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The great wall of Samogitia in Telšiai

Telšiai, the capital of Samogitia, is located on 7 hills - the new gem of Lithuanian tourism. Telšiai Old Town is one of the seven national level old towns in Lithuania.

According to Samogitians with a good sense of humor, there are two great borders in the world: Chinese and Samogitian (the latter - in Telšiai, Respublikos Street). The Chinese border is famous for kilometers, and the Samogitians have an incomparable love for Samogitia.

On the "Great Samogitian Wall", since 2010. The most important historical events related to Samogitia as a historical region of Europe are immortalized: the first mention of Samogitia in historical sources in 1219, the victory of Samogitians of European significance in the Battle of Durbe, the most important battles from the 200-year-old Samogitian struggle for freedom meeting and the “complaint of Samogitians” in it, the baptism of Europe in 1313–1413, a map of Samogitia.

The Great Samogitian Wall is just one of many great works of art in the capital of Samogitia. It is due to the planned system of layout of works of art (architect Prof. Algirdas Žebrauskas) that Telšiai is known throughout Lithuania as a city of arts.

Durbe Square, near Telšiai Amphitheater, 2016 The latest work of art unveiled in 1260 is dedicated to the Battle of Durbe in 1260. July 13 In the Curonian Spit, by the Durbe lake. During this most important 13th and 14th century. In the history of Lithuania, the battle was led by an army led by the Samogitian duke Algminas, which crushed an unprecedented joint army of crusaders, swordsmen, Danish and Swedish. The victory of the Samogitians determined the fate not only of Samogitia, Lithuania, but also of the entire region of the eastern coast of the Baltics. The architect of the monument, the organizer of fundraising and construction - prof. Algirdas Žebrauskas. Sculptor - Algirdas Bosas.