Medininkai Castle

Medininkai Castle (Lithuanian: Medininkų pilis), a medieval castle in Vilnius district. It is believed that the castle was built in the first half of the 14th century under the rule of the Lithuanian...

Palanga

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. It is the busiest summer resort in Lithuania and has beaches of sand and sand dunes. The Šventoji and Rąžė River...

Literatų street in Vilnius

It is thought that this street was named “Literatai” only at the second half of 19th century in the honour of Adomas Mickevičius (Adam Mickiewicz) who lived here. The poet Adomas Mickevičius lived at...

Klaipėda Town Hall

It is a historical building in which during the Napoleon wars king of Prussia, Friedrich Wilhelm III with his wife Luise temporary moved theirs residence (1807-1808). The building it self was built i...

The Gediminid-Jagiellonian dynasty

The Gediminids-Jagiellonians was a royal dynasty of monarchs in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Kingdom of Poland that reigned from the 14th to the 16th century. Also, members of this dynasty reigne...

Vilniaus street in Šiauliai

Vilniaus street, “The Boulevard”, is the central street of Šiauliai city. Vilniaus Street in Šiauliai became pedestrianized boulevard in 1975 and it was the third such a venue in Europe a...

Šiauliai

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania. The city was first mentioned in written sources as Soule in Livonian Order chronicles describing the battle of Saule. Thus, the city’s founding date ...

Marijampolė

Marijampolė is an industrial city and the capital of the Suvalkija region of Lithuania. The Šešupė River divides the city into two parts which are connected by six bridges. The settlement was origina...

The Hill of Crosses – Kryžių kalnas

The Hill of Crosses – Kryžių kalnas is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania. The precise origin of the practice of leaving crosses on the hill is unce...