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The mound of Žąsūgala (Baltininkai)


Until the baptism of Samogitians, this hill was called Baltininkai Hill. In ancient times, the territory of the mound belonged to the Curonian land, had a defensive purpose and was used as a guard hill. The hill is 210.3 m above sea level. Here you can see very beautiful views of Samogitia, see the mounds of Seba, Girgždūtė, Medvėgalis, Moteraitis, Sprūdė, Šatrija mounds. At the bottom from the south and the east, Ziggale is surrounded by Virvytė. According to the filing, flying geese loved to rest on this mountain.