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Tra Kai Island Kevin

  1. 1. Monuments in Lithuania, Velzys gymnasium Teacher: Renata Jankevičienė 5 “ LIKE A BIRD”
  2. 2. Trakai Island Castle , Trakai
  3. 3. Information: Spain (Nuria) Monuments made by: Italy (Susanna)
  4. 4. History and information by Kevin and Joel: 3º A IES EDUARD FONTSERÉ L’HOSPITALET DE LLOBREGAT
  5. 5. 2. Where is it located: Trakai Island Castle is located in Trakai, Lithuania on an island on the shores of Lake Galv? The castle is sometimes referred to as "Little Marienburg".
  6. 6. 3. When was it built: The construction of the stone castle was begun in the 14th century by Kestutis. he was monarch of medieval Lithuania. He ruled the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, 1381–82, with his brother Algirdas (until 1377).
  7. 7. 3- The castle was besieged by both sides. Soon after the reconciliation between Jogaila and Vytautas (his uncles), the second phase of construction started and continued until 1409.
  8. 8. 4-Why was it built : The construction of Trakai Island Castle was related to the expansion and strengthening of the Trakai Peninsula Castle.
  9. 9. 5-What was happening on the country-village on those years: The construction of Trakai Island Castle was related to the expansion and strengthening of the Trakai Peninsula Castle. (Trakai is a historic city and lake resort in Lithuania. It lies 28 km west of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania).
  10. 10. 5- The Lithuanian leader at that time, was one of the most famous rulers of medieval Lithuania. He was called Didysis Kunigaikštis, the equivalent of king. He was the supreme ruler of his dominions and also a member of the Order of the Dragon)
  11. 11. 6. What does represent: This is an spectacular building that rises in the capital of Lithuania. This ancient fortress is located in the middle of a beautiful lake and is a symbol of the country and its glorious past.
  12. 12. Built monuments photos:

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