6 Sights in Trakai, Lithuania (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in Trakai, Lithuania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Trakai, Lithuania.List of cities in Lithuania Sightseeing Tours in Trakai
1. Trakai Peninsula Castle
Trakai Peninsula Castle is one of the castles in Trakai, Lithuania. It is located on a peninsula between southern Lake Galvė and Lake Luka. Built around 1350–1377 by Kęstutis, Duke of Trakai, it was an important defensive structure protecting Trakai and Vilnius, capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, against attacks of the Teutonic Knights. Much of the castle was destroyed in the 17th century. Remaining walls and towers are preserved and protected by the Trakai Historical National Park.
2. St. Mary Church
St. Mary Church in Trakai, Lithuania, is a Roman Catholic church. It was founded by Vytautas the Great in 1409 and constructed in gothic style. Later it was significantly altered during the Baroque period, and its current appearance is mostly defined by these alterations. The main altarpiece contains the icon, The Mother of God of Trakai.
Wikipedia: Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Trakai (EN), Website
3. Trakai mound
Trakai Mound, Pilies Kalnas, Auka Hill – a mound in the territory of Trakai district municipality, in the northern part of Trakai, is reached at the trakai historical national park administration building by turning Kęstutis street to the northeast, 200 m away is behind the precipice of the peninsula castle.
4. Varnių (Varnikių) piliakalnis
Varnikai Mound, Veršupka – a mound in the territory of Trakai district municipality, Trakai eldership. It is accessible from highway 4727 Trakai–Lentvaris–Brick Vokė , after Ostruvka turning north by highway towards Varnikai, 2.9 km away is to the right north of the highway, when it turns to the west.
5. Garbšių piliakalnis
Garbšiai mound, Juodkalnis, Church Hill – a mound in the territory of Ignalina district municipality, garbšiai village, Kazitiškis eldership. Accessible from the road Kazitiškis – Švedriškės by turning to Garbšius, it is located in the western part of the village.
6. Trakų kenesa
Trakai Kenesa is the kenesa (synagogue) of the Qaraite Jewish community in Trakai, Lithuania, and a rare example of one of the surviving kenesas of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. It was built in the 18th century, restored in the 1890s and is still in use.
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