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Address: Grutas, Druskininkai, Lithuania
Phone Number: 00370 5262 9660
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Description: This sculpture park contains all of the country's Communist-era statues...
This sculpture park contains all of the country's Communist-era statues along with playgrounds, stages and restaurants.
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A great place for a walk

I love this place. You can relax while walking and looking at the amazing sculptures within the area.my friends are coming to Lithuania so definitely gonna show them the place

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I love this place. You can relax while walking and looking at the amazing sculptures within the area.my friends are coming to Lithuania so definitely gonna show them the place

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Riga, Latvia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Best part was relaxed walking, but after some time you start get bored looking at all those monumnets

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Interesting place to see, very different than others. Don't know any park similar to this. It's all about Russian society Union, exhibition of monuments used to be all around Lithuanian cities when country was occupied by Russia. I was not very interested but my mum and aunt were really exited, everything remind their childhood. So recommend to everyone over 40s.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This attraction has to be on every traveler's "MUST VISIT" list. The attraction is situated in Grutas, a village right before Druskininkai. The park boasts a nice collection of Soviet sculptures, WWII machinery as well as the indoor exhibition of Soviet items like paintings, books. The attraction has a Souvenir shop as well as the "Soviet" restaurant, where you can... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Gruto parkas is a unique place in eastern Europe to see all symbols of communism. All status are providing insights of how was the life during the soviet time. There is also the possibility to order traditional food and drinks. So far, I've been 5 times in the park and it's always interesting to see it.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

From the moment the surly ticket kiosk attendant allows your admission to the park, to when you're face-to-face with a seven foot emu within the suspicious eyesight from the park's security guard you're instantly immersed into the wonderful world of Soviet Lithuania. If you visit in January, the snowfall and crunch of powder beneath your feet is beautifully accompanied by... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Visiting Lithuania go to Druskinkai and take the spa and relax, the day after visit Gruta Park were they show you how life used to be back in the old days, All these leaders showing them self to the world now gives you ice cold feelings and makes you realize how good life is for us while we live in... More 

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a really odd open air museum- worth a visit to see the true cruelty of a Soviet regime, which required total commitment to the status quo. It is a combination of mini zoo (conditions for some animals was poor), statues of Stalin, Lenin, Marx, and Lithuanian communist collaborators, old soviet weaponry, and the human cattle trucks which deported... More 

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Uddevalla, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Many countries that were released from the love and tender care from the Soviet occupants have, after the collapse of the USSR and the fall of the Iron Curtain in the early 1990th, destroyed all political statues and other remnants of their Soviet occupants. In Grūto Parkas Lithuania has gathered up a lot of these political statues, that earlier disfigure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Had an enjoyable and informative morning at this quirky musuem. A good insight into the Soviet occupation and what it was like for the Lithuanian people. Took the kids and they loved the 70s style play park (ok so did we!) . Would really recommend this for anybody visiting the area . Good value too.

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