20190703_163352 R in the small-leaved linden alley
20190703_163222 Raudone castle tower
20190703_162036 Old school desk in Raudone castle
20190703_142225 Headless sculpture at the Panemune castle
Panemune castle is also a home to an art school, and students' work is displayed throughout the castle grounds. I don't remember what this sculpture of a headless person in a hoodie and jeans was called. I think its head was sitting separately on the ground, but I didn't notice it at first.
We stopped by the Panemune castle on the way from Palanga. The first time I visited it was in 2005, when E was still a baby. Now that both kids are of an age when they can form memories, we came here again. This time we could go inside.
The Panemune castle was first built in the early 1600s, but, like many buildings of its time, fell into neglect in the later centuries. It was rebuilt in the 20th century. Parts of it were open to visitors, but other parts were still being renovated.