Babtynas Žemaitkiemis Manor
Žemaitkiemio k. 10, Babtų sen., Kauno r., Lithuania
23.7918377 , Lat:
Babtynas Žemaitkiemis manor was established in the 16th century by the Šiukšta family. From 1697, the manor was governed by the Prozor family for a century; Babtynas became a representative manor. It was majestic palace, with a two-storied pediment, balconies on the first floor, 28 rooms and a defence tour. Currently the manor is trying to revive its musical traditions: various concerts take place here; since 2003, the manor has been serving as a venue for the concerts of Pažaislis Music Festival, open-air workshops and artist meetings. The buildings of the manor and its surroundings, which have become a creative residence for artists and a centre of cultural tourist attraction, are now being restored according to the remaining iconographic material.
Visiting by appointment (tel.nr. +37068718414) or on the days when the events are organized.