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Farmstead of a Alanta Manor
Neo-romantic style Alanta Manor House can be found in Naujasodis Village, Molėtai district, which is situated right by the town of Alanta. Palace of an exceptional facade, built in the middle of the 19th century, had recently been restored again, by maintaining their authenticity. Not only the main building of the manor but also the whole complex of the buildings and a well-maintained park with three small ponds have remained up until the current days. This is the reason why nowadays...
Commercial buildings of Molėtai (Jewish trading house from the beginning of the 20th c.)
In the centre of Molėtai, at the crossroad of the two main streets, an old red-brick building always attracts an eye. We would like to suggest you to pause and briefly touch the history, since those are commercial buildings of Molėtai – Jewish trading house from the beginning of the 20th c., which has survived many fires, destroying the town. The Jewish had settled in Molėtai in the 18th century and on the second half of the 19th century they have already accounted for around 80...
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Molėtai Sculpture Park
Molėtai Sculpture Park is situated at the outskirts of the town by the Pastovis Lake, therefore it is a perfect place not only to take a walk and to enjoy the peacefulness in the shelter of nature but also to admire the works created by the artists. Contemporarily equipped park under the open sky exhibits various works made of wood, black, grey and brownish granite, created by sculptors-architects from Lithuania, Wales, France and Poland. Two young artists Dalia Cibauskaitė and...
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Luokesai ancient settlement, Luokesai ancient settlement II
Luokesai Lake situated near Molėtai is an important place for the history of Lithuania. In the year 2000, for the first time in Lithuania, archaeologists had discovered remains of an ancient settlement built on the stilts. After a year, the remains of the second similar settlement were found in the same lake. The settlements are situated near the shore, in a shallow place and are around 600 meters from each other. The lake has a total of around 400 stilts rammed into the bottom which...
St. Lawrence Church of the Repentance Canons Monastery ensemble
St. Lawrence Church of the Repentance Canons Monastery ensemble in a small Videniškiai town is a significant architectural building which is worth visiting by everyone who is not only interested in history, architecture and culture but who wants to find peacefulness of soul and revival in a cosy village church, where on the right side you will find a square chapel built with a huge cellar. This was the place where the representatives from a very well known Dukes Giedraičiai family...
Lake Fishery Museum, Antanas Truskauskas Hunting and Nature Exhibition (divisions of Molėtai Area Museum)
Lake Fishery Museum is a unique place, where you will find everything that is related with fishery in the lakes: from various fishing tools up to the rarest fish which can be found in the lakes. You will also get acquainted with ancient fishing and how this business was changing as the years gone by. The museum is established in the ethnographic farmstead of a fisher, which was rebuilt in the 19th century, consisting of the wooden hut and a barn typical for the Highlands, situated in...
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Observation Tower of Labanoras Regional Park
Labanoras Regional Park is the biggest regional park in Lithuania and its surroundings are exceptional by the variety of landscapes as well as especially rich flora and fauna. Therefore, the nature lovers are gathering to this place for a long time now and their numbers have grown after building an impressive tower to look around the surroundings, which is otherwise called Mindūnai Observation Tower. You can reach the tower, exceptional by its impressive form, through a forest road with...
Ethnographical Farmstead and the Ancient Observatory of Celestial Bodies (division of Molėtai Area Museum)
When driving the cosy road on the picturesque shore of Lenktinis Lake, you will reach the Ethnographical Farmstead, which is a traditional cottage typical for the Highlands. Here you will see the remaining buildings of an old ethnographic farmstead: a cellar and a barn. A traditional two-sided farmhouse was also built near them. Right by the Ethnographical Farmstead there is an Observatory of Celestial Bodies – a sacred place. Prepare to go back to the ancient times and get acquainted...
< 10 min.
Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology
Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology is one of the mostly visited places in Lithuania by the tourists from abroad. It was established in Molėtai district, near Kulioniai village, a little farther from Molėtai Astronomical Observatory, close to the mound. Museum of Ethnocosmology is also called astronomical pavilion of special purpose, since its three constitutive parts – underground gallery with five halls, observation tower with a telescope and an outer exhibition create an impression...
Former place of Dubingiai Castle, called the Hill of the Castle (Dubingiai bridge)
The Hill of the Castle can be found in the exceptionally beautiful peninsula of Asveja Lake, where a very important Dubingiai Castle used to stand some time ago in the past. You will be able to experience the beauty of these surroundings when driving towards the former place of the castle. The Asveja Lake stretching for around 30 kilometres is exceptional by its deeply carved shores, framed by hills covered in forests, which are reflected in the clear water of the lake. After climbing up the...
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5 % forest path
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