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Siauliai Hill of Crosses

Jurgaiciu k., Meskuiciu sen., Siauliu r. | Siauliai, Siauliai 81439, Lithuania
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Siauliai
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Religious Sites
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athens
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Very nice tidy place and different to what you see normally. Recomended whether you are into religion or not

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Kings Lynn
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Loads of crosses on a hill!!!! Different designes and all crowded together, so a lot of crosses to look at

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Thousands of crosses planted together on a hill in the middle of the countryside. For the religious this will be an inspiring place. For others this will be an interesting stop; for these people perhaps not worth a 5-hour drive, but if within an hour or two's journey then definitely worth a look. Restaurant tip, just before the car park... More

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Darwin, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Great attraction must do. Found it hard to get info on how to get there so here it is: How to get to Hill of Crosses from Vilnius, Lithuania We went to the Hill of Crosses from Siauliai ( pronounced Show-lay ) by catching a train from vilnius main station. We didn't notice any ticket machines around so we bought... More

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Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I really enjoyed this place, I have never seen anything quite like it. Some of the crosses are quite moving and the place as a whole is visually stunning. There was a good mix of tourists and locals when we were there but it wasn't crowded, it felt like a very authentic Lithuanian experience to me. Also, there is a... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Be wary on the stairs up the mound they are as old as some of the crosses and a bit loose or broken in places. Spooky place. I suspect it may be religious but if by some miracle Jesus comes back and arrives here it will put the fear of God in him when he sees all the crosses. They... More

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Hong Kong, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Very impressive indeed...really speechless when we were there. An unforgettable experience. Not easy to get there on public transport, and yet we would recommend all to pay a visit to this sacred place.....

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Victoria
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Very interesting place. Never seen anything like it before. Quite a haunting experience. A bit touristy but still worth a visit.

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Cape Town
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The Hill of Crosses was an incredible symbol of defiance against Soviet oppression, and since Lithuanian ndependence the number of crosses has kept increasing.

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virginia
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376 reviews 376 reviews
85 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The Hill of Crosses in Lithuania is one the most moving places in the world (to me). Believers in the God pray and then may leave their own cross (purchased at a nearby shop) at this hill. Read the other reviews about this hallowed ground, but to be there is a once in a lifetime experience. I planted a cross... More

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