Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and the castle territory

Tour Number

Activity Level

399899


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, First Time Visitor

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Norwegian (fluent), English (fluent)

Royal Palace in Vilnius


Its one of the most important museums in Lithuania. Main residence og the roolers of the grand dukes of Lithuania was built in 13th century and in 15th century it became luxurious italian renaissance style palace. Unfortunately the palace was damaged, abandoned after the war with Russia in 17th century and completely destroyed 200 years ago. Lithuanians had always a dreamed to rebuilt the main residence of The Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It was done and finished at 2009. Almost 500 000 archaeological findings were found in the territory: parts oh the houses from 13-14 centuries, wells, titles, weapons, tools of craftsmen, jewelries and many others. Its interesting to look at the authentic ruins of the gothic castle, to hear history of our country, to explore archaeological findings found in the castles territory, to look at the recreated interiors and to hear about royal life in Lithuania and many interesting details. Entrance price 3 EUR is not included in the tour price.

Itinerary

Cathedral square
Italian baroque St. Casimir chapel in the cathedral
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
Panoramic view of Vilnius old town from the tower

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Meeting in the Cathedral square near the entrance to the palace.

End location: Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

Duration: 2 hours

What’s Included

Excursion in the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania with a local guide in english, norwegian or lithuanian language.
Cathedral square.
Enter to the main church in Lithuania- Cathedral and Italian baroque St. Casimir chapel.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3 EUR - Entrance ticket price 3EUR

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