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Rasu Cemetery (Rasu kapines)

Sukileliu, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Ranked #34 of 97 attractions in Vilnius
Type: Cemeteries
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Warsaw, Poland
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175 reviews 175 reviews
138 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Why it is sad? Because the locals, focused on search of "lithuanity", disregard anything that is not "Lithuanian" enough. And Rasu (in Polish Rossa) actually is, as it is mainly the Polish cemetary, as about 80% of the population of Vilnius before WWII was Polish... And this place is a witness of that time. Inconvenient witness. You will not get... More

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

Very calm and nice place to spend freeday's afternoon and to think of those who left this life.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

This cemetery is very interesting and important for Lithuanian and Polish culture. For the other nations it could be just a charming old cemetery. There are burried such famous people as J.Basanavicius (signatar of Lithuanian independence), lawyer M.Romer, writer B.Sruoga, V.Mykolaitis Putinas, K.Boruta, lots of Vilnius university professors such as Lelevel. Olso there is burried the heart of the president... More

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