Mysterious places of Russia - the ancient cities of Siberia
It is considered that we are Russian nation is quite young.In fact, four thousand years ago Egyptian pyramids were built.Not even Jesus Christ was born,and the ancient Romans had already…

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Build in Romanesque style
Architecture – also the annals of the world: she says when you have kept silent and songs, and stories" (Nikolai Gogol). The first buildings emerged in the Neolithic period when…

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Medieval architecture in Western Europe
Medieval architecture in its development passed through two successive stages: an early period of the Romanesque style (XI-XII centuries) and late - Gothic period (XII-XV centuries). The early period of…

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Dolmens - ancient burial structures of South Korea
Dolmens are ancient burial structures, which are often found in Asia, Europe and North Africa. In Korea is the largest number of dolmens in the world. They are of great…

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The Sights Of Lithuania

Lithuania will give You a great experience preserved medieval buildings and architectural ensembles.

In Vilnius be sure to visit the famous Gediminas Castle, the Upper castle is the heart of the town, one of the first Gothic buildings Dating from the 13th century. Also of interest are the city wall with the gates of dawn, St Michael’s Church, some University house, a former elluminate and several houses. The churches of St. Casimir, Dominicans, Trinitarians, building quite massive domes designed in the Baroque style. A masterpiece of Vilnius Baroque should be considered built in the second half of the 18th century Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. The pinnacle of classicism should be the building of Vilnius Cathedral. In addition, the list of creations of classicism include the original building of the city hall, the former Governor’s Palace, hall of columns of the University, houses Oginski, Tyshkevicha, Chodkeviciai.

In Vilnius great number of museums, exhibition halls, Artillery Bastion (exposition of ancient weapons), Center for contemporary art, the national Museum, the national gallery, the Radziwill Palace, the amber Museum, and others.

In Kaunas You will see the remains of an ancient fortress belonging to the 13th and 16th centuries. The construction of the Gothic style include Kaunas castle (13th-17century). Cathedral Peter and Paul Cathedral – the only Gothic Cathedral in Lithuania, built in the Romanesque style. House of Perkunas (the end of the 15-16 century) – one of the largest Gothic buildings in Lithuania. Palace of Prince Masalskoe is a creation of the Renaissance. Baroque monastery built kamaldoliytsev Pažaislis (one of the most beautiful creations of its kind in Northern Europe), city hall, Jesuit Church. In the second half of the 19th century there was a new part of Kaunas.

A list of the main attractions of other cities of Lithuania:

Attractions Of Neringa :

– Kuršių neria

– Mountain witch to Juodkrante

– The Manna House

Amber gallery

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House looked up from the roots: How to tolerate the building
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Mysterious structures — copony
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The megalithic temples of Malta
Mysterious megalithic temples of Malta are on the list of world cultural heritage sites of UNESCO, as a single group. These wonderful sanctuaries are more than 5 thousand years. Every…

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Dolmens of the Caucasus
Megaliths (from the Greek. — large, Ai0og — rock) — prehistoric structures of large stone blocks, joined without cement or mortar. In the limiting case that one module (the menhir).…

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