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Monument to the Grand Duke Vytautas in Raižiai

Sculptures and Monuments, Alytus district

The monument to the Grand Duke Vytautas was built in 2010, in one of the oldest settlements of Lithuanian Tatars – in Raižiai (Alytus District). Under the monument capsule was admitted with a message for future generations, which contains information about the importance of the Battle of Grunwald, the Great Duke Vytautas and the Tatars' history. There are also two sundials in Raižiai. One of them shows the local time, the other – the time of the Battle of Grunwald. Monument's author Jonas Jogėla, sundials author Jonas Navikas.

Author of photograph E. I. Fedaravičiūtė