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Antakalnis Cemetery

Kariu Kapu 11, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Ranked #35 of 97 attractions in Vilnius
Type: Cemeteries
Most recent review
- May 15, 2014
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Whittlesey, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Antakalnis Cemetery is about a 30minute walk from the centre of Vilnius. Its is a large cemetery which hosts War Graves aswell as that of the first Lithuanian president after independance. The 'centre piece' is the Russian memorial, which also housed the eternal flame. The cemetery features graves from the Napoleonic war, aswell as a large number of Polish and... More

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Berlin, Germany
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

Antakalnis cemetery is worth to visit for those who are interested in Lithuania's history.A lot of Lithuanian writers, artists, even president, has buried there. The cemetery looks like nice park, it is just very nice to walk there.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

There You can find a peaceful place. Enemies are resting together. You can find German and Soviet soldiers of WWI and WWII. Also Napoleon soldiers. Lithuanian and Polish soldiers fighted in 1920's between each other. Comunist heads of Lithuania SSR and those who died in 1990's for Lithuanian freedom. Also there is a rest place for Lithuanian famous artists died... More

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Paris, France
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111 reviews 111 reviews
32 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

This is quite far from other sights if going on foot (about 30-40 minutes from the Cathedral) so best combined with the St Peter & St Paul church (also reviewed), about half-way. This is a cemetery both for national war heroes (tombs of "comrades" fallen during the independence process from the USSR) and prominent art figures. There are also some... More

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Hong Kong
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89 reviews 89 reviews
8 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

One of the most interesting places we visited in Vilnius was the Antakalnis Cemetry located in Antakalnis about a 15 minute or so walk from St Peter and Paul's Church. Antakalnis Cemetry is also known as the soldiers' cemetry due to the large number of war graves contained there. At the entrance of the cemetry there is a small beautifully... More

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