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Kernavė

Kernavė was a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and today is a tourist attraction and an archeological site (population 272, 2011). It is located in the Širvintos district municipality located in southeast Lithuania. A Lithuanian state cultural reserve was established in Kernavė in 1989. In 2004 Kernavė Archaeological Site was included into UNESCO world heritage list. Kernavė is a small town …

Trakai Island Castle

Trakai Island Castle (Lithuanian: Trakų salos pilis) is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania, on an island in Lake Galvė. The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by Kęstutis, and around 1409 major works were completed by his son Vytautas the Great, who died in this castle in 1430. Trakai was one of the main centers of the Grand …

Dūkštos

Dūkštos is a village in Vilnius District Municipality, Lithuania. According to the 2011 census, the village had a population of 311 people, up from 164 in 1979. Dūkštos village was mentioned for the first time in 1365 when the Teutonic Order attacked nearby Kernavė and local inhabitants evacuated to Dūkštos. In 1647, a church was built, sponsored by a Lithuanian noblewoman Dorota Giedraitytė-Daubarienė. This church …

Lithuania National Stadium

The Lithuania National Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Vilnius, Lithuania, that has been under construction since 1987. It is planned mostly for football matches and will host the home matches of the Lithuania national football team. It would replace the demolished Žalgiris Stadiumand the current LFF Stadium as the main stadiums in Vilnius. The project for the stadium was prepared by architect Algimantas Nasvytis in 1985.[1] The construction started …