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Palūšė

Palūšė
Village
18th-century wooden church in Palūšė
18th-century wooden church in Palūšė
Palūšė is located in Lithuania
Palūšė
Location of Palūšė
Coordinates:
Country  Lithuania
Ethnographic region Aukštaitija
County Utena County
Municipality Ignalina municipality
Eldership Ignalina eldership
First mentioned 1651
Population (2001)
 • Total 108
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Palūšė is a tourist village in the Aukštaitija National Park in eastern Lithuania. It is located south-west of Ignalina. The church of Palūšė, built in 1750, is considered to be the oldest surviving wooden church in Lithuania. The church is constructed of wood and was built without using nails, saws, or axes,[1] It was featured on the one litas banknote.

References

  1. ^ Architektūriniai, archeologiniai, istoriniai paminklai. Ignalina municipality.

External links

  • Tourism Centre Palūšė (English), (Lithuanian), (German), (Russian)
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