Degaičiai Park


Degaičiai Park is a mixed-purpose park founded in the 19th century. at the end. The area of the old park - 6 ha, the area of the new (developed) - 18.2 ha. 1986 The park is a natural monument of local importance. 1991 Fragments of the homestead of Degaičiai Manor are included in the list of interpretable cultural values. Degaičiai Park is a state natural heritage object. 2017 included in the list of parks of national importance.

There was no more accurate data on who designed the park. For a long time it was well handled. Before World War I, around 1913, the estate was bought by the peasant brothers Liaugaudai. The new owners of the manor focused on economic matters. While managing the park, they were limited to preserving rare trees and shrubs.

The park has an irregular network of straight alleys and winding paths. It has 6 ponds of various sizes, sports and playgrounds, many public buildings and a variety of greenery combinations.

Most of the stand species and oak trees in the park stands and spruce trees. Alien conifers grow coniferous spruce, European and Siberian hornbeam, bluebell, cedar pine, peacock and its feathery-yellow form, Serb fir, western thyme and European larch. The park is also rich in rare species and varieties of deciduous trees and shrubs. There grow red and succulent oak trees, red beech leaves, red sycamore maple, yellow tulip, red walnut, red fescue, ornamental forms of maple, willow, oak, dogwood, and many others.

In total, the park counts over 300 species of trees and 100 species of flowers. Many of them were planted at the initiative of Adolf Kishon.

The world’s heaviest bike stands. The World's Records Agency officially recognized the bicycle, which weighs as much as 1,416 kilograms, by Antanas Kontrimas, a senior at the Guinness World Records, and is the world's heaviest bicycle. The world's heaviest bike can be ridden with pedals, and the world's heaviest bike roll-out championship is held in Degaičiai. The bike is 283 cm long, 180 cm high and 135 cm wide.


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