Sightseeing

Tuskulėnai Manor and Quiet park

Tuskulėnai Quiet park occupying territory of 7,5 hectares is an important historical and architectural monument of Vilnius city as people here can enjoy marvelous views of recently renovated Tuskulėnai Manor buildings of late classicism style  or pray for hundreds of right there buried victims of Soviet regime.

Biržai Castle

The Biržai castle is the best preserved bastion fort in Lithuania located in Biržai town, the North of Lithuania. It is a renaissance building which is a cultural and architectural monument.

Raudonė Castle

In a little Raudonė settlement located in Jurbarkas district, South western Lithuania, where only about 1880 inhabitants live, there is an outstanding historical monument standing. It is a beautiful Raudonė castle of Revival Style built there in the 16th century. The Raudonė castle is one of the most famous architectural structures in Jurbarkas district.

Šiauliai Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul

The Šiauliai Cathedral is one of the most visited by pilgrims prayer house in Lithuania. There is nothing to be surprised about: located really close to the main center of pilgrimage attraction, the Hill of Crosses, Šiauliai Cathedral is almost always visited by pilgrims for confession after their visit to Hill of Crosses.

Church of St. John

One of the most impressive baroque churches, located in Vilnius city which is also called the city of churches, is the Church of St. John. Beautifully integrated into composition of Vilnius University architectural complex it distinguishes in its architectural beauty and in including one of the highest structures in Vilnius Old Town – the bell tower.

Holocaust Exposition

Establishers of the Holocaust exposition called “The Catastrophe” have raised a question: “What did it mean to be a Jew in 1941-1944 in Lithuania?“. The answer can be found in the Holocaust exposition in Vilnius which tells about the life in Lithuania of Jew national minority since their arrival until their tragic ruin in the middle of 20th century.

Tolerance Center

One of the most important departments of Vilna Gaon Jewish State Museum in Lithuania is the Tolerance center in Vilnius. The name of the center tells volumes for its` main purpose to spread tolerance, comprehension, sensibility and other values in a society.

The Cat Museum

It is almost 20 years already when the Cat Museum resounds Šiauliai city in all over the world. The museum was established in 1990 at the Center of Naturalists by Vanda Kavaliauskienė. She brought here her large collection of cats of various shapes, models and designs as there was no enough room left in her own apartment. It is a unique museum of its type in all Baltic states.

Paneriai Memorial Museum

Paneriai Memorial Museum is a subsidiary of National Vilnius Gaon Jewish Museum. It is located just 16 kilometers from Vilnius city center. It is a little building standing in the same place where Soviets decided to establish a military base during the Second World War. 7 deep potholes were prepared for stores of liquid fuel there. The same potholes, however, were used for other purposes by Nazis.

Museum of Ancient Beekeeping

According to scientists, the oldest cult among people was worship of nature objects. Animals, plants, natural forces were thought to be higher powers than humanity. Lithuanians are the nation which professed paganism longer than any other European country. Thus it is not surprising that attention to some former sainted relicts is meaningful till nowadays. Bees and trees where they lived were thought to be saint in Lithuania.

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