Photo of the Week: A Hill Filled with Crosses

Hill of Crosses, Šiauliai, Lithuania

Just outside Šiauliai, the wind moves between a thousand crosses made from wood and metal, plastic and string. The air is never quiet here.

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4 Responses to Photo of the Week: A Hill Filled with Crosses

  1. Ruben Alonso November 4, 2012 at 4:56 pm #

    Hi Flora!

    I’m Ruben a traveler from Barcelona and a followers of your adventures.

    I’ve just seen this picture of the Hill of Crosses in Siuauliai and I want to share with you this documentary I made when I was there.

    Hope you like it!

    Cheers from Barcelona!!


  2. Ceri February 18, 2013 at 11:34 pm #

    Holy OMG! Wow. I’ve never seen anything like it. I find it both frightening and incredible at the same time.

  3. mike55447 February 9, 2016 at 9:32 am #

    what a beautiful photos of this Cross Hill. There is a lot of travelers who wants to visit this place. I have a lot of foreign visitors at my office for a Lithuanian Temporary Residence Permit and more than a half of them have heard about this place and are interested to visit it.

    • Flora February 17, 2016 at 9:53 am #

      I can imagine, Mike! It’s a really beautiful site – and relatively unknown, I think!

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