Grand Duke Gediminas

Gediminas was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1315 or 1316 until his death. He is credited with founding this political entity and expanding its territory which later spanned the area ranging from the to the .

Landmarks in the Area

Government office
The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania is charged with the oversight of public… Photo: Poznaniak, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The Cathedral Basilica of St Stanislaus and St Ladislaus of Vilnius is the main Cathedral of . Photo: Lestath, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania is a palace in , Lithuania. Photo: Poznaniak, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Lithuanian Catholic Academy of Science is an academic organization established in 1922 in , . is situated 160 meters southeast of Grand Duke Gediminas.

Localities in the Area

The Old Town of Vilnius, one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe, has an area of 3.59 square kilometres. Photo: Mastaart, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Užupis is a neighbourhood in , the capital of , largely located in , a World Heritage Site. Photo: Wojsyl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Hugo.arg, Public domain.

Naujamiestis is an eldership in the Vilnius city municipality, . is situated 1½ km west of Grand Duke Gediminas. Photo: Sfu, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Grand Duke Gediminas

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