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Landmarks of Lithuania - What to See?

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Medininkai Castle

Medininkai Castle is a contemporary of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Just 30 kilometers from Vilnius is Medininkai Castle, which remembers the times of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. Letters written by Vytautas the Great came from here, and Casimir Jagiellonchik spent many summers here. And yet the main function of the castle ...
Lithuanian manor parks

Lithuanian Manor Parks Worth Seeing

Reflection of the culture of the Lithuanian nobility The ancient parks of the Lithuanian manors are witnesses of the rich culture and interesting life of the nobility. Well-groomed, planted with unusual plants, the parks were for their owners both a certain way to show their high position, and a wonderful place ...
estates near Vilnius

Weekend idea: three interesting estates near Vilnius

Journey through Lithuania, looked into estates near Vilnius Those who want to escape from the hustle and bustle of the capital for the weekend and have some fun do not have to travel far. Just a few kilometers from Vilnius you can find both...
What to see around Kaunas

Estates around Kaunas worth seeing

What to see around Kaunas? Estates that are famous for their owners The almost 100-year-old Botanical Garden of Vytautas Magnus University is a favorite walking place for residents and guests of Kaunas. On weekends, you can often see newlyweds here, and on...
Lithuania Minor

What stories do the estates of Western Lithuania tell?

Estates and estates of Lithuania Minor. We are going to Plunga, Biržuvėnai and Silute Western Lithuania is primarily associated with the Baltic Sea and seaside resorts for many of us, however, there are many other unique ones in this region...
Shakiai region

Cultural heritage of manors in the Šakiai region of Lithuania

More recently, tourists who traveled through Suvalkia (a historical region in southern Lithuania, across the Nemunas River) found here reminiscent of the rich culture of the aristocracy, but neglected and decaying manor estates. However, in the last few years...
Pazhaislis Monastery

Pažaislis Monastery in Lithuania

Shrouded in myths, the Pažaislis Monastery is a unique Baroque masterpiece On the peninsula of the Kaunas Reservoir, the Pažaislis Kamalduli Monastery is located – one of the most beautiful examples of the mature Baroque not only in Lithuania, but throughout North-Eastern Europe. Built in the XVII...
Lithuanian estates

Lithuanian estates along the banks of the Nemunas

On the picturesque route along the banks of the Nemunas - revived Lithuanian estates We are starting a series of materials on interesting places and sights of Lithuania with the support of the didikulietuva.lt project. We have already written about the capital and popular destinations, so now...
tyszkiewicz palace

In the estates of the Lithuanian seaside - acquaintance with the culture of the nobility

The Tyszkiewicz Palace in Palanga The summer capital and the most popular resort of Lithuania is Palanga. People come here for clean pine air, swim in the Baltic Sea, relax among the sand dunes of the Curonian Spit. Many tourists are looking for outdoor activities and ...

Journey to the XNUMXth century: Traku Voke and Užutrakis manors

Ancestral homesteads of Tyszkiewicz. Traku Woke and Užutrakis The estates of Traku Woke and Užutrakis were home to count families. But as often happens, these palaces did not belong to one owner and were transferred from one owner to another. In the second...

Footage of Novogrudok in the 1979 film “Pani Maria”

The ancient city of Novogrudok is rich not only in sights, but also in interesting events, including cinematic ones. The city has repeatedly become a film set for the most...

Castles and palaces of Belarus, which everyone should visit

The castles of Belarus keep the centuries-old history of our country and attract many tourists, travelers and admirers of antiquity from all over the world. Of course, due to...

“Fara Vitovta” – a lost architectural monument of Grodno

Perhaps one of the most famous lost architectural monuments of Belarus is the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, better known as Fara Vytautas. Where does the name "Far" come from...

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