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Archaeological Site in Kernavė

Kernavė Cultural Reserve

Deemed an ‘exceptional testimony to 10 millennia of human settlements in this region’ by Unesco, which made it a World Heritage site in 2004, Kernavė is a must-see. Thought to have been the spot where Mindaugas (res…
Museum in Kernavė

Archaeological & Historical Museum

This absorbing museum traces the history of the area from 9000 BC to the 13th and 14th centuries AD. There is a wealth of artefacts on display – pottery, Iron Age tools, intricate horn seals – but the highlights are…
Cultural in Kernavė

Rasos Feast

This midsummer festival, on 23 June, brings medieval fun and frolics – axe throwing, catapulting, mead making and so on – to Kernavė.
Cultural in Kernavė

International Festival of Experimental Archaeology

This three-day festival, held annually in July, is lots of fun (despite the deadly name).