Aug 13, 2010

Lithuania FDC on "The World Heritage Objects - The Archaeological Site of Kernavė"

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The World Heritage Objects - The Archaeological Site of Kernavė

Date of Issue : 7 August 2010

The State Cultural Reserve of Kernavė covers the territory of 194,4 ha. The entire complex of objects of cultural heritage preserved encompasses 18 archaeological, historical, and cultural properties. One of the properties, a group of five hill-forts, is the only and exceptional property in the region of the Baltic Sea. In the 19th century, the hill-forts were given the names of the Pilies kalnas, the Aukuro kalnas, the Mindaugo Sosto piliakalnis, and the Lizdeikos kalnas.

In July 2004, the archaeological site of Kernavė was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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