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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
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... crushed by the Soviets, although their ability to sometimes hoist their own flags on the Gediminas Hill Castle Tower and inflict damages on the enemies boosted their morale.
"After the 1944 occupation of Lithuania Vilnius saw one of the biggest campaigns of destruction it witnessed in its history. Soviets closed and desecrated churches, destroyed chapels, upturned cemetaries, burned non-communist books, removed archives, stole sacred paintings and sold them on ...
... to Riga) and I went to the museum of genocide victims. It was really good. The prison underneath is like the prison in Tallinn, but they had some solitary confinement cells with water torture. There was no heating. The cell had a little pedestal that the man could stand upon to escape the water or ice in winter. Eventually he would fall in. It was really sad. While walking around, we saw this random parade. The dragon would stop and the people behind would crouch ...
... if you cross the bridge then you have to smile. The bridge itself has loads of locks on it as same as any other country but 1 in 2 Lithuanians get divorced within the first two years They also said that Užupis will be famous for its art, which if you go there it wasn't impressive at all. The best thing they had was a Jesus statue with a backpack on. Our tour guide then took us to St Anna's church which is where a lot of the people get married because it's the most beautiful. ...
... the head. Plain to see today in the plaster of the wall are not only many bullet holes, but blood stains. I couldn't stay in the room for long. To say it was disturbing to see is an understatement. A reconstruction video playing in the room didn't help. I honestly can't describe what I was feeling knowing I was looking at the direct evidence of the murders of hundreds of people. While one mass grave of victims has been unearthed, KGB records show that there are others ...
... window shade nonstop and kicking my lap. Oh well, it was only two hours. I've been to loads of airports but Vilnius's is really unique -- marble and stone, with a huge courtyard and chandelier, it looks like a charming old building, not an arrivals terminal. I was quickly able to get some cash from an ATM, get a SIM card for my phone (the equivalent or 1 euro got me the card plus 500 local minutes, 2000 SMS messages and 100mb data -- take THAT, ...