Crosses were originally erected high on this hill in Vilnius, Lithuania, in the 17th century in memory of three monks who were killed on the spot. The Soviets razed the original crosses after World War II, but the people of Lithuania later rebuilt them as they are seen today.

Three Crosses, Vilnius, Lithuania

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2 Responses to “Saturday Scenes: Three Crosses in Vilnius”

  1. Just reading your Amateur Traveler podcast on Lithuania. Nice to see some photos that go along with it.
    Bethaney – Flashpacker Family recently posted…Photo a Day – Day SevenMy Profile

  2. I have yet to go up that hill, but Vilnius is really beautiful.
    Just yesterday, I took these photos of the cathedral at night: http://andreasmoser.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/vilnius-cathedral-at-night/
    Andreas Moser recently posted…Vilnius Cathedral at NightMy Profile

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