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The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True

The new year brings along fresh dreams of success, happiness, or love. While some of them require hard work, others need a slightly different approach—a drop of magic, for instance. Together with the tourism information centers, the national tourism development agency Lithuania Travel reveals a secret: there are some truly unexpected ways to make your wishes come true.

In Lithuania, there are half a hundred magical objects - once they are found, and the mystical rituals are performed, the wildest dreams will become a reality.

This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events

Each December Lithuania goes on a festive mission - to surprise the world with out-of-the-box Christmas decorations. While local cities compete for the most original Christmas trees, global visitors admire creative and visually-pleasing solutions. This year, the decorations are even more over-the-top to compensate for the cancelled mass events.

Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art

On its way to becoming the European Capital of Culture 2022, Kaunas city, the Art Deco Hub located in Lithuania, inspires dozens of local and foreign artists to portray the interwar modernism in new and unexpected art.

Cinematic Lithuania: Relive World-Famous Movies and Series Cinematic Lithuania: Relive World-Famous Movies and Series

Whether it is an art museum turned into a Japanese War Tribunal or almost an entire old town transformed into 18th century Russia, Vilnius and Kaunas, the country’s largest cities, have been the background for many well-known films.

Ghospitable Lithuania: Spooky Places Where Spirits Wander All Year Round Ghospitable Lithuania: Spooky Places Where Spirits Wander All Year Round

Lithuania introduces some of its spookiest stories of centuries-old manors and castles where a Halloween-like atmosphere is alive all year round.

While countries around the world are searching for ways to safely celebrate Halloween 2020, Lithuania has no such worries. In fact, some of the country's traditions and locally-told tales are already so ghospitable that despite the global pandemic scaring away the spookiest season, Lithuanians seem to enjoy the company of devils, witches and spirits all year round.

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In the south-eastern part of Lithuania, between the forests and the wetlands, between the sandy hills and the lakes hidden in the woods, live the people of Dzūkija, who can boast of their old traditions, their remarkably preserved neighbourly customs, their love of the environment and all living things, and their mushrooms and berries. The authentic villages grouped together in the woods are an amazing opportunity to go back a century, feel the power of the forest, and immerse yourself in the tranquil, slow life of nature.
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