Have You Ever Heard About The Trakai Castle? Here’s Why You Should!

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Lithuania is slowly but surely becoming a hot destination for tourists who are looking to explore the beauties of Eastern Europe. But this small country hides a jewel that is yet to be discovered – the magnificent Trakai Island Castle.

The castle is located in Trakai, on a small island in Lake Galve. If you are staying in Lithuania’s capital Vilnius, you can easily visit the castle, as it is located only 30 kilometers from the city, and you can get there with a bus ride that will only cost you around $3.

Trakai Castle dates from the 14th century, and it was one of the most vital strongholds through Lithuania’s history. The magical castle will take your breath away with its scenic setting and magnificent architectural design. The surrounding lake makes the scene even more beautiful, giving you a nice opportunity to take incredible photos that will make your Instagram followers green with envy!

The interior of the castle was turned into a museum, so you can enjoy walking around the castle and learning about the rich history of Lithuania at the same time.   

Finally, take a boat ride around the castle. This is a great way to capture the perfect photo of the castle and fully enjoy the nature surrounding it!