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Antakalnis Cemetery 1

 

I've only seen two or three cemetaries in Lithuania and passed by others, but they all appear to be located in woodland, very unlike the bare stretches one finds in the UK.  This particular cemetery has some of the features of a national cemetery, although it is never referred to as such, although it is sometimes referred to as Antakalnis Military Cemetery.  It has different sections for different occupations, e.g., politicians, military, writers, actors, artists, etc.  These days, you are only likely to be interred there if you are famous in one of these areas, or if you are family of someone already buried there.  I'll show a few more pics of the cemetery.

 

Antakalnis Cemetery 1

 

I've only seen two or three cemetaries in Lithuania and passed by others, but they all appear to be located in woodland, very unlike the bare stretches one finds in the UK.  This particular cemetery has some of the features of a national cemetery, although it is never referred to as such, although it is sometimes referred to as Antakalnis Military Cemetery.  It has different sections for different occupations, e.g., politicians, military, writers, actors, artists, etc.  These days, you are only likely to be interred there if you are famous in one of these areas, or if you are family of someone already buried there.  I'll show a few more pics of the cemetery.

 

comments (8)

  • Ray
  • Not in United States
  • 16 May 2017, 01:03
This is brilliant, Maestro!
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Ray - glad you like it.
A truly lovely image, Tom.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Elizabeth
Nice shot, Tom.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Frank.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 16 May 2017, 07:10
As in life they still occupy a slot with their peers
Tom Wilson: Indeed smile
Is that building a family mausoleum?
Tom Wilson: I believe so, Chad.
I was attracted to this first from the thumbnail. Very nice.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Mary.
a fine structure framed in this wonderful shot of yours, Tom. i found your comparison very interesting too - thank you for sharing your insights.
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Ayush
Nice picture and I will look forward to seeing some more Tom
Tom Wilson: Thanks, Bill.

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