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Ninth Fort

Kaunas LT-47435, Lithuania
+370 37 377750
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Amazing History

Huge site with lots to see. the prison itself has many harrowing stories to tell but an important... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John B
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A must see if you're in Kaunas.

My wife is Lithuanian, I am Indian and we live in the UK; and we are in this constant pursuit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ajit N
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Kaunas LT-47435, Lithuania
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+370 37 377750
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"concentration camp"
in 8 reviews
"historical place"
in 6 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"stark reminder"
in 3 reviews
"sobering experience"
in 3 reviews
"world war"
in 7 reviews
"lithuanian history"
in 7 reviews
"pay a visit"
in 3 reviews
"russian empire"
in 3 reviews
"walk up"
in 3 reviews
"soviet occupation"
in 4 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 9 reviews
"two hours"
in 3 reviews
"very interesting museum"
in 3 reviews
"visiting kaunas"
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"old town"
in 6 reviews
"prison"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Huge site with lots to see. the prison itself has many harrowing stories to tell but an important piece of history nevertheless

Thank John B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife is Lithuanian, I am Indian and we live in the UK; and we are in this constant pursuit of knowing each other's culture and country's history by trying to visit as many places solo as possible. Ninth Fort was one of my solo...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The taxi ride to and fro was 16€ but it was worth it to experience this place. The old prison was very interesting and a bit scary to think what happened here. The monument and burial ground outside was moving.

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

I had pre booked a guided tour in advance. The Fort were excellent in communicating about my tour by email before my visit as I had concerns that we had booked on at 10.00am and the ticket office didn't open to then. Although, they said...More

Thank Samantha S
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Reviewed May 19, 2018

Definitely worth visiting! Be sure to take guide services. They're funny, smart and able to introduce you with ninth fort history, old stories. After this you will be overwhelmed by hard Lithuanians past, lifetime in Soviet union and so on. :))

Thank Laura J
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The other reviews cover much of this place. Be respectful when visiting, this place has seen its share of horror. The Holocaust memorial is spectacular. We took the Underground tourz which was great. Wish we had taken more guided tours, as they were great value....More

Thank Kaiserfarrow
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

My wife is Lithuanian. Born and Raised in Kaunas. We visited her family and her aunt mentioned this to us. I immediately wanted to go. This place has such wonderful Russian tribute architecture and a beautiful field overlooking the town. Theres literally no tourists here...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

The place was the stage of a historical massacre in Lithuania. You can even feel all the pain there. It is painful to go, but is definitely a must to when you visit Kaunas.

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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Ninth Fort on Saturday 21st April, for a private tour (in English) which we had pre-booked via email ahead of our trip. The museum covers a large area, so make sure you are wearing comfortable shoes and warm clothing (the prison is...More

Thank danielmortimore
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Ninth Fort was a prison and a concentration camp from the WW1 to the WW2. Many people were murdered here. Now it contains a museum about the two occupations of contemporary Lithuania: The Nazi one and the Soviet one. Interesting museum. very touching. Wondeful, huge...More

Thank Thombly
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William B
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Jimmyp2525 | Reviewed this property |
They had a english guide on site when we went there.
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alexwright2018
February 26, 2018|
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Response from warra69 | Reviewed this property |
There was no cafe when we went last year. Take a couple of snacks and some water with you. You could easily spend anywhere between 3-5 hours there.
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RICHIEGIBBOY
December 23, 2016|
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Response from Henry L | Reviewed this property |
I took bus #23 from the train station. There is no bus stopping at the museum itself. The closest stop is "9-ojo forto muziejus". You will then have to find a walking path that crosses under the divided expressway to get to... More
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