Tour to Trakai- medieval capital of Lithuania

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  • Vilnius, Bezirk Vilnius, Litauen

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    Trakai

  • Vilnius, Bezirk Vilnius, Litauen

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Trakai town is ancient capital of Lithuania. It is located 28 km west from Vilnius and it is one of the most popular resorts in Lithuania. There are 197 lakes in the Trakai region and 5 in the Trakai town. Island's castle is one of the most often visited historical-architectural monuments in Lithuania. Karaites are the small ethnic minority living in Trakai for about 600 years. Its interenting to get acquainted with their culture.
We can also visit Uzutrakis palace with the beautiful English stile park near it. This tour is recommended to those tourists who like old architecture, history, culture and nature. During this excursion we can taste traditional food of Karaites.

Instead of Uzutrakis manor after visiting Trakai castle we can visit the small town of Paneriai. Under the Nazis occupation it was one of the largest shooting sites of the SS. A museum and several memorial stones were built to commemorate up to 100 000 of Jews and other victims.

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Duration: 5 Hours
Language: English
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Maximum number of participants: 4

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