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Kretingos rajono turizmo informacijos centras

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Vilniaus g. 2B, Kretinga
Tel. +370 445 73 102
Darbo laikas:
I-V 8.00-17.00
V 8.00-15.45
(Pietų pertrauka 12.00-12.45)
VI 10.00-14.00
KRETINGA su sukiu 3

Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The church was built by Jonas Karolis ir Sofija Chodkevičiai foundation in 1610-1617. It is one of the oldest surviving Gothic and Renaissance features church in Samogitia. It has seven altars decorated with sculptures carved pulpit created in XVII century.Under the central altar are buried founders Chodkevičiai family members. All…

Order of Friars Minor Annunciation Monastery

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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In 1602, a famous Lithuanian soldier and owner of the Kretinga Manor, Jonas Karolis Chodkevičius, established a Franciscan monkhood, which was trusted to take care of the first church of Kretinga and the pastoral care of its residents. Soviet authorities closed the monastery, but the Franciscan brothers, who returned to…

Chapel of counts Tiškevičiai

  • Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:16
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Neo-Gothic chapel that stands in the new cemetery (II old) of Kretinga parish is one of the most interesting objects in the city. It was build by the last count of Kretinga Aleksandras Tiškevičius (1864–1945) in 1893. The red brick building was designed by Swedish architect Karl Eduard Strandmann. Eye-catching…

Tomb and chapel of monk Ambrozijus Jurgis Pabrėža

  • Wednesday, 22 March 2017 08:41
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Jurgis Ambrozijus Pabrėža (1771–1849) franciscan monk, scientist botanist, folk healer is buried in the old cemetery of Kretinga parish.Parish vicar built a neo-gothic style brick chapel on his grave in 1933. Chapel for a long time been handled only by non-professional restorers. Professional restorers strengthened the cracked wall, restored Blessed…

Grotto of Kretinga

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Franciscan Order built Grotto in 1933 to commemorate patron Blessed Virgin Mary 75th manifestation in Lourdes (France). Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Bernadette sculptures and water with magical powers were brought from Lourdes (France). Address: Vilniaus str. 6, KretingaCoordinates: 55.892671, 21.243519

Kretinga Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Evangelical Lutheran church was built in 1896-1899. It is famous for the baroque organ made by Konigsberg master Johann Preuss in 1785 which are in Kretinga from 1899. Church hosts a variety of concerts: organ music, choirs, chamber ensembles. Address: Kęstučio str. 3, KretingaCoordinates: 55.888413, 21.243106 Tel. +370 445 55477Email…

St. Clara Monastery

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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St. Clara monastery – it is the first and the only convent of this congregation not only in Lithuania, but in the Baltic States as well. Deep devotion and a contemplative way of living are typical of the St. Clara's sisters: their daily round is full of prayer from the…

Mother Teresa's Sisters Monastery

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The sisters take care of and help those who have lost their physical and spiritual health. Their main purpose: to help, save and lead to sanctity the poorest of the poor not only in slums, but throughout the entire world, by recognizing the presence of God in them. Address: Laisvės…
The sisters participate in parish activities and teaches children religion in comprehensive schools. Their main purpose – Glory of God and merciful works of a close person, love, soul and body, apostleship among youth and adults, and catechizing. The vision of the congregation – to make this home like a…

Sacred Heart Franciscan Missionary Congregation

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The sisters teach religion at school and sisters with a medical education visit old, sick people in poor families. The main purpose of the sisters is to pray for the spread of the Good News in the world and to directly participate in evangelical activity through active cooperation in the…