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Kretingos rajono turizmo informacijos centras

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Vilniaus g. 2B, Kretinga
Tel. +370 445 73 102
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(Pietų pertrauka 12.00-13.00)
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Kretinga old Jewish cemetery, killing sites and graves

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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The cemetery was in use from the end of the 18th century until June 1941. Jews from Kretinga, Kartena and Jokūbavaswere buried there. From July to September in 1941, in the southern part of the cemetery, Kretinga state security police and auxiliary police killed about 220 women and children of…

Kretinga site of mass killings of Jews and mass grave

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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At this site on 25 June 1941, German soldiers and SS personnel, led by Gestapo officers and Pranas Jakys, head of the State Security Police of Kretinga District, shot about 180 men of the Kretinga Jewish community as well as 34 Lithuanians.From July to September, Jewish residents of Kretinga confined…

Monument of Berekas Joselevičius

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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The monument was unveiled in 2015, to honour Berek Yoselevitz (in Polish, Joselewicz, 1764–1809), the military officer from Kretinga who fought for the freedom of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and served in Napoleon’s armies. The monument’s authors were architect Vytenis Mazurkevičius and sculptor Gintautas Jonkus. Address: J. Pabrėžos str., KretingaCoordinates: 55.891183,…

Dimitravas manor

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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The Dimitravas manor, named in honour of Count Dmitry Alexandrovich Zubov of Kretinga, was established in 1829 on the land of Tarvydai village.In 1937, the manor was purchased by the Government of Lithuania, which established in it a branch of the Kaunas hardlabour prison, the Dimitravas forced-labour institution. At the…

Darbėnai old Jewish cemetery

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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The cemetery was established in the 19th century. It was in use until June 1941. The Jewish residents of Darbėnai wereburied there. With the beginning of the Holocaust, at the end of June 1941, Leiba Reizman, the Communist Youth League organiser of the Darbėnai valsčius was shot to death near…

Darbėnai site I of mass killings of Jews and grave

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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At this site in September 1941, Darbėnai police officers and auxiliary police killed about 320 women and children of the Darbėnai Jewish community.The grave of the victims of the Holocaust is marked with a memorial stone, to which a black stone panel with the Star of David and an inscription…

Darbėnai site II of mass killings of Jews and grave

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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At this site, at the end of September 1941, auxiliary police shot to death about 60 women of the Darbėnai Jewish community and about 40 young women of the Skuodas Jewish community, who had been forcibly transferred from the Dimitravas camp.The grave of the victims of the Holocaust is marked…

Darbėnai site III of mass killings of Jews and grave

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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At this site on 29 June 1941, German soldiers led by German officers shot to death about 150 men of the Darbėnai Jewish commuity and 4 captured Red Army prisoners of war.The grave of the victims of the mass killings is marked with a memorial stone. Address: Darbėnų forest, Palangos…

Darbėnai Old Town site

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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The Jewish community settled in the town of Darbėnai in the 18th century. The great majority of Jews settled in thevicinity of the marketplace, and others lived along the main streets. The wooden buildings of the synagogue and bethmidrash stood near the marketplace. A large portion of the Jewish-owned homes…

Kretinga ritual Jewish bath house site

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:10
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In 2010, an archaeological dig showed that Jewish community houses and residences stood in the present-day site of the market. Inside one building, an orthogonalstructure was encountered, 3 x 1.5 meters in size, with waterproof concrete walls and a concrete floor similar in design to a small pool, set into…