Lithuania Travel Guide

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    Nida - Typical houses
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    Svyturys from Klaipeda
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Vilnius

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1728,3558,105

Kaunas

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958,1666,36

Klaipeda

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262,626,39

Palanga

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128,287,41

Siauliai

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142,520,1

Druskininkai

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128,184,15

Nida

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100,258,12

Trakai

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220,650,4

Kedainiai

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137,215,0

Panevezys

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12,27,4

Kernave

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19,47,0

Anyksciai

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26,46,0

Grutas

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107,170,0

Birzai

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18,43,0

Kretinga

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15,35,0

Neringa

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42,69,0

Marijampole

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9,21,1

Birstonas

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45,100,0

Rokiskis

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12,23,0

Varena

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15,47,0

Seduva

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18,110,0

Merkine

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11,24,0

Mazeikiai

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2,15,0

Veisiejai

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39,50,0

Utena

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5,24,0

Rietavas

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23,31,0

Kalvarija

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25,28,0

Zagare

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2,10,0

Rusne

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1,2,0

Paberze

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13,43,0

Ziezmariai

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1,5,0

Alytus

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4,4,0

Vilkaviskis

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1,2,0

Uzutrakis

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4,13,0

Telsiai

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8,21,0

Pasvalys

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2,1,0

Lentvaris

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6,17,0

Kaisiadorys

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10,16,0

Juodkrante

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5,19,2

Uzupis

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0,3,0

Ukmerge

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8,20,0

Taurage

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0,1,0

Stakliskes

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4,8,0

Moletai

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4,13,1

Medininkai

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5,11,0

Marcinkonys

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4,14,0

Lazdijai

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55,98,1

Domantai

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0,2,0

Veliuona

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9,18,0

Vilnius

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  • Gediminas castle

    Vilnius Things to Do

    I always like going up hills over cities to get a great view and an idea of the layout of the city. This is a must in Vilnius because you truly see a great view of the old city on one side, and then a modern view on the other - such a great contrast. From the city, it is easy to walk towards the hill and I took the funicular going up, but then...

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  • Radisson SAS Astorija Hotel Vilnius

    Vilnius Hotels

    The Radisson Sas is one very nice hotel here in the old city. Good location where you can walk to...

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  • Nightclubs

    Vilnius Nightlife

    Entertainment Club GALAXY (GALAXY Pramogu Klubas) was located on the second floor of Forum Palace - on my picture. The building was modern, newly built and served as a center for sports, entartainment and business. I got to know looking at advertisements that It was universal arena where various events took place, such as banquets, fashion...

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Kaunas

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  • Guilty greasy pleasure....... SPURGINE

    Kaunas Restaurants

    First of all .....W A R N I N G!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If you are vegan or healthy food maniac or live from diet to diet- don't even come close- this is not a place for you....well, unless you want to see original interior of Soviet er in 1980ties.......Yeah...the place itself is not significant at all- yellow curtains and false flowers hide the inside...

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  • Park Inn Kaunas

    Kaunas Hotels

    New modern hotel. Now name Reval hotel Neris. I work in Reval hotel so i know how everything is...

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  • Town Hall Square

    Kaunas Things to Do

    The centrepiece of Kaunas Old Town is the Town Hall Sq (Rotuses aikste), and the centrepiece of Old Town Sq is - you’ve guessed it - the Town Hall. This graceful, white Baroque 16th century building is affectionately called the ’White Swan’ and it’s easy to see why. Over the years it’s had a multitude of uses, some more acceptable than others, but...

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Klaipeda

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  • Terrace restaurant-winter impossible

    Klaipeda Restaurants

    Its a nice and pleasant terrace resturan, of course in summer. In winter go to the ground floor, you will find a cozy corner for meal. Its simple but nice. The servers are friendly and helpful. Hamburger, salad

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  • Promenada

    Klaipeda Hotels

    This hotel is located on a side street several blocks north of the old town but only a short...

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  • Try Tabu

    Klaipeda Restaurants

    Its a simple restaurant, cozy atmosphere and lively. You can have quick lunch with delicious and reasonably-priced food. Its location is right in the building of Klaipeda Concert Hall. local salad, meat ans soup

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Palanga

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  • Palanga in 1978

    Palanga Favorites

    Palanga was one of the most attractive resorts in the Soviet Union. I was fortunate to visit it twice in 1968 with my father when we travelled around Pribaltica by car and in 1978 with my wife Irina (and our first son who was going to be born soon) when we spent our summer holiday. I well remember the sand beach, the dunes and the long pier with...

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  • Hotel Palanga

    Palanga Hotels

    This is definitely the best hotel in Palanga. Its situated perfectly close to the beach and to the...

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  • Klaipeda

    Palanga Off The Beaten Path

    Klaipeda is a third biggest city in Lithuania. At the moment it is one of the biggest ports in Baltic sea. Despite of lot of destruction, still some old remains left. City is rich with its small, but cozy old town, also some nice place in new town could be found. It is possible to spend 1-2 days in Klaipeda to get good acquaintance of city.Klaipeda...

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Siauliai

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  • travel to other destinations

    Siauliai Things to Do

    A MUST Visit the Hill of Crosse's just a few klm's from the city,buse's run frequently from the bus station,Siauliai as a good local bus services and very cheap.Not a lot to see in this city the Cathedral and the lake,but out of town great shopping centres,the choice of food in the supermarkets would put the uk to shame,fabolous cloathes & shoes...

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  • Siaulia Kolegija (Siaulia College...

    Siauliai Hotels

    We came to Siauliai without having booked any accomodation in advance. So on arrival we headed...

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  • Siaulia-Pelanga-Siauliai

    Siauliai Transportation

    JUST RECENTLY JULY 2012 Caught a bus from Siauliai to Pelanga on our return we caught a bus or catch one of the many minibuse's to Kretinga the bus station in this town,is next to bus station from there we caught the train [15-30[ to Siauliai coat for 2 41 litas,this with the mini bus fare was cheaper than catching the boring bus ride to Pelanga...

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Druskininkai

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  • Local cuisine

    Druskininkai Restaurants

    Forto dvaras is restaurant of traditional Lithuanian cuisine located in the centre of Druskininkai, near lake. Typical dishes of different regions of Lithuania are presented in menu. Potatoe dishes like Cepelinai or dumplings are very popular.Lithuanian alcoholic drinks are also in offer - vodkas, beer.

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  • Spa Vilnius Sana

    Druskininkai Hotels

    SPA Vilnius is 2-in-1: hotel and sanatorium. Rooms are clean and tidy, newly renovated, but not very...

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  • It was terrible service and tasteless...

    Druskininkai Restaurants

    We have waited for half of hour for a waiter.When we wanted to leave a restaraunt the waiter gave to us a carte and in five minutes she has taken an order.We waited for 50 minutes for cepelnies! for me and my son.. but my husband was left without his ordered dish.When in 1,5 hours we would like to leave the restaraunt in second time: they gave to...

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Nida

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  • Baltic Amber

    Nida Shopping

    About 80 % of the world's known amber resources are located in the Baltic region. Amber came into being some million years ago from the sap of various pine trees which became fossilized.One of the most popular souvenirs from the Baltic region are therefore all sorts of amber jewely or amber decorations. You find them in souvenir shops or at market...

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  • Villa Banga

    Nida Hotels

    Pamario Str. 2, Nida, 5872, Lithuania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 2.5 out of 5 stars

  • Lithuanian beer: Svyturys

    Nida Local Customs

    Svyturys is a popular beer brand especially on the Curonian Spit as it is brewed in nearby Klaipeda. The brewery was established in 1784 and produces various sorts of beer like wheat beer (Baltas), dark beer (Baltijos) and of course lager beer (Ekstra). Nowadays Svyturys is owned by Baltic Beverages Holding which is controlled by the Carlsberg...

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Trakai

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Kedainiai

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  • Common sow-thistles

    Kedainiai Local Customs

    Excuse, it's rather more Lithuanian than Kedainiai local custom tip.Driving around Lithuania at the beginning of May I saw meadows covered by numerous bright yellow flowers - common sow-thistles (Sonchus arvensis L. ssp. arvensis). They grew in Kedainiai as well. In Poland they were visible sign of spring.As I know the common sow-thistles grow in...

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  • Pyramidal cakes

    Kedainiai Local Customs

    There was tradition of baking such pyramidal cakes ("sakotis" in Lithuanian, "sekacz" in Polish) as on my picture in Lithuania and north-eastern Poland (Suwalki district). In the past they were baked mainly for wedding ceremonies. There was special celebration of cutting the cake and sharing among all, numerous wedding guests by young husband. I am...

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  • Lutheran Church

    Kedainiai Things to Do

    The church was beautiful under the Sun and people longed for the arrival of Spring seeing the church being surrounded by the bright sunlight.

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Panevezys

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  • Narrow gauge railway

    Panevezys Transportation

    Unfortunately there are no regular services anymore but the train can be chartered. If you are a group it could be worthwhile looking into it.There is a leaflet (in Lithuanian/English/German/Russian) with prices available at the tourist office on Laisves 11.

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  • Hotel Smelyne

    Panevezys Hotels

    Smelynes St. 3, Panevezys, Lithuania

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Russian orthodox church

    Panevezys Off The Beaten Path

    There are of course several churches and cathedral in Panevezys but this small Russian Orthodox Church is my favourite. There is also an old grave yard but I have not found my great-grandfather's grave. I first spotted the church when I was on the bus coming from Kaunas.Near the Holy Trinity church which is on Nepriklausomybes square. The Russian...

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Kernave

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  • Go by bikes to Kernave

    Kernave Sports & Outdoors

    As biking is the most interesting sport for me, I suggest you to bike from Vilnius to Kernave. The road is really ordered at this moment and route is not really difficult and complex.Vilnius > Suderve > Dukstos > Kernave.Suderve and Dukstos is really good choice to stop and see a beautiful churches of them. There is a presented oakery with...

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  • Bus is the best way to get to Kernave

    Kernave Transportation

    At first, road from Vilnius to Kernave is about 36 km. Bus to Kernave is always drives from Vilnius bus station, so it is easy to find. Buses is always stop mostly in centre of Kernave - the best orientation of centre and most admirable places at this small town is a high tower of the main red church.

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  • Sculptures of Iron Wolf and Moses

    Kernave Things to Do

    Near the church there are some sculptures worth visiting. First of them is the Iron Wolf. From the legend of how Vilnius was founded we know that the Iron Wolf was like a symbol to show that on that top of the hill, where he roared a castle should be built (now it it is Gediminas castle).So, Iron Wolf is very significant symbol of Vilnius and all...

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Anyksciai

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  • Museum of Antanas Vienuolis - Zukauskas

    Anyksciai Things to Do

    Museum houses an exhibition of two poets - Antanas Vienuolis and Antanas Baranauskas. There is a house, where Antanas Vienuolis originally lived and also a wooden barn, a place where Antanas Baranauskas loved to spend his leisure time and write famous Lithuania poem "Anyksciai pinewood".Also there is another, more modern building with temporal...

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  • Puntukas stone

    Anyksciai Off The Beaten Path

    Puntukas stone is located about 6 kilometers from Anyksciai. It is better to go there by car. It is second biggest stone now in Lithuania, and it was the biggest till 1957. Puntukas weights around 265 tons. Actually some of weight it lost, as it is as monument now for S. Darius and S. Girenas. They were pilots during interwar times, and flew from...

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  • Summer sledges

    Anyksciai Sports & Outdoors

    It is the first summer sledge attraction in Lithuania. The railing comes down and you can choose if you use stop lever on the sledges or not :)When I visited it, there were also many people with children visiting it. The ride is possible if the weather is not rainy or too much windy. One ride cost around 1,5 euros, if you take 5 per once, it cost...

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Grutas

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  • Birds and Dzukija National Park

    Grutas Off The Beaten Path

    Grutas village was located by Grutas lake where I could easy find some swimming (catching fish) and flying birds like white storks, grey herons and others, excuse, I didn't know the names. There were some smaller and colorful birds among pine trees of Grutas Park as well.No wonder, the area north of Grutas belongs to the largest national park of...

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  • V.I. Lenin

    Grutas Off The Beaten Path

    This statue of Vladimir Ilich Lenin, on my picture, was created by sculptor Jakubonis and stood at Lenin's Square (presently Laisves Square) in Panavezys from 1983 till 1990.Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870 - 1924) was a Russian revolutionary, the leader of the Bolshevik party, the first Premier of the Soviet Union and the founder of the ideology called...

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  • 50 mln killed in Soviet Gulags?

    Grutas Local Customs

    This wooden, green watchtower is put by a river in the Grutas Park. There are two loudspeakers fixed it and... no explanation what is that. Well, it should have been a watchtower of Soviet concentration camp somewhere in deep Russia (nowhere), I thought. Loudspeakers were used to annouce working prisoners rules and orders and to transmit propaganda...

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Birzai

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  • Driving car

    Birzai Transportation

    Birzai was reached by stopping in Rokiskis, so a small wing was made just to see smaller towns (Vilnius – Anyksciai – Rokiskis – Birzai). Anyway, it is possible to reach Birzai driving through Panevezys and Pasvalys as we made coming back home.It is no problem to leave car in town’s centre, as there are lot of free parking places (nearby J. Janonis...

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  • Old post office building

    Birzai Things to Do

    Red brick old post office is an example of Tsarist architecture that was alive in Lithuanian land at second half of 19th century and beginning of 20th. Actually such post offices were quite similar in whole Lithuania, the same could be told about Tsarist time’s railway station buildings.

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  • Manor of Tiskeviciai

    Birzai Things to Do

    You have to walk further and cross the wooden bridge through artificial Sirvena lake to reach Tiskeviciai manor (or, differently, Astravo manor). Manor was constructed in 1842 – 1862 by a project of Jonas Ticeskis. It is one of the best survived romantic style manors in Lithuania.Nowadays palace houses an administration of yarn factory, it is...

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Kretinga

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  • Place to eat in Kretinga

    Kretinga Restaurants

    Visiting Kretinga took about half of the day, so I decided also to turn to any restaurant - bar for a snack. Actually I visited "Grifas" just not so far from Catholic church. I ate carbonate (pork meat) with potatoes and vegetables, also drunk a cup of green tea. The price of it was about 4 Euros. Place was cosy, also personnel was nice.

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  • Franciscans monastery

    Kretinga Things to Do

    Monastery is located just near the church, a little bit hidden. As Kretinga was one of major centres of Lithuanian Franciscans, it was built as their main living location. Monastery was constructed, as church, in beginning of 17th century. Building is a mix of Renaissance and baroque, here is also Lourdes, but I haven't found it.

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  • Lutheran church

    Kretinga Things to Do

    Brick Lutheran church was built just at the same square as Catholic church. Square is called "City hall square", as in old times there was such type building, later simply destroyed. This church was built in 1896 - 1899. It is a fact, that West and North Lithuania was also place of Lutheran minority people, who built their own churches, so Kretinga...

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