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  • Castle mound

    Veliuona Things to Do

    The mound of Gediminas grave is known from end of 13th century. There was at first wooden castle, later – brick castle, both named Junigeda (it is also old name of Veliuona). A way how castle looked like you could see at second my tip photo. Some unproven information tells that here Duke Gediminas (founder of capital Vilnius) was murdered, and here...

  • Vytenai village with castle

    Veliuona Off The Beaten Path

    Vytenai is more or less a village with a castle. Representational castle was built in 1604 – 1610 by Hungarian merchant Janusz Eperjesh in renaissance style. In 18th century some classical details were added. It is one of the most picturesque castles in Lithuania together with Vilnius, Trakai, Birzai, Kaunas castles. Nowadays it is under...

  • Town of river Nemunas

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    River Nemunas for a long time was a defensive border of Lithuanian Grand Duchy and Order of Crusaders. So, that’s why the banks of both sides were fully of castles. Nowadays only representational castles left, a place is famous in means of tourism (so called Nemunas – bank trips from Kaunas to Jurbarkas). Veliuona is one of mains stops here to...


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