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Rasu Cemetery (Rasu kapines)

Sukileliu, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Ranked #25 of 101 Attractions in Vilnius
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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  • Polish first
  • Russian first
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Warsaw, Poland
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176 reviews 176 reviews
139 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 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
42 helpful votes 42 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
43 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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