Cultural sightseeing in Lithuania

Lithuania is incredibly rich in various historical and cultural attractions. There are two hundred parks, more than fifty reserves, and two and a half thousand lakes in the country. The centuries-old heritage of the country will allow you to plunge into history. The capital of Lithuania can boast with well-preserved religious complexes. In Vilnius, it’s worth to visit the church of St. Anne, which is the most valuable monument. The Gothic church is fascinating; its facade shows incredible patterns formed with several types of bricks. The interior features three altars and a survived antique organ. Vilnius also has a national museum founded in 1855. The exhibition halls feature unique collections of paintings, dishes, coins, and other historical artifacts.
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The repeatedly reconstructed World Castle combines Renaissance and Gothic styles. Each new owner sought to bring something new, corresponding to his era. Therefore, construction continued for several centuries. Works began in the 16th century. The fortress in Kaunas is one of the earliest buildings in Lithuania. Constructed in the 14th century, it was virtually destroyed by the Teutonic Order. The fortress was being restored over a long period of time. After the reconstruction, it was decided to open a tourist center in one of the towers. The magnificence of the Cathedral in Vilnius is difficult to describe. The interior of the cathedral impresses with its majesty and beauty. The interior is adorned with paintings and other works of art dating from the 16th and 19th centuries.
A huge number of attractions is concentrated in the ancient city of Klaipeda. One of the most outstanding is the Memel Castle. It was built in the early Middle Ages. The place was not completely preserved, but the architects were able to recreate its original appearance. Since 2002, the castle is used for the exhibition of the Historical Museum. It is impossible not to visit the Old Town during your stay in Klaipeda. Seems that it was created according to sketches of fairy tales. Old houses with tiled roofs are half hidden by vines. Yards are full of flowers. You can easily get lost on the streets, as they are winding and tangly. The city has a lot of amazing museums, including Lithuanian Sea Museum, the Museum of Clocks, a Museum of Lithuania Minor, and a picture gallery of Pranas Domšaitis. A spectacular show with marine mammals is shown in the sea museum. Copyright
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In Lithuania, you can visit not only the ancient castles. One of the districts of Kaunas features a unique building consisting of twenty floors. It is shaped like a banknote in one thousand LTL. It was finished in the first half of the 20th century. Its construction was completed in 2008. Since then, it is one of the most prestigious office buildings in the country. This choice of the facade was made not by accident. The banknote reminds all modern entrepreneurs about the old traditions, shows the independence of the country, and the robustness of the Lithuanian economy. The main museum of the city is the M.K. Ciurlionis National Art Museum; it displays avant-garde works of this famous Lithuanian author. There is also the Aviation Museum, the Military Museum of Vytautas the Great, and the Communication History Museum.
Kirche St. Kasimir One of the most recognizable sights of Lithuania is the Curonian Spit. A thin peninsula stretches along the Baltic Sea for a hundred kilometers to the Kaliningrad region. Now, it is occupied by the National Park, which is famous for its Dancing Forest. Not far from the village of Juodkrante, there is a pine forest on a hill. Locals call it the Mountain of Witches. According to a legend, witches have arranged covenants there since ancient times. Even the main hex didn’t miss the opportunity to visit the feast. It’s believed that witches not only frightened people, but also sent hail, drought, bad weather, and also turned people into rocks. In this place, legends acquire a new sound. They cease to be fairy tales and become folk legends passed from generation to generation in each family.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas in Lithuania
♥   Kristaus Karaliaus katedra, Panevėžys. On the map   Photos
♥   Šv. Apaštalų Petro ir Pauliaus katedra, Šiauliai. On the map   Photos
♥   Kryžių kalnas, Šiauliai. On the map   Photos
Map of all palaces
Palaces in Lithuania
♥   Palace 'Historical Presidential Palace' Kaunas. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Presidential Palace' Vilnius. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Radziwill Palace' Vilnius. On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace in Vilnius' . On the map   Photos
♥   Palace 'Sapieha Palace in Vilnius' . On the map   Photos

Culture and monuments in popular cities of Lithuania

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