Travel, discover and know regions of Klaipeda and Plunge using interactive Guide to Regional Heritage and an App!
This Guide can be a partner and helper for traveler, teacher, lecturer, tour guide, existing or future inhabitant of Klaipėda, Kretinga and Plunge. In this Guide you will find information about current and past cultural monuments of Klaipėda and Plunge regions and objects of cultural heritage, testifying history of the regions.
Guide is freely available to the public and adapted to use by smart phones, tablets and PC. It provides information in Lithuanian, German, Russian, and English languages.
Places of sculptures, monuments, buildings, streets, squares and other objects which shall be visited are marked in the interactive map of Guide to Regional Heritage. Choose the place which may interest you and know more about it having read description and seen digital images, video records.
Also, we implemented a new project "Cooperating and creating communities - region acknowledge"- region acknowledge" in 2015 – 2016 and created the App – Klaipeda Heritage guide. This App is for the traveler who wants to experience routes from Guide to Regional Heritage and also it is very convenient because you can travel using the App without internet connection.
We invite you to spend your leisure time thoughtfully while travelling under routes which we have created: „When Klaipėda was called Memel", „Stories of the Old Town's Cat". Soon you will find here more of our designed interesting thematic routes.
Creators of Guide to Regional Heritage
Guide to Regional Heritage – a new creation of Klaipėda County I.Simonaityte Public Library and UAB „DIZI", which was started to develop in 2014 while implementing the projects of dissemination of digital cultural heritage „Accents of Regional Memory – in Your Palm"Regional Memory – in Your Palm" and "Cooperating and creating communities - region acknowledge"and creating communities - region acknowledge" in 2015.
All projecta are partly financed by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, Klaipeda City Manucipality, Lithuanian Council for Culture and Martynas Mazvydas Nacional Library of Lithuania.
Material about values of Klaipėda region's cultural heritage is prepared using the cumulative, stored, digitized archives of Klaipėda County I.Simonaitytė Public Library, which are available to the general public: archive of association of AdM's („Arbeitsgemeinscaft der Memellandkreise"), the photo-video archives of Klaipėda region, Manuscripts' funds. References list.
Contacts for information about content (objects, route, etc.):
Regional Studies and Digitization Department
Phone: +370 46 314189
Contacts for information about the project:
Phone: +370 46 412529
Klaipeda County I. Simonaityte Public Library
Herkaus Manto 25, Klaipeda LT-92234, Lithuania