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Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania: Things to See And Do

Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania (It’s Cooler Than You Probably Think!)

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Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania: Things to See And Do

Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania (It’s Cooler Than You Probably Think!)

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Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania: Things to See And Do

Discovering Vilnius, Lithuania (It’s Cooler Than You Probably Think!)

9 Overlooked European Cities You Have to Visit Before You Die

Skip Stockholm, Visit Tallinn. Estonia’s capital city boasts a fascinating melding of Russian and Scandinavian influences. The supremely walkable Tallinn is also home to one of the best-preserved medieval sectors of the Baltic region, thanks to its inclusion as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Eesti Vabariik | Republic of Estonia

The Republic of Estonia (Estonian: Eesti Vabariik), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Scandinavian brooch (fibula). Vikings 10th Century. From Saint-Petersburg region. East side of Ladoga lake.

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Amber Amber jewellery was much favoured by the Vikings, and it was also made in workshops at Jorvik. The natural material, which is fossilized wood resin, ranges in colour from yellow to deep orange, and can be transparent or completely opaque, so it provides a wide range of colours and finishes from which to choose. Imported from the Baltic region, it was made into wedge-shaped pendants, globular beads, and finger-rings, some of which were clearly broken during manufacture and never…

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Viking gold arm ring

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I superimposed a map of the Baltic tribes ca. 1200 on a present-day political map of the eastern Baltic region covering mostly Latvia and Lithuania. You can see the territories of all the Baltic tribes.

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