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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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No night driving?

I found this road sign, on my picture, put at Turistu gatve (street) which surronded Druskonis lake from the west. Well, I have no idea why they banned to drive along the lake (where, by the way,...
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Greek salad was not Greek salad

Urszula ordered Greek salads a few times in Lithuania and it was never Greek salad, we used to eat both in Greece and Poland. Well, in Picerija Saulegraza in Druskininkai the Greek salad contained a...
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Kitschy souvenirs

There were quite many kitschy stuff offered by street vendors in the downtown/centre of Druskininkai. Hmm... for example these "holy pictures" for 1, 2 or 5 Lt sold from the table put at Laisves gatve...
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Closed at all :-(

Wooden, blue structure of Russian Orthodox church looked very pretty from the outside. Unfortunatelly when I wanted to get inside I found its three doors closed. It was afternoon of business day....
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Cold water and ban on bathing

The eastern lake was called Druskonis and swimming/bathing there was not allowed. Well, the lake itself looked very beautiful and was surrounded by trees (pines) and easy to walk around by paved...
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No shopping?

There were no fancy stores/shops in Druskininkai or I didn't find them at least in the downtown/centre. There were green parks, hotels, health centers and very few stores including this one on my...
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Old ladies and gentlemen :-)

Expect to meet mainly older generations in Druskininkai, say over 60-70 years old. No wonder, Druskininkai is a health resort to treat typical ailments of elderly age: heart, nervous, respiratory and...
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Closed although... not at all

The front door to Roman catholic church (St. Virgin Mary Skaplierines Church or Sv. Mergeles Marijos skaplierines baznycia) was open. But there were iron grating at the entrance gate so I coudn't...
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Pictures not allowed

Taking any pics inside the Museum of Druskininkai Town was not allowed and I was guided (or better to say: guarded :-) by a woman from a museum staff who could speak a little bit Russian but no...
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Closed in weekends

I was surpriced that the Druskininkai Tourist Information Agency at Gardino gatve 3 was closed on both Saturday and Sunday. Notice unique way of signing days of a week, on my picture.I always thought...
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K Dineikos gatve 1, Druskininkai, LT-66165, Lithuania
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SV Jokubo gatve 22, Druskininkai, LT66118, Lithuania
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Vilniaus aleja 13-1, Druskininkai, Lithuania
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Vilnius aleja 7, Druskininkai, 66119, Lithuania
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Kudirkos 43, Druskininkai, 66120, Lithuania
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Vilniaus Ave 2A, Druskininkai, LT 66119, Lithuania
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"The best European balneology resort!!!"
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"Druskininkai - resort between forests and water"
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"Druskininkai- Perfect Place For Every Season"
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"Drushininkai: easier to enjoy than to spell!"
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