Pylimo Street Vilnius

Halles Market Pylimo Street Vilnius
Kazimierz Rutski House Kazamierz Rutski House Pylimo Street 5 This four-storey building belonged to the bookseller Kazimierz Rutski. Its ground floor had large display windows, shops occupied this floor, while the others contained five-room apartments. As is commonly found in buildings like this, it has...
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Petras Cvirka Lithuanian Author

Petras Cvirka
Petras Cvirka (born March 12, 1909, Klangai, Kovno Governorate – died May 2, 1947, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian author of several novels, children’s books, and short story collections. He wrote under a variety of noms de plume: A. Cvingelis Cezaris Petrėnas J. K. Pavilionis K....
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Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius

Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius
Gedimino Prospektas Vilnius - Nightview Gedimino Prospektas in Naujamiestas (New Town) is an approximately 2 kilometer long street which begins at the Cathedral Square and runs the length of the lower part of Naujamiestas to the Zveryno Bridge. It was first laid in 1836. It...
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Kaunas Guide Outside Old Town

Although Kaunas Old Town has the visitor plenty to offer when enjoying a city trip. Interwar architecture, unique museums and parks, statues and so on. Take a trolleybus, use one of the two funiculars or simply stroll and discover some hidden gems in Kaunas Guide....
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Zarasai Lithuania

A short history on Zarasai Lithuania Zarasai Lithuania The town of Zarasai on the border with Latvia  was officially called Zarasai until 1836, at which time the name changed in Novoaleksandrovsk. Known as Ezerenai from 1919, it finally regained its original name in 1929. It...
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Pilies Street Vilnius Old Town

Pilies Street Vilnius Old Town Pilies Street in Vilnius Old Town once led from the gates of the Lower Castle to the Town Hall. It has now been divided into two, and is called Didzioji Street from the Orthodox Church of St. Paraskeva. Its continuation...
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Vilnius Jewish Ghetto

Choral Synagogue Vilnius Pylimo Street
Vilnius Jewish Ghetto Choral Synagogue Vilnius Jewish Ghetto A Vilnius Jewish ghetto formed in the Middle Ages in the area bordered by Dominikonu, Vokiecu, and Stikliu streets. This territory later extended as far as the approach to the Central (Hala) Market and included districts on...
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Traku Street and Dominikonu Street

Traku Street Traku Street begins at the junction of Pylimo street and J. Basanaviciaus street, and its continuation, Dominikonu Street - descends to Universiteito street where it becomes Sv. Jono, which runs into Pilies Street. Church of the Assumption and Franciscan Monastery Church of the...
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