Daukanto Square

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Daukanto Square in front of the Presidential Palace of the Republic of Lithuania

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. Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2009-01-17.

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