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Private Grutas Park Tour: The Park of Soviet Sculptures from Vilnius
"Monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs displayed were erected in majority of Lithuanian cities and towns during the Soviet period.The collection of the museum consists of monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs of ""heroes"" of the Soviet period symboli reflects manipulation of the facts of history and shows the distorted memory of the history.""""Discover a remarkable collection of Soviet-era sculptures on a 6-hour private tour of Grutas Park. As the Lithuanian independence movement toppled Soviet statues across the country many were transported to this 50-acre (20-hectare) garden also known as ‘Stalin’s World.’ Walk between the park’s poignant ‘spheres’ whose themes include totalitarianism
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Private Grutas Park Tour: The Park of Soviet Sculptures
Monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs displayed were erected in majority of Lithuanian cities and towns during the Soviet period."""The collection of the museum consists of monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs of ""heroes"" of the Soviet period symbolizing brutality and absurdity of the Soviet system and occupation reflects manipulation of the facts of history and shows the distorted memory of the history."title=Private+Grutas+Park+Tour+-+The+Park+of+Soviet+Sculptures+Highlights&1=Private+tour+of+Grutas+Park&2=Discover+the+history+behind+Lithuania%27s+sculptures&3=Learn+about+Lithuania+during+the+Soviet+period&4=Explore+many+of+the+parks+Soviet+Sculptures"""Vilnius
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Day Trip to South Lithuania: Discover Dzukija County from Vilnius
"This Day trip takes you on a tour to the south of Lithuania also known as the Dzukija county. First stop at the Pirčiupiai village with its famous ""mother"". Then the journey continues to the Grutas park with its exhibitions from the soviet era. After that move on to the most beautiful places in the national park: ethnographic Zervynos village geological monument ""Ūla eye"" natural Merkinė Hill fort with the biggest Lithuanian river Nemunas. During this tour you will also visit Liskiava’s XVII century’s architectural ensemble and wooden Panara monastery.""""Embark on this sightseeing tour to the south of Lithuania and discover its architectural ensembles and its authentic ethnographic village. During this tour learn about Lithuanian history culture and nature."
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Zilibera Park

Here is a nice recreational area in the very downtown. Sort of Hrodna Central Park. ;)It was dirty and disgusting just a few years ago. But now things changed and it turned into a peaceful place where...
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Central Hrodna

Walking around Hrodna is always a nice experience and you can find some very nice places to walk around. There's a pretty central park in the very centre of the town, close to Lenin square, where once...
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Firemen tower

Just beside the Great Synagogue there's quite an unusual tower, which is the former firemen's tower. There was a firemen station there, and still it's there but in abandoned state, like the nearby...
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River Hradnichanka

There's a second river in Hrodna, which is called Hradnichanka. It's really a very very small one which flows into the Nioman just below the Old Castle. It flows along the synagogue as well dividing...
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Kolozha

Probably the most historically interesting church in Hrodna, and surely the oldest one, is the church of Sts. Barys and Hlieb, or simply "Kolozha". It's in a very nice park outside the old town and...
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Church of the Birth of the Virgin

There's another orthodox church facing the new castle, I think it's the only one in the old town of Hrodna, close to the ghetto. I have not much information about this church, except the fact it's...
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Drama theatre

At the far end of the Savetskaya square, close to the river Nioman, there's the Drama Threatre, a Soviet example of fine architecture... fine for Soviet times maybe, but quite ugly looking at it now,...
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The two castles

There are two castles in Hrodna, one facing the other and they are simply called the old and the new castle.Not much remains of the 13th century old castle, but the ruins are nice and the view over...
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The ghetto

Starting from the 1st of November 1941 the Jews of Hrodna started being ghettoized. There were 2 ghettos in Hrodna, one in the old town, one in the outskirts. The Ghetto 1, in the old town, is close...
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The Great Synagogue

As I wrote on the introduction, Hrodna's population before WWII was formed at almost 40% by Jews. It's not strange, so, to find some Jewish roots, even after the Nazis, the Communists and the bombing...
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Orthodox cathedral

Lying in the part of the town between the railway and Lenin square, there's the orthodox cathedral, built in the early 1900s in polychrome style. It could look a bit like a "cake with onions", but...
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Church of the Annunciation

Hrodna is full of catholic churches and probably there were many more in the past (as well as other confessions temples) and it remembers me a lot of Vilnius. One of my favourite is the church of the...
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Catholic church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross

Always on the Savestkaya square, on the same side of the cathedral, but at the opposite end, facind the ugly soviet theatre, lies another catholic church dedicated to the Discovery of the Holy Cross...
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Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier

The most important church and landmark in Hrodna is without any doubt the catholic Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier, which can be seen from almost any part of the town. It was formermy known as the...
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