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Kretingos rajono turizmo informacijos centras

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

The new cemetery of Kretinga parish

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The new cemetery of Kretinga parish: chapel-mausoleum of Tiškevičiai family (built in 1893, architect - Charles Edward Strandman), burial site of the Franciscan monks, the grave of father P. Bizauskas O. F. M., a restorer of the Franciscan Order in Lithuania (1937), a monument to soldiers - volunteers, the chapel…

The old cemetery of Kretinga parish

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The old cemetery of Kretinga parish: the graves of the Franciscan monks (the nineteenth century), the grave of a botanist, priest, monk J. A. Pabrėža (1849; a chapel of 1933), the grave of the older brother of the Bishop Motiejus Valančius, priest Mykolas Valančius, a stony chapel of St. George…

Kretinga village old cemetery

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Kretinga village old cemetery functioned in XVI-XVIII centuries. In central part of cemetery is wooden chapel, near the river - sculpture of angel with trumpet. Sculpture is dedicated to the first church of Kretinga that was built in 1602. Sculpture was built by folk-artist Adolfas Viluckis in 2003. Address: Basanavičiaus…

Chapel of Saint George

  • Wednesday, 22 March 2017 08:57
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In the southern part of Kretinga parish the old cemetery a small wooden chapel is mentioned from the beggining of XIX century. In its place stone chapel was built in 1831-1839 by parishers and was named by Saint George chapel in 1857. Remains of Kretinga earl Juozapas Tiškevičius were embalmed…

Salantai Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption Church

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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First church in Salantai was built in 1630, second in 1724. In the same place was built neo-gothic, two towered, red brick church in 1906-1911 by parishioners initiative. Achitect - Karlas Eduardas Strandmanas.In the left nave altar hangs painting of Blessed Mother of God, famous for its magical power, painted…

Rooster hill

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Hill near Salantas river vally dates back to the ancient times. Archaeologists have discovered a hill barrows dating back to IV-I century BC. In the eastern slope of the hill lies a stone with rubbed down plane associated with the pagan cult rites and in the west is detected X-XIII…

Erškėtynas spring and chapel

This is an unique sacred place. It is believed that here once existed pagan temple.On the stone, near spring which is famous for its healing power, for one of Lazdininkai villagers appeared Blessed Virgin Mary in 1926. In the same year here was built a wooden chapel, much larger stone…

Grotto of Abakai

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Grotto was built by rural loner Kazimieras Navirauskas in 1921 appreciating the fact that he alive and healthy returned from the First World War front. Beside long been famous for its magical healing power source he set stone grotto and built a wooden chapel. Pastor of Kartena brought Blessed Mary…

Kartena Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption Church

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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The first church was built by Mikalojus Sapiega in 1634. Later here stood few other churches that burned.The present church was built in 1875. It is the only wooden neo-baroque sacral building in Kretinga district. The church is decorated with an artistic pulpit with sculptures of evangelists while on the…

Laukžemė St. Andrew the Apostle Church

  • Wednesday, 22 February 2017 10:09
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Near Laukžemė manor in XVII century stood a wooden chapel. In its place landowner Andriejus Radziminskis built a brick church in 1641. Present church was built by priest Srėbalavičius effort in 1850.It has one of the oldest wooden sculpture in Lithuania - Madonna of Laukžemė, and one of the altars…