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The diplomatic corps and the Parisian fashion gave Kaunas the features of the western capital. A Panorama from the Owl Hill. In Kaunas Castle was re-captured by the Teutonic Knights.

Apparently, of the castle’s defense force ofonly 36 survived. Combining its identity with the best traditions of the Provisional Capital, it is open to the contemporary innovations, active and visible in the world.

Major reconstruction work started in and ended in Kaunas Views by Period. View of Kaunas City from Linksmakalnis. Due to its convenient location, it was used by the Swedish military during its war with the Polish—Lithuanian Commonwealthafter which its military functions ceased.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. A written account states that inthe Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights Winrich von Kniprode issued an order to gather information about the castle, specifically the thickness of its walls, as preparation for an assault on the castle.

Views Read Edit View history. The e-directory is primarily targeted at those who kajno no direct access to the library, museum, or guide services. Afterthe Teutonic Knights were no longer able to reconquer the castle.

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At this time the round tower underwent some repair; later the firing bastion was excavated from beneath several overlying strata. The castle was used as a prison in the 18th century; later the Russian administration granted permission for houses to be built in the castle’s territory, istodijos resulted in significant damage to the castle itself.


At some time inpart of the castle was flooded by the Neris River. Its users represent different social groups and occupations, foreigners who come to Kaunas for studies or work, Lithuanian emigrants, etc. View from the hill.

The subject of article is the image of Kaunas interwar bohemia, captured in iconographic materials art works, photographs, caricatures and in memories of contemporaries. During the Holocaust years the Jewish community of Kaunas was almost destroyed.

We recommend the vegetarian burger with pumpkin patty. She was the main model of his sculptures. Kaunas city and this castle was mentioned in the famous Lithuanian [1] [2] -Polish poet Adam Mickiewicz poem Konrad Wallenrodby set in the 14th-century Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The castle is open to tourism, and hosts occasional festivals. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Shibbolet Login User Login.

During the 16th century, the castle was strengthened and adapted to new defensive purposes by the construction of an artillery bastion near the round tower. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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On Easter Sunday inthe knights conducted a Ietorijos at the castle to commemorate their victory. We can see the face of A. This is the year when Kaunas art school, designed by Vladimiras Dubeneckis one of the authors of the M. Shibboleth authentication is only available to registered institutions.

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The first art school in Lithuania was the alma mater of many prominent artists. The most important feature of Kaunas is the rich and diverse culture that opens the city for Europe and the world. The remaining portions of the round tower were not reconstructed to their original height, nor were the castle walls; the bigger part of them are only remaining foundations of the walls. The excavated bastion was in very good condition.


Interwar Kaunas was the Provisional Capital of Lithuania. Archaeological data suggests that a stone castle was built on the site during the middle of the 14th century. The city became the center of Anti-Nazi resistance, here was founded and acted The Supreme Committee for the Liberation of Lithuania in After the Battle of GrunwaldKaunas Castle lost its strategic military importance and was used as a residence. The Anti-Soviet resistance movement grew up in the city.

It seems likely that the Lithuanians mustered an army near Vilnius as a strategic maneuver, since Lithuanians could use the downstream flow of the Neris River to transport artillery and military provisions from Vilnius; the Knights were forced to use overland or upstream transport. My New User Account. Archeological evidence suggests that it was originally built during the midth century, in the Gothic style. The e-directory is being regularly updated and supplemented with new textual and visual information, references; inaccurate facts are being corrected.

At the bottom of the bastion a firing gallery was installed, which was linked with the tower. Protection of the castle began in ; nearby houses were demolished, and the territory was examined by archeologists.

The project also covers all sorts of artistic performances and happenings taking place on the Owl Hill.