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Not easy to understand who this is

As a foreign visitor it's not easy to understand who this is and why she has such a big statue... read more

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Gevleugeld
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A misleading image

Walking along Gediminas avenue towards Lukiškės square and KGB museum everyone passes tiny... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
acorna
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed yesterday

As a foreign visitor it's not easy to understand who this is and why she has such a big statue. Searching for information this seems to be a famous writer.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking along Gediminas avenue towards Lukiškės square and KGB museum everyone passes tiny neglected square with anunproportionally large monument of a woman in traditional Lithuanian peasant appareil. This is Julija Žymantienė-Žemaitė, author of Lithuanian classical novels learned by every kid at school. She wrote about...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Julija Beniuševičiūtė-Žymantienė, better known by the pseudonym Žemaitė was a Lithuanian writer born on June 4, 1845 born into an impoverished Polish-speaking family with aristocratic roots in Bukantė (subdivision of Kovno at the time of imperial Russia, now called Kaunas ) near Plungė, Kovno also...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

On walking along Gediminas strip came across this statue. A stern looking lady but on reflection perhaps she was contemplating what to write next. In a square which unfortunately is a little run down with writing on walls and benches taken up by the homeless.

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