Lithuania Travel Guide

  • Nida - Typical houses
    Nida - Typical houses
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  • Svyturys from Klaipeda
    Svyturys from Klaipeda
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    New Port: Klaipeda ferry
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Lithuania Highlights

  • Pro
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    AndreSTGT says…

     Beautiful lakes, deserted beaches, gorgeous women 

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     If you dont leave with an interesting story, you suck 

  • In a nutshell
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    Raimix says…

     Beautiful cities, green forests, blue rivers and lakes. 

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Vilnius

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1745,3598,104

Kaunas

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970,1714,36

Klaipeda

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235,497,39

Palanga

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127,272,41

Druskininkai

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126,175,15

Siauliai

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142,520,0

Nida

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100,258,11

Trakai

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217,635,4

Neringa

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42,69,0

Kernave

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19,47,0

Kedainiai

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137,215,0

Panevezys

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12,27,4

Anyksciai

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26,46,0

Birzai

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18,35,0

Birstonas

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45,100,0

Kalvarija

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25,28,0

Grutas

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107,170,0

Marijampole

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9,21,1

Kretinga

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15,35,0

Lazdijai

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55,98,1

Varena

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15,47,0

Rudamina

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34,77,0

Rokiskis

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12,23,0

Seduva

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18,110,0

Uzutrakis

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4,13,0

Paberze

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13,43,0

Sventoji

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11,22,0

Rietavas

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23,31,0

Pasvalys

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2,1,0

Merkine

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11,24,0

Alytus

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4,4,0

Marcinkonys

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4,14,0

Dotnuva

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31,54,0

Zagare

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2,10,0

Utena

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5,24,0

Ukmerge

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8,20,0

Tytuvenai

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1,8,0

Siauliai

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3,10,3

Medininkai

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5,11,0

Vilkaviskis

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1,2,0

Veisiejai

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39,50,0

Traku Voke

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6,11,0

Telsiai

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8,21,0

Suderve

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7,15,0

Semeliskes

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7,15,0

Radviliskis

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0,3,0

Mazeikiai

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2,15,0

Kintai

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0,3,0

Kaisiadorys

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10,16,0

Veliuona

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9,18,0

Vilnius

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  • Gediminas castle

    Vilnius Things to Do

    The funicular railway started operating in Vilnius in 2003. It takes people from the foot of Gediminas Hill and in 35 seconds the funicular railway covers the 71m. The ascending journey which includes getting on and off the funicular lasts around one minute. The train accommodates up to 16 people. Opening Hours: May to September (Mon to Sun) 10.00...

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  • Radisson SAS Astorija Hotel Vilnius

    Vilnius Hotels

    The Radisson Sas is one very nice hotel here in the old city. Good location where you can walk to...

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  • Nightclubs

    Vilnius Nightlife

    Entertainment Club GALAXY (GALAXY Pramogu Klubas) was located on the second floor of Forum Palace - on my picture. The building was modern, newly built and served as a center for sports, entartainment and business. I got to know looking at advertisements that It was universal arena where various events took place, such as banquets, fashion...

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Kaunas

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  • Kaunas in 1968

    Kaunas Favorites

    I was fortunate to visit Kaunas in July of 1968 when we had a tour around Soviet Pribaltica (Lithuania, Kaliningradskaya oblast', Latvia and Estonia) by our car.Among my fondest memory (because of the photo which has been kept since that time) is St. Michael the Archangel's Church on the main pedestrian street. It was built between 1891 and 1895...

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  • Park Inn Kaunas

    Kaunas Hotels

    New modern hotel. Now name Reval hotel Neris. I work in Reval hotel so i know how everything is...

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  • 9th fort

    Kaunas Things to Do

    Visiting IX fort was my purpose on the ride to Kaunas. I have heard a lot about it, also many of my friends have been there, so I decided finally to gather group of friends and drive to Kaunas.In Tzarist Russia, in the end of 19th century, Kaunas got new fortress. 9th fort was one of the best survived parts of fortress, so now here is museum about...

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Klaipeda

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  • Beautiful harbor

    Klaipeda Things to Do

    Klaipeda a very important sea transport harbor. International ferries go to Sweden, Germany and Denmark. Needless to say, most of Lithuanian's export and import are not possible without Klaipeda port. As Klaipeda is the only coastal city in Lithuania, summer holiday makers come to this city and take ferries to visit different white beaches which...

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  • Promenada

    Klaipeda Hotels

    This hotel is located on a side street several blocks north of the old town but only a short...

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  • Misty beauty

    Klaipeda Off The Beaten Path

    These views appear often in the surrounding nature near Klaipeda. However, you have to wake up early in the morning. Maybe 5 o'clock. These foggy photos are taken somewhere in Klaipeda on way to Palanga.

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Palanga

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  • Klaipeda

    Palanga Off The Beaten Path

    Klaipeda is a third biggest city in Lithuania. At the moment it is one of the biggest ports in Baltic sea. Despite of lot of destruction, still some old remains left. City is rich with its small, but cozy old town, also some nice place in new town could be found. It is possible to spend 1-2 days in Klaipeda to get good acquaintance of city.Klaipeda...

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  • Hotel Palanga

    Palanga Hotels

    This is definitely the best hotel in Palanga. Its situated perfectly close to the beach and to the...

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  • Palace of Tiskeviciai

    Palanga Things to Do

    Elegant form palace was built in 1897. The park near this palace was created already in 1848 and, I should tell, at this moment it is the most beautiful park in Lithuania. Park was made by project of famous French park architecture designer Andre. He is a creator of numerous parks in Europe and some of them also exist in Lithuania.Palace at the...

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Druskininkai

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Siauliai

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  • travel to other destinations

    Siauliai Things to Do

    A MUST Visit the Hill of Crosse's just a few klm's from the city,buse's run frequently from the bus station,Siauliai as a good local bus services and very cheap.Not a lot to see in this city the Cathedral and the lake,but out of town great shopping centres,the choice of food in the supermarkets would put the uk to shame,fabolous cloathes & shoes...

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  • Siaulia-Pelanga-Siauliai

    Siauliai Transportation

    JUST RECENTLY JULY 2012 Caught a bus from Siauliai to Pelanga on our return we caught a bus or catch one of the many minibuse's to Kretinga the bus station in this town,is next to bus station from there we caught the train [15-30[ to Siauliai coat for 2 41 litas,this with the mini bus fare was cheaper than catching the boring bus ride to Pelanga...

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  • Vilniaus street

    Siauliai Shopping

    Siauliai's main east-west shopping boulevard is Vilniaus street (Vilniaus gatve). It was partly turned into a pedestrianised steet in 1975 when it was the first of its kind in Lithuania. Vilniaus street is decorated with flowers, fountains and various sculptures, some of which represent the shops of the street (e.g. a book or a shoe...

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Nida

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  • Baltic Amber

    Nida Shopping

    About 80 % of the world's known amber resources are located in the Baltic region. Amber came into being some million years ago from the sap of various pine trees which became fossilized.One of the most popular souvenirs from the Baltic region are therefore all sorts of amber jewely or amber decorations. You find them in souvenir shops or at market...

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  • Villa Banga

    Nida Hotels

    Pamario Str. 2, Nida, 5872, Lithuania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2.5 out of 5 stars

  • Lithuanian beer: Svyturys

    Nida Local Customs

    Svyturys is a popular beer brand especially on the Curonian Spit as it is brewed in nearby Klaipeda. The brewery was established in 1784 and produces various sorts of beer like wheat beer (Baltas), dark beer (Baltijos) and of course lager beer (Ekstra). Nowadays Svyturys is owned by Baltic Beverages Holding which is controlled by the Carlsberg...

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Trakai

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  • Valve lake boat trip

    Trakai Things to Do

    Highly recommended is the boat trip on the lake. Cost was 25lt for 45 minutes and it was worth every Lt. You get to see the island castle from all sides plus all the other things that the lake has to offer.

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  • Apvalaus Stalo Klubas

    Trakai Hotels

    Karaimu 53 A., Trakai, LT 21104, Lithuania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Uzutrakis manor estate

    Trakai Things to Do

    The estate ensemble was created in 1897 - 1902 on the initiative of Count Jozef Tyszkiewicz and his wife Duchess Jadwiga Swietopolk-Czertwertynska. There are ponds, a comfortable net of pathways, groups of artificial cliffs and much more to explore here.

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Neringa

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  • Birds in Nida

    Neringa Things to Do

    The most popular place to fish in Kuronian lagoon is the port gate.... There are not only fishermen who enjoys it :-) Near Juodkrante there is a big territory occupied by cormorans. They are famous trees killers. I have a feeling this territory can be well used for horror movie :-) But there are also more kind birds :-)

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  • The beach

    Neringa Things to Do

    Differently than in developed summer resorts, don't expect to see strawy umbrellas, cots and umbrellas prepared for you in the Curonian Beach. There are also no high buildings close to the beach of Neringa. Anyhow, the beach is free for everyone (if you don't count entrance fee to the Curonian Spit), sand is cleaned regulary so just follow the...

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  • The scene for horor movie

    Neringa Things to Do

    When you drive from Juodkrante town to Nida town, take a little stop to see "nature monument" - Cormorants camp. These crazy, humongous birds eat fish from the Baltic sea, they are pretty good divers, then they come back home to nests in trees and empty their bowels. Everything looks very natural and fine if not dead trees around.. the thing is...

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Kernave

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  • Go by bikes to Kernave

    Kernave Sports & Outdoors

    As biking is the most interesting sport for me, I suggest you to bike from Vilnius to Kernave. The road is really ordered at this moment and route is not really difficult and complex.Vilnius > Suderve > Dukstos > Kernave.Suderve and Dukstos is really good choice to stop and see a beautiful churches of them. There is a presented oakery with...

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  • Bus is the best way to get to Kernave

    Kernave Transportation

    At first, road from Vilnius to Kernave is about 36 km. Bus to Kernave is always drives from Vilnius bus station, so it is easy to find. Buses is always stop mostly in centre of Kernave - the best orientation of centre and most admirable places at this small town is a high tower of the main red church.

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  • Sculptures of Iron Wolf and Moses

    Kernave Things to Do

    Near the church there are some sculptures worth visiting. First of them is the Iron Wolf. From the legend of how Vilnius was founded we know that the Iron Wolf was like a symbol to show that on that top of the hill, where he roared a castle should be built (now it it is Gediminas castle).So, Iron Wolf is very significant symbol of Vilnius and all...

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Kedainiai

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  • Common sow-thistles

    Kedainiai Local Customs

    Excuse, it's rather more Lithuanian than Kedainiai local custom tip.Driving around Lithuania at the beginning of May I saw meadows covered by numerous bright yellow flowers - common sow-thistles (Sonchus arvensis L. ssp. arvensis). They grew in Kedainiai as well. In Poland they were visible sign of spring.As I know the common sow-thistles grow in...

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  • Pyramidal cakes

    Kedainiai Local Customs

    There was tradition of baking such pyramidal cakes ("sakotis" in Lithuanian, "sekacz" in Polish) as on my picture in Lithuania and north-eastern Poland (Suwalki district). In the past they were baked mainly for wedding ceremonies. There was special celebration of cutting the cake and sharing among all, numerous wedding guests by young husband. I am...

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  • Lutheran Church

    Kedainiai Things to Do

    The church was beautiful under the Sun and people longed for the arrival of Spring seeing the church being surrounded by the bright sunlight.

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Panevezys

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  • Narrow gauge railway

    Panevezys Transportation

    Unfortunately there are no regular services anymore but the train can be chartered. If you are a group it could be worthwhile looking into it.There is a leaflet (in Lithuanian/English/German/Russian) with prices available at the tourist office on Laisves 11.

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  • Hotel Romantic

    Panevezys Hotels

    A rather big complex with car park that looks very new. I haven't been inside but it looks...

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  • Russian orthodox church

    Panevezys Off The Beaten Path

    There are of course several churches and cathedral in Panevezys but this small Russian Orthodox Church is my favourite. There is also an old grave yard but I have not found my great-grandfather's grave. I first spotted the church when I was on the bus coming from Kaunas.Near the Holy Trinity church which is on Nepriklausomybes square. The Russian...

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Anyksciai

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  • Museum of Antanas Vienuolis - Zukauskas

    Anyksciai Things to Do

    Museum houses an exhibition of two poets - Antanas Vienuolis and Antanas Baranauskas. There is a house, where Antanas Vienuolis originally lived and also a wooden barn, a place where Antanas Baranauskas loved to spend his leisure time and write famous Lithuania poem "Anyksciai pinewood".Also there is another, more modern building with temporal...

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  • Puntukas stone

    Anyksciai Off The Beaten Path

    Puntukas stone is located about 6 kilometers from Anyksciai. It is better to go there by car. It is second biggest stone now in Lithuania, and it was the biggest till 1957. Puntukas weights around 265 tons. Actually some of weight it lost, as it is as monument now for S. Darius and S. Girenas. They were pilots during interwar times, and flew from...

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  • Summer sledges

    Anyksciai Sports & Outdoors

    It is the first summer sledge attraction in Lithuania. The railing comes down and you can choose if you use stop lever on the sledges or not :)When I visited it, there were also many people with children visiting it. The ride is possible if the weather is not rainy or too much windy. One ride cost around 1,5 euros, if you take 5 per once, it cost...

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Birzai

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  • Driving car

    Birzai Transportation

    Birzai was reached by stopping in Rokiskis, so a small wing was made just to see smaller towns (Vilnius – Anyksciai – Rokiskis – Birzai). Anyway, it is possible to reach Birzai driving through Panevezys and Pasvalys as we made coming back home.It is no problem to leave car in town’s centre, as there are lot of free parking places (nearby J. Janonis...

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  • Old post office building

    Birzai Things to Do

    Red brick old post office is an example of Tsarist architecture that was alive in Lithuanian land at second half of 19th century and beginning of 20th. Actually such post offices were quite similar in whole Lithuania, the same could be told about Tsarist time’s railway station buildings.

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  • Manor of Tiskeviciai

    Birzai Things to Do

    You have to walk further and cross the wooden bridge through artificial Sirvena lake to reach Tiskeviciai manor (or, differently, Astravo manor). Manor was constructed in 1842 – 1862 by a project of Jonas Ticeskis. It is one of the best survived romantic style manors in Lithuania.Nowadays palace houses an administration of yarn factory, it is...

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Birstonas

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  • International Jazz festival

    Birstonas Local Customs

    Lithuanians like Jazz. Basically there are 4 international Jazz festivals Kaunas Jazz, Vilnius Jazz, Klaipeda Jazz and Birstonas Jazz. They have very particular atmospheres, there're a lot of people prefering Birstonas Jazz festival. It takes place every second year , on even years (so the next one is 2006) on the last weekend of March. More info...

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  • Jieznas – small town with beautiful...

    Birstonas Off The Beaten Path

    Jieznas first time was mentioned in 1492. Here was a palace of famous Pacai family (nowadays just some buildings, not looking as palace left).Jieznas is most known for its beautiful baroque church, construction of it was funded by Pacai. Churcf of St. Archangel Michael and John was built in 1670. Interior is beautifully decorated, here is one...

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  • Prienai – former rival of Birstonas

    Birstonas Off The Beaten Path

    Prienai got more significance than Birstonas in 17th century. Place got Magdeburg right in 1609. In 1785 the paper factory was established, it was one of the biggest in Lithuania. Town is interesting for its big wooden church, monument for Great Duke Kestutis, Freedom square, former buildings of water mill and paper factory. All significant...

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