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Nature objects

Kleboniškės mound or Kleboniškės hill is located in Pakalniškiai village, which belongs to Pakalniškiai eldership, in the territory of Radviliškis district municipality. The mound is located on a separate hill and, according to archaeological research, dates back to the 1st thousand years. before our era. The mound site is irregular triangular, oblong, 25 meters long and 15 meters wide, with steep slopes 6-8 meters high.

In 1986 and 1996 archaeologist Bronius Dakanis explored the Kleboniškės mound. At the southeastern foot of the mound, a 0.2-hectare settlement was discovered, and a 30 cm thick cultural layer dating back to the 1st millennium was discovered. before our era, found smooth pottery, clay plaster.

On the western slope of the Kleboniškės mound, a burial ground dating back to the 1st millennium was discovered during archaeological research. before our era. In 1986, an area of 0.3 m2 on the southwestern and southeastern edges of the mound site was investigated for stone pavements, burnt and molded scallops. In 1996, an area of 5 m2 was found on the mound, where stone pavements were found.

According to the records of Radviliškis people gathered by the members of the Lithuanian Archaeological Society, strange things were worn on and near Kleboniškės mound. Once, one person drove home late at night. Drive to Kleboniškės Hill. Running again and running. It started at dawn - and there is no way to get home. Watching in the morning - riding the wheel all the time. Maybe the devil was misleading.

The Kleboniškės mound can be reached by the Pakalniškiai - Rozalimas road, from the center of Pakalniškiai by the road 330 meters towards the village cemetery, another 100 meters deep into the forest, following the right, to the small wait here.