Raudone Castle

Architecture

Raudonė Castle. The first castles were built by the Neman River sometime around the year 1300 as a defensive outposts against the attacks of the Teutonic Order. Though their importance diminished after the Battle of Grunwald, the castles regained their popularity in the 16th–17th centuries, when the Neman became a trade route. Raudonė Castle is categorized as a second-generation representative castle of Panemunė.