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A place were ever burning fire was under pagan sacred place.
But later on christians conquered the area, and build a small chapel on it, of course.
Still, it is sacred place for balts, balts religion too.
Birutė (died 1382) was the second wife of Kęstutis, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and mother of Vytautas the Great. Little is known about Birutė’s life, but after her death a strong cult developed among Lithuanians. Birutė was a priestess who served Pagan gods, suggesting that...More
This hill is named after the priestess Birutė, who is said to have lived here, kept the holy fire and had dedicated her life to serving the Pagan gods. Apparently she was very attractive and when Grand Duke Kęstutis heard of her beauty, he asked...More