Karaites Ethnographic Museum
The peninsula itself is dotted with old wooden cottages, many built by the Karaites, a Judaic sect and Turkic minority originating in...
Trakai History Museum at Island Castle
The centrepiece of Trakai is its picture-postcard Island Castle atop an island on Lake Galvė. The painstakingly restored red-brick...
Trakai Historical National Park
Trakai is protected by the Trakai Historical National Park, spanning 80 sq km, since 1991.
There is a definite Turkic feel to Trakai's other Karaite-driven restaurant, where piping-hot pastries are likewise cooked up alongside...
Lonely Planet review
This green wooden house with Karaite kitchen is the spot to munch on traditional Karaite pasties called kibinai (a meat-stuffed cushion akin to a Cornish pasty that is served with a bread-based drink similar to gira ). But beware that first bite - scalding-hot juices pour out. The pretty garden with lake view is particularly peaceful and a hole in the wall doles out meat- or veg-stuffed kibinai to take away.