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Hill of Three Crosses

Address: Vilnius, Lithuania
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Ranked #23 of 101 Attractions in Vilnius
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Vienna
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

there are stairs, a small street and a "forest"way to get on top. we Chose the muddy way through the forest to go up, which was probably faster than the street but also a Little adventurous :) we were lucky and went up there just before the sun went down which gave us an amazing view over the sundown! the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you are visiting Gediminas Castle Tower, spent a little time to visit here too since it is just a short walk nearby. Walking up will give you a good exercise, especially at the last part leading up to the top. People used to challenge themselves by running up the slope to the top. If you drive, you can save... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Hill of Three Crosses is visible from many points in central Vilnius and stands near to the Gedimino Tower Hill. Essentially it's a hill with, funnily enough...3 crosses on it. There is information at the top about the history of the crosses. It's a nice view and not too strenuous a walk up to the top. Worth the stroll... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Worth go boarded to have a look. also a good place overlooking all the old town of Vilnius. Good weather is must be. because it's all the way up the hill. If it is rainy or snow melt. Is dangerous .see the entire Vilnius Old town that you'll be enjoying the moment.

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Vancouver, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Fabulous view of the whole city! We drove upto the parking lot and then walked from there. Was a little chilly but worth the wind.

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Alonnisos, Greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

if some one visit Vilnius anytime, even in the middle of the winter ,this is the place to be for photos of Vilnius.Panoramic view

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Three crosses hill is a monumental place to memorize the complicated baptism period in Lithuania. The history says, that there were seven Franciscans who were murdered by pagans in the absence of the great Duke Algirdas. It is said, that the Franciscans were tied to the crosses and dropped down from the hill to the river by saying: "swim with... More 

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Vercelli, Italy
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76 reviews 76 reviews
52 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Nice place to visit on a sunny day, and a nice place to have a walk over the hill, which is actually rather steep, but while on the top offers a great view on the old town, a sunny day is better

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Eureka, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Overwhelming experience. Big story. This is hard to imagine without seeing it. Even my photos pale compared to the over 100,000 crosses placed on the hill.

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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70 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The reason we returned to Lithuania having not seen them our first trip. This is the most sacred site in Lithuania- and it is an awe inspiring and very moving site. Listed as 200,000 crosses it looked much more- the hill is covered in crosses great and small with pathways between them. Around the hill and reaching on either side... More 

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