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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
From EUR70.00
 
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."
From EUR82.00

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Appreciate the tranquility of the 'Ula Eye' spring

One hears a lot about springs, but one seldom gets the chance to see one in real life, as they are usually located in inaccessible places. However, springs abound in the wetlands of the Dzukija...
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Observe the gentle pace of village life

Southern Lithuania is lovely in the early summer: the sort of place best enjoyed when you drive around without a particular destination in mind at a fraction of the speed that you're used to in your...
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Look for carved wooden votive posts

I am fascinated when folk art is a visible part of a cultural landscape, and so one of the highlights of touring around Lithuania for me was the strong woodcarving tradition. At the entrance to...
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Druskininkai - resort place

The name of Druskininkai has come from word "druskininkas", that means "salt-man". The name of this city was firstly mentioned in 1596. Before that time there was a medieval castle to fight against...
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Liskiava - monastery and mounds

Liskiava is known already from year of 1044. At the 13th century the castle was constructed here, but lost its importance in 1410, after famous battle of Grunewald (Zalgiris). Liskiava was always a...
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Marcinkonys - old big village

Marcinkonys, the village of Dzukija national parks, is one of the biggest in Lithuania. The first locals here were forest scouts. First time place was mentioned in 1637. Actually village spread mostly...
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