Rasos Cemetery in Vilnius

Rasos Cemetery (Lithuanian: Rasų kapinės, Polish: cmentarz Na Rossie w Wilnie, Belarusian: Могілкі Росы) is the oldest and most famous cemetery in the city of Vilnius. Many famed Lithuanians, Poles, ...

Pažaislis monastery and church in Kaunas

Pažaislis monastery and church (Lithuanian: Pažaislio vienuolynas ir bažnyčia) form the largest monastery complex in Lithuania. It is the most magnificent example of Italian Baroque architecture in t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Town Hall of Kaunas

The Town Hall of Kaunas (Lithuanian: Kauno rotušė) stands in the middle of the Town Hall Square at the heart of the Old Town. The construction of Kaunas town hall started in 1542. At first it was a o...

Lukiškės Square (Lukiškių aikštė) in Vilnius

Lukiškės Square (Lukiškių aikštė) is the largest square in Vilnius, located in the center of the city. A major street in Vilnius, Gediminas Avenue, passes by the southern border of the square. Betwee...