltduring the reign ofVytautas thewestern tower, whichdominates the old townskyline.Now itisthree stories high,taperingupwards.Thetowerinside theGothicstyletypical ofthe architecturaldetails

  • Kaunas CastleKaunasCastle -the oldeststonecastlein Lithuania.For the firsttimementioned in written sourcesin 1361., Built inthe XIV century.in the middle.

  • VilniusCathedralVilnius st.bishopand St.Stanislaus.Vladislav Cathedral(or simplythe VilniusCathedral)standsin the Old Townand castlearea.ArchdioceseandDeaneryCentre.ChurchofSt.Casimir'sChapel.Thecathedralbell towerstands

  • Liskiava HillLikiavamoundcalledCastleHillLiskiava,Witchesmasonry,Thundertemple -hill. Hill, also known asCastle Hill.

  • LepelionysmoundLepelionysmound-MoundPrienaimunicipalityLepelionysvillage (StakliskesParish).In the past,alsocalled thesaddle, the later known asNapoleon'shat.