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SOVIET LEGACY TOUR

Day one.

Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to hotel. Excursion through the Old Town of Vilnius – one of the most biggest and beautiful in the East Europe. Objects to visit: Gediminas Castle, ensemble of Saint Ona and Bernardinai churches, the Vilnius University – the oldest and largest Lithuanian higher education institution, the Gates of the Dawn – the most important historical, cultural and religion monument in Vilnius. *Dinner in the restaurant of Lithuanian kitchen. Free time to know Vilnius individually. Overnight in hotel.

Day two.

Breakfast. Visiting the KGB museum – historical - memorial profile. (Expositions: KGB prison, The former execution cell, war partisans, exiles, KGB in 1954-1991). *Lunch and the excursion to Television tower - the highest building in Lithuania (326,4m). By the entrance – crosses and monuments, it‘s a memories of the fight for the independence. Evening time: „1984 survival drama in Soviet bunker“ – have you ever dreamed to become a Soviet citizen for two and a half hours? If you dare, this is your chance....

The package includes:

  • the show (1,5 hour);
  • welcome Soviet coffee drink;
  • hot Soviet lunch or dinner (with a big shot of vodka, if you wish);
  • special certificate of the Soviet citizen; any item from the authentic Soviet shop will be selected from the shelf and taken home as a souvenir from 1984 survival drama.

*( „1984 survival drama in Soviet bunker“ this program is intended for a group of at least 25 people).

Overnight in hotel.

Day three.

Breakfast. A trip to the nuclear missile base in Plokstine which was built in the years of cold war between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Soviet Union sent 10 thousand building units that helped to build the secret object. Some bunkers are more than 100 feet deep. The national park of Zemaitija and the military exposition in Plokstine was created at the same time. Today it reminds us the threat of cold war to humankind. Before coming back we are going to visit the Hill of Crosses that will remind the years of religion oppressions. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day four.. Breakfast.Travel to Druskininkai. Excursion to Grutas Park (this museum is dedicated to Soviet Union) where you could find hundreds of statues and monuments of the Soviet Union. The exposition of Grutas Park discloses the negative content of the Soviet ideology and its impact on the value system. The aim of this exposition is to provide an opportunity for Lithuanian people, visitors coming to our country as well as future generations to see the naked Soviet ideology which suppressed and hurt the spirit of our nation for many years. Before coming back we are going to visit Druskininkai – the city of M. K. Ciurlionis (1875 – 1911). “The Echo of Forest” – forest museum, the exposition of animals and birds are also established there.

Departure.
 
Tour price depends on the number of persons in a group and the season.
 
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