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Pakruojis Manor

Pakruojis manor is located in the northern part of Lithuania – in Pakruojis, famous for its dolomite mines, ancient brewery traditions, noblemen cuisine and distinctive stories. Most of the Lithuanians know manor surroundings from the legendary hikes of Tadas Blinda. Pakruojis Manor, built in the Classical style, is the largest complex of manor buildings in Lithuania to have survived to the present day, and it is listed in the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Register and the Lithuanian Record Book as the largest protected manor homestead. Pakruojis Manor homestead ensemble differs from other Lithuanian manors in its stylistic approach. Expression of stylistic forms and harmony is typical to buildings of the economy and representational part of manor, surrounded by century – old valuable Park. Pakruojis Manor homestead is the ensemble of bright axial composition, buildings consist of four groups: central – representative, two economic and industrial.

Today Pakruojis Manor is unique for its living museum. There are plenty of old style activities and crafts that could be tested by any visitor. In the Manor one could find Perfumery, Horse riding, Manor movie theater, Manor farm, Museum of Punishment, bicycles, boats, Smithy, Pottery, Wool crafts.

We invite You to walk around the manor territory together with the guide in order to learn about the past lords of Pakruojis manor, about contemporary manor activities, listen to the ancient manor stories and legends. During the tour you will visit the grand estate of the manor, centenarian park, the unique Arch Bridge, built on the river Kruoja, the Miller‘s house, which serves as a hotel, water mill and windmill, where you could find ancient flour manufacturing facilities.

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