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Myths of foundation

The foundation of a city has always been transmitted orally or with the help of written tales and some legends about the foundation of an important city are now very famous and part of the national heritage of the country. The legend of the foundation of Rome is known all over Europe and it has similarities with the Lithuanian legend about the foundation of Kaunas city and the other Lithuanian legend about the foundation of the city of Vilnius. The last stop in our travel is in Poland. The city of Krakov has a very original legend connected to its history and to how the city got its name.

Start from Italy

Romolo and Remo and the foundation of Rome