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Trakai Island Castle

By LotaLota
Trakai Island Castle is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania, on an island in Lake Galvė. The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by Kęstutis, and around 1409 major works were completed by his son Vytautas the Great, who died in this castle in 1430. Trakai was one of the main centers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the castle held great strategic importance.

Tags: Sky Landscape Red Travel Castle Old Tower Lake Architecture Stone Island Gothic Europe History Wall Medieval Lithuania Fortress Brick Tourism Landscape and travel Kingdom Trakai Lithuanian Galve

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NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2018 6:50AM
So very well photographed with excellent colour and depth. The bridge makes for the perfect lead in.

Thanks for sharing.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin
21 Nov 2018 6:53AM
i was there in 1979... remember climbing spiral stairs in one of the towers
a fine location and an excellent shot
21 Nov 2018 7:05AM
A lovely setting, well captured.

21 Nov 2018 8:07AM
Wonderful interesting place with magic colours. Well done Jonas.
21 Nov 2018 8:37AM
21 Nov 2018 1:40PM
Smashing Jonas. Pam
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
21 Nov 2018 3:09PM
A fairy tale castle-- I agree with Nathan--- the road is a great lead in! Love the colors!
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2018 12:01PM
Splendid looking Castle...
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