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Explore Raudondvaris in Lithuania

Raudondvaris in the region of Lithuania (general) is a town in Lithuania - some 61 mi or ( 99 km ) West of Vilnius , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Raudondvaris

Current time in Raudondvaris is now 03:50 PM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Vilnius " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Kaliningrad, Zapyškis, Silele, and Šiauliai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Riga . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Raudondvaris ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kaunas - Lietuvos sirdis

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Filmukas apie Kauna grojant Kauno himnui "Zemyn upe" ..

101. Litauen, Kaunas, S. Darius and S. Girėnas Airport, Cessna 206, Birds very close, 27.11.2009

1:06 min by Lasse Tur
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Litauen, Kaunas, Landing 27, 27.11.2009, Birdstrike S. Darius and S. Girėnas Airport ..


Invest in skyscraper project in Kaunas Lithuania.avi

4:41 min by andrenhelena
Views: 1133 Rating: 3.18

WE ARE LOOKING FOR INVESTORS! Kaunas is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris, and near the Kaunas Reservoir, the largest body of water entirely in ..

Joe Bonamassa - Stop! (Cover)

6:49 min by 1957People
Views: 716 Rating: 5.00

Kaunas is a very beautiful city, with a very cozy historical centre and modest and nice people. Joe Bonamassa is an American blues rock guitarist and singer. He is one of the most outstanding guitaris ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Raudondvaris Castle

Raudondvaris Castle (Lithuanian: Raudondvario pilis, literally "Red Manor"), also referred to as Raudondvaris Manor, is a Gothic-Renaissance gentry residence, located in the eponymous town of Raudondvaris, Lithuania. First mentioned as a pagan keep by Teutonic chroniclers in 1392. When Samogitia was handed over to the Order, the Teutons built a small castle of Koenigsburg on this spot, housing 80 knights and 400 soldiers.

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Located at 54.94 23.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kaunas County, Castles in Lithuania, Museums in Kaunas County

Ritterswerder

Ritterswerder was a short-lived wooden castle built by the Teutonic Knights in fall 1391. It was located on an island in the Neman River near Lampėdžiai, now part of the city of Kaunas. The Knights built the castle after they failed to capture Vilnius, capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, in a five-week siege in September–October 1390.

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Located at 54.91 23.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1391 establishments, 1392 disestablishments, Castles of the Teutonic Knights, Former castles in Lithuania, History of Kaunas, History of Lithuania (1219–1569)

Šilainiai

Šilainiai is an elderate in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas, built as a microdistrict in the 1980s. It is one of the largest elderates in the city, covering 25.33 hectares, and housing over 70,000 people as of 2006. Eighth and ninth forts of the Kaunas Fortress are located in the elderate.

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Located at 54.94 23.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Neighbourhoods of Kaunas

Ninth Fort

The Ninth Fort is a stronghold in the northern part of Šilainiai elderate, Kaunas, Lithuania. It is a part of the Kaunas Fortress, which was constructed in the late 19th century. During the occupation of Kaunas and the rest of Lithuania by the Soviet Union, the fort was used as a prison and way-station for prisoners being transported to labour camps. After the occupation of Lithuania by Nazi Germany, the fort was used as a place of execution for Jews, captured Soviets, and others.

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Located at 54.94 23.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kaunas, Forts in Lithuania, Gulag, History museums in Lithuania, History of Kaunas, Landmarks in Kaunas, Museums in Kaunas, Nazi concentration camps, Prison museums, The Holocaust in Lithuania, World War II museums

Aleksandras Stulginskis University

Aleksandras Stulginskis University is a university in Lithuania, located in Akademija 7 km west of Kaunas. It was renamed from Lithuanian University of Agriculture in 2011.

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Located at 54.89 23.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 1924 establishments in Lithuania, Agriculture in Lithuania, Educational institutions established in 1924, Universities and colleges in Kaunas, Universities in Lithuania