At Narkūnai Mound, travels from Utena's center to Molėtai Street. After crossing the northern part of the settlement of Narkūnai, turn left. The newly built stairs will meet you on the shore of the Utenėlė river. They will go to the top of the mound. Stacks, even fourteenth-meter high slopes overgrown with trees. The square of the Narkūnai mound is triangular, with its ditch on the northern side. To the north of the hill is an area of the semi-circular feather, and to the west, in the area of one hectare, is the foot of the settlement. Two cultural strata are distinguished in the Narkūnai mound, the anvil and the settlement. Early, dating from the 1st millennium BC Kr.-II century, and late - XIV-XV century. the beginning The best surviving early finds. From them one can guess about the former two-row wooden poles with branches weaving fortifications. They burned up and restored again. XIV century the fortifications were already built from clay, using stones and stacks and sloping logs. It is believed that in the XIII century The palace of Nalzes Duke Daumant stood here. XIV century At the end of the neighborhood, the Livonian Order was destroyed, and in 1433, during the struggle of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania during the throne, the castle was burned down. It is believed that after that, people moved from a former settlement to the hill-mound and settled for several kilometers, where the city of Utena is now. XIX century Franciscan Vilčinskis was the founder of the castle. He discovered a thick cultural layer, which burnt pieces of clay, pots and other findings. More than a hundred years later in 1959 Utena Museum of Regional Studies (headed by B. Valuckytė) has investigated the settlement of the foot of the mound. Here you can find a layer of culture up to 25 cm in thickness with flaccid damask and pottery. These findings are protected by the Utena Lithography Museum. 1975-1978 The Narkūnai mound was explored by the Lithuanian Institute of History and the Archaeological Commission of Vilnius University, led by R. and P. Kulikauskas. Many ceramics, bone, stone, bronze products, molten molds, bronze melting furnace, reinstate of buildings and fireplaces, etc. were found. Utena and city guests gather on the hill of Narkūnai during various celebrations. During the celebration of the Jonas on the mound, huge scalds are lit. The wreaths of flowers are flown in the river Utenėlės.