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We made a flying visit to the Palace on a very cold day and evening was approaching and hunger and thirst was driving us to a reastaurant but still had time to admire the beautiful building. Very photogenic.
This place is HUGE. Many halls, a few buildings that are interconnected. Expect to spend a lot of time there and then you will get dizzy after all the interesting historical facts that you will learn there.
They even have a VR station, where you...More
Built on top of the excavated remains of the original castle, the palace is a reconstruction. There are some interesting exhibits and information about the history of Lithuania. The tower has great views over the city.
This was built on the ruins of the old palace and very well maintained. We spent a good 3.5 hours here. The security checked our bags as we enter. It was easy to navigate with clear signs. You have to purchase the tickets at the...More
The exhibition takes you to the ruins of the old castle (destroyed during Russian occupation), and tells you of the residence of the former Dukes of Lithuania. It offers big signs giving detailed explanation in both English and Lithuanian. However, to people unaccustomed to Lithuanian...More
The vast majority of the staff in the rooms are simply large texts explaining the history of Lithuania. Even though interesting to know, it turned to be boring just having to read texts, no art pieces, very pour things in the end to see. Even...More
This brand new museum opened in July this year. You enter via an escalator to the basement where you find wardrobes, ticket-counters, toilets and shop. 3 different tours are included, the archaeology and architectural aspects, the second reconstruction and interiors and thirdly weapons and everyday...More
Only did tour one and two but both were fascinating, first was all about the reconstruction of the palace and there was an awful lot to read but was interesting, second had decorated period rooms, crown jewels and porcelain, worth a visit and discounted for...More
A thoroughly worthwhile experience. The first part takes you through the various layers of construction & gives an excellent summary of the country's history. The next part is a tour through authentically recreated parts of the palace from Gothic to Baroque, & the last part...More