The Ministry of Culture is to make a decision on how to continue restoring Gediminas Hill, lrt.lt writes.
© Lietuvos nacionalinio muziejaus archyvas

There are plans to launch a tender for service providers, who would perform research and would prepare a project over the continued maintenance of the hill.

Specialists say that the most problematic area of the hill is its Southeast slope near Sereikiškės Park. There are fears of new landslides in this area, which could be caused by shifting soil and the defensive wall that was rebuilt in the Soviet era, as well as the remaining upper palace of the castle.

Currently, temporary works are being performed and gravel is being poured at the landslide locations in order to protect the hill from damage by rainfall.

Meanwhile, the Northwest slope near the Neris river has been repaired and covered with a special turf. Specialists say that the slope is now resistant to water and freezing.

This summer there are plans to repair the platform atop the hill. Its paving should be replaced, making it less permeable to water.

So far, more than six million euro has been spent on hill repairs.

Actors and director get fines for 'church show'

Three actors and a director have been fined in Lithuania for disturbing a religious service at a...

Head of Holocaust memorial would like info to be available in Lithuanian as well

Avner Shalev, chairman of the Jerusalem-based Yad Vashem , the World Holocaust Remembrance Center,...

2020: The Year of Chiune Sugihara

Next year will mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese diplomat’s noble work while residing in...

Czeslaw Milosz stairs unveiled in Krakow in 2nd such commemorative project after Vilnius

The Stairs of Czeslaw Milosz have been unveiled in Krakow to mark 15 years since the...

Lithuanian author wins prestigious EU literature award

Lithuanian author Daina Opolskaite has won the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) for...