XV century

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.

Trakai Castle

The historical capital of Lithuania is Trakai which is otherwise known as the ‘town of lakes’. Trakai town owns a unique castle which is the only one of its type in the entire Eastern Europe. The castle is surrounded by waters on all four sides and is called the Trakai Island Castle. Though constructed in 1410 just after the famous Battle of Grünenwald as a defense fortress, it was turned into a residence of Grand Dukes of Lithuania Vytautas and Kęstutis.

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