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Beautiful Tribute

This lovely tribute to which is attached a lovely story about this special man. Heart warming... read more

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Talking Statue

Scan the QR code to hear the interesting story about this famous doctor. Easy to find in the big... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely tribute to which is attached a lovely story about this special man. Heart warming during such terrible times. A lovely life like statue with a beautiful smile.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

Scan the QR code to hear the interesting story about this famous doctor. Easy to find in the big Jewish ghetto.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GemZ77
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Having heard the story's of this fine upstanding man I'm glad to see vilnius honoured him with this statue. If your unsure on his past look online luckily I had a guide to tell me.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank muzzy_12
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Before the war there were 200,000 Jewish people in Vilnius. 94% of them were wiped out in the Holocaust. This little memorial to an exceptional member of this lost community is a poignant reminder of what was lost.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped here and took a customary photo of us next to the statue. I was told that if you sat next to the statue it was supposed to vring you good luck. It hasn’t hurt so far.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Doctor Tsemach Shabad (1864-1935), was famous for many of the leaders of the Vilnius (Wilno) branch of the Folkspartei, or Jewish People's Party, stands in the territory of the ghetto, his posture conveniently allowing passers by a quick cuddle and photograph. .Worth a look if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This statue of Zemach Shabad celebrates one part of the social and politaical activist's life. The image of the bearded man comforting a girl cuddling a kitten is bound within the former ghetto of Vilnius, and refers to the good doctors supposed similarity to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank orkydd
Reviewed July 18, 2018

The stature stands in the old Jewish Ghetto and sadly honors one of its most illustrious inhabitants.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed July 3, 2018

It was a rainy day in Vilnius, but worth the trip to see the sights including this lovely statue, kind of makes you want to make up your own story about it's meaning, easy to find and worth finding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JednSasha
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We wanted to give our children a historical visit as well as a cultural one. Without being too graphic, we shared of the history of the Jewish ghetto and so on while in Vilnius. This monument was a good start to opening the story. It...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anneli T
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Zemach Shabad‎, (February 5, 1864, Vilnius, Russian Empire (now Lithuania) — January 20, 1935, Vilnius) was a Jewish doctor and social and political activist. He was a member of the Senate (parliament) of the Second Polish... More