Aerial Shots of Vilnius and Trakai Castle in Lithuania with CiCi Li

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Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania. Although Vilnius is often called a baroque city, here you will find some buildings of gothic, renaissance, and other styles. Like the narrow curved streets and cozy courtyards are in the medieval style. The Old Town is the historical centre of Vilnius and it’s also an UNESCO World Heritage site. The main sights of the city are the Gediminas Castle and the Cathedral Square. They are symbols of the capital.

 

Trakai is a small town in southeastern Lithuania, 23-km southwest of Vilnius. It is built on a narrow, elongated peninsula dividing Lakes Galvė, Totoriškės and Luka. These lakes form part of an interconnected group that consists of at least 30 larger or smaller lakes.

 

The castle is sometimes referred to as “Little Marienburg”. 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 centres of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the castle held great strategic importance.

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2 Comments
  1. M Ro says

    I would like to eat cooking, passing a dream together, in order to participate. 私は参加するために夢をともに通って、料理を食べたい。

    Your charm I would like to look at, looking at cooking and a great scene by two persons. The every day angel heart of gratitude in this [ always delicious / recipe-book ] Thank you! Love あなたの魅力と 料理と素敵な景色を二人で眺めながら見てみたい いつも美味しい料理 本当に感謝の日々天使心 有難う!愛!

  2. Ally says

    Hi, CiCi! You cutie pahtootie! Your newest fan! ~~ Ally

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