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Rasu Cemetery (Rasu kapines)

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Address: Sukileliu, Vilnius, Lithuania

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Very sad and beautiful place

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2013
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Warsaw, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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185 reviews 185 reviews
145 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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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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43 attraction reviews
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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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