Daukanto Square

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Daukantas Square in front of the Presidential Palace

Daukantas Square in Vilnius, Lithuania is located in the Old Town, in front of the Presidential Palace. Its name commemorates a progenitor of the 19th-century Lithuanian national revival, Simonas Daukantas. In the late 19th century it had a monument of Mikhail Nikolayevich Muravyov-Vilensky.

The square hosts state ceremonies. It has also been the site of demonstrations and rallies.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "President to Attend the Events Celebrating February 16". President of the Republic of Lithuania. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 
  2. ^ "Thousands Rally Against Lithuania Leader". AP, cited through Highbeam. 2003-11-23. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 

Coordinates: 54°41′1″N 25°17′10″E / 54.68361°N 25.28611°E / 54.68361; 25.28611