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Presidential Palace in Vilnius; Lithuania in Winter

The Presidential Palace | Vilnius

The Presidential Palace | Vilnius Lithuania, Vilnius This palace, located in the centre of Vilnius, has been the seat of the President of Lithuania since 1997. However, the history of this palace is much longer – the works on its construction began already in...
Trakai Castle on Lake Galvė in winter; Lithuania

Trakai Castle | Lithuania

Trakai Castle | Lithuania Lithuania, Trakai Work on the construction of Trakai Castle in Lithuania began as early as the 14th century. Trakai Castle history facts The construction of this Gothic castle on Lake Galve was commissioned by Grand Duke Kiejstutun of...
Vilnius in Lithuania with its cathedral square is the perfect location for New Year’s Eve.

New Year’s Eve | Vilnius, Lithuania

The square was built in the 19th century after the reconstruction of Vilnius Cathedral. It is now the biggest square of Vilnius, a former area dense with public renaissance and medieval buildings. This photo of the cathedral square with the Christmas Tree was taken a day before celebrating New Year’s Eve in Vilnius a few years ago.

Vilnius winter photo of The Church of St Anne; Lithuania.

Church of St Anne | Vilnius, Lithuania

The Church of St Anne is famous for its representation of a flamboyant and brick gothic architectural style in Lithuania. What was fascinating was that the exterior of the church had remained almost unchanged since the 15th century, when it was erected. Thanks to St Anne Church, the old town of Vilnius can potentially be signed to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Vilnius Skyline on a winter evening, Lithuania

Vilnius Skyline | Lithuania

Minus 23°C…. It was this cold for almost a week and then – the river stopped moving entirely! And now, Vilnius was calmer again – the ice bumping sounds now disappearing into itself. It was a weird feeling to stand up there on the hill of Vilnius Castle and suddenly enjoying complete silence.

Panorama of Vilnius, Lithuania, with a focus on the Gedimias’ Tower.

Vilnius Castle | Vilnius, Lithuania

Being a symbol not only of the city but also of the state, Gediminas’ Tower is mentioned in traditional Lithuanian poems and songs. It all started with the Grand Duke of Lithuania – Gediminas, who had a dream, hinting that he should start building a city in this place. First, he erected wooden fortifications, which later were turned into construction, made of bricks.