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I was lucky

Really nice. I was really lucky. When I arrived, it was the end of a festival. They were tidying... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
XenaPoppins
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Tres Cantos, España
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Well worth a visit

You can see archaeological finds in the museum. Then you can visit the ruins of the church... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Robert D
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Brooklyn, New York
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Jul 15, 2018
“I was lucky”
Jul 8, 2018
“Well worth a visit”
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The archaeological reserve contains many monuments including burial sites and a five-mound defense complex, the biggest of its kind in Lithuania.
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Kernave, Sirvintu region | about 35 km NW of Vilnius, Kernave 4115, Lithuania
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Really nice. I was really lucky. When I arrived, it was the end of a festival. They were tidying up, so I could get in for free. There was still music and a couple of places to buy food. One of them had "old style"...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

You can see archaeological finds in the museum. Then you can visit the ruins of the church. Finally you can visit the mounds. When I went, they had the Days of Live Archaeology Festival. People from Lithuania and neighboring countries demonstrated ancient crafts. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I would recommend to visit the museum first and then to walk around. History from Ace age till Middle Ages, short films showing craftsmen skills, instruments and history in brief. I enjoyed. A little disappointment - there is only one place to eat with "simple"...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Vilma A
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Kernave is unique in many ways. The first capital of Lithuania is like a well kept secret - till you are there, and till you understand why and how it was as it was - with its hills and closeness to the river. Make an...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

The Museum was closed on the day that we travelled to Kernave, but we were able to walk around the reserve. Unfortunately there was no signage or information whatsoever so we were unable to understand fully what the mounds were about. Also, there is only...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Leanne M
Reviewed October 24, 2013

I liked this archaeological reserve very much. It's a bit difficult to find at first as in Kernave there are no signposts that mark the place. Only after checking the street name we parked our car and went for a walk on one of the...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

Kernave is a very important archeological and historical sight, not only for the history of Lithuania, but also for the history of Europe. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and deservedly so. Finds here date back 13,000 years to the end of the last...More

Date of experience: July 2013
4  Thank Stephen P
Reviewed July 6, 2013

I was here this summer. The museum of ancient history is modern. I climbed into all mounds. Even you are wearing hils you can do it because there are wooden stairs. You can see ruins of very very old Catolics church next to the mounds....More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank zitaplyta
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Spring is the best time to visit Kernave, some 40 km from Vilnius centre to North-West, Ancient castle hills are covered by perfect green grass. Master-view on Neris valley from Mindaugas throne castle hill. Just imagine how busy this ancient site was some 10 or...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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