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This large statue is located near the KGB museum and is set off the main road in a small... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2019
martyncymro
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Coimbra, Portugal
Not easy to understand who this is

As a foreign visitor it's not easy to understand who this is and why she has such a big statue... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2018
Gevleugeld
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Gedimino pr. 27-29, Vilnius 01104, Lithuania
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

This large statue is located near the KGB museum and is set off the main road in a small recreational area. I almost didn't see it as I was walking down the street. There is little information at the site, but apparently it is the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

As a foreign visitor it's not easy to understand who this is and why she has such a big statue. Searching for information this seems to be a famous writer.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Gevleugeld
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Walking along Gediminas avenue towards Lukiškės square and KGB museum everyone passes tiny neglected square with anunproportionally large monument of a woman in traditional Lithuanian peasant appareil. This is Julija Žymantienė-Žemaitė, author of Lithuanian classical novels learned by every kid at school. She wrote about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Julija Beniuševičiūtė-Žymantienė, better known by the pseudonym Žemaitė was a Lithuanian writer born on June 4, 1845 born into an impoverished Polish-speaking family with aristocratic roots in Bukantė (subdivision of Kovno at the time of imperial Russia, now called Kaunas ) near Plungė, Kovno also...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

On walking along Gediminas strip came across this statue. A stern looking lady but on reflection perhaps she was contemplating what to write next. In a square which unfortunately is a little run down with writing on walls and benches taken up by the homeless.

Date of experience: February 2018
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