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Address: Kaunas LT-47435, Lithuania
Phone Number: +370 37 377750
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A majestic structure

It is one of the best places in Kaunas to visit as a tourist. Also, has and interesting museum nearby.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Juozas K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is one of the best places in Kaunas to visit as a tourist. Also, has and interesting museum nearby.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place for history lovers, a terrible view of holokaust. You can see a 9-th fort of Kaunas defence castle too. Many walking and sightseeing.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

It really is a terribly sad place, but surely not to miss as it is a monument for horrific time in history of Kaunas and Lithuania. I doubt we can perceive the scale of atrocities that happened in this place, but just being there gives you shivers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It's probably the best place to film historical movies. But not to go inside if you have claustrophobia

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Impressive monument. I did not visit the fortress, since it was not open yet, but I was awestruck with this monument. A local to be respectful towards the victims.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Overall experience of being there while knowing what horrors had happened there is breath taking. Be sure to go on a tour.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Looks like a scene from transformers. Museum with audio guide is good/interesting (led me to look for spot in Kaunas street where Roman Kalita burned himself alive protesting Soviet rule in 1972 (in park on Liberty Boulevard there is a granite memorial on the ground). Take bus #23 from stop (Kauno Pilis) just north of old town (on north side... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Due to rainy weather we didn´t get a chance to visit the actual fort, but the monument was truly enormous.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting museum and quite chilling to walk the halls and cells of so much sad history. The museum provides a lot of history of the area, different occupations, and of the fort itself. There are also many plaques to read about the people and families affected. I found the English explanations left something to be desired -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with Lithuanian friends and walked around the memorial, a reminder to never forget the horrors that happened there and how small are problems really are now

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