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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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Vilnius Custom Day Trip to Trakai and Kernave
"Once you are picked up by your guide at your accommodation you will head to Gediminas tower in Vilnius - to take a look at the old town of Vilnius. Later you will stroll in the old town.Then you will head to Kernave the first Lithuanian capital located 40 minutes drive from Vilnius. On the way it is possible to visit the Cognitive Walkway of Dukstos Oak-Wood. Upon reaching Kernave (a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and today a tourist attraction and an archaeological site) you archaeology museum and hand-made souvenirs shop. Afterwards you will head to Trakai with possible stops at view-point of Neris river-bank or Uztrakis mansion. Trakai prides a magical castle located on an island. You will be able to visit castle museum
From EUR150.00

More Things to Do in Hrodna

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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sunshine9689
May 06, 2008

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007
 
 
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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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007

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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Carletto76
Nov 09, 2007
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"My home town where I spent first 17 y. of my life"
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"The most beautiful town in Belarus"
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"Grodno : 80's communism is still alive."
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"Hrodna - the city of street lights!"
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"Grodno - Great City In The Russian Shadow"
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