Culture

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Facts about culture of Lithuania:

  • basketball is the most popular sport, it’s calling second religion of Lithuania. Country men’s team is currently ranked third in the world behind the USA and Spain;
  • Lithuania is also known for numerous castles – about twenty castles exist here. Some of them had to be rebuilt or survive partially. The most beautiful is Trakai and Gediminas castle – it is worth to see it;
  • there are a lot of massive churches and historic manors too;
  • Lithuania also boasts more than five million exhibits in historic, archeological, ethnic and religious museums, as well as memorials;
  • the country has 105 museums;
  • Lithuanian wooden crosses are UNESCO-recognized art, with Hill of Crosses a world-famous sight;
  • the Old Town of Vilnius has been restored and was named a UNESCO World Heritage.