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The Renaissance Palace Garden in Vilnius

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The garden reminiscent of a so-called secret garden (giardino segreto) could have been planned in the style of an Italian park

The Renaissance Garden was located between the Royal Palace and the Upper Castle with the Tower of Gediminas. The stairs and other elements were designed by the Italian architect and sculptor Bernardino Zanobi da Gianottis. An Italian priest, Francesco, took care of the garden plants

Evidence of the history of the garden lies in the relics from various periods that survived in the cultural layers of the Lower Castle with the Renaissance Royal Palace


All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

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