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The oldest cemetery in Vilnius

Rasos is the oldest cemetery in Vilnius, established in the end of the 18th century. It is also a... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Vilnius, Lithuania
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When the snow is fallen, and the temperatures are cold, Rasos cemetery is one of the most... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rasu cemetery is quite old and many monuments are in the state near to ruins. The municipality of Vilnius should find the funds to restore the historical Cemetery.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LechBK
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Rasos is the oldest cemetery in Vilnius, established in the end of the 18th century. It is also a most important necropolis of Lithuania where many prominent Lithuanian and Polish persons are buried, mostly artists, writers, scientists, though there are graves of the fathers of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank acorna
Reviewed June 18, 2018

When the snow is fallen, and the temperatures are cold, Rasos cemetery is one of the most picturesque places in all of Vilnius. It's old, it's crowded, and it's private. You are very likely to see no one else there or just few people. In...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is very important place to visit if you have polish roots. Lots of polish famous people were buried there.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ewairenab
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I like to walk in cemeteries because it helps to understand the local culture. The cemetery was quite old, hilly, fence around it. You just cannot go out when you want. It is quite a job to find the gates.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Terje L
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We walked here from the old city but I recommend taking the bus or taxi. The bus stops right in front and goes back from the main gate. It's a very old cemetery and when we arrived there was a small tour group leaving the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Everything about this cemetery should encourage a visitor to view the beautiful hillside site, the elaborate headstones with individual sculptures. A very ennobling experience .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Without doubt the most beautiful cemetery I have ever visited - set on terraced land, framed by tall trees - some superbly sculpted headstones, carefully tended & flowered graves.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Patrick M
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Cemetery gives you a chance to take a look into past. For example plenty of Polish names tells you about joint history with Poland, they had union with Poland, like Austria-Hungary. Take a walk at cemetery and admire headstones and look old names.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank mWrite
Reviewed September 1, 2017

It was not as impressive as I expected, but the cemetery is at a beautiful location, many of the gravestones are old and there are some nice sculptures and small chapels. A good place for a quiet walk at an atmospheric place.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cinbkk
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