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Monument to Zemach Shabad

MesiniU street, Vilnius, Lithuania
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In a quiet square of history

We wanted to give our children a historical visit as well as a cultural one. Without being too... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anneli T
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Stockholm, Sweden
Interesting

This is one of the monuments that you can see when walking around the city. Found it by luck while... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Rui S
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  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
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“jewish ghetto” (5 reviews)
“lovely statue” (3 reviews)
“co founder” (3 reviews)
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MesiniU street, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to give our children a historical visit as well as a cultural one. Without being too graphic, we shared of the history of the Jewish ghetto and so on while in Vilnius. This monument was a good start to opening the story. It...More

Thank Anneli T
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is one of the monuments that you can see when walking around the city. Found it by luck while playing a game around the city

Thank Rui S
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

06 July, 2017 (Thursday). This is an interesting monument in the Jewish part of the Old Town. This shows Bearded Man with a child, tribute to the Jewish heritage of the city. The monument is located on Mediniu g., close to the intersection with Dysnos...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice statue on a street corner in old town of Vilnius, an interesting attraction to watch, but definitely not a "must see"

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely statue on a street corner of a man and child with a kitten. Another part of history in a historic country

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

There is a story about little girl who had brought a wounded kitten to famous doctor and politician, and Korney Chukovsky was a witness, so he decided to write his famous Doctor Aybolit after Dr. Shabad. In fact, the prototype was Dr. Dolittle, but Dr....More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

All over the city you can find statues tha 'speaks' to you. The tell the story of Vilnius. Good idea :)

Thank bonnyfeet
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Vilnius has not forgotten their history and what happen to 35% of the population that once lived there. This monument was to remember a doctor who died in the Holocaust.

Thank Natacha C
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

It's only a little statue with a man and a child but it represents the great pediatrist living and caring children during the war, when there was the ghetto. Important jump into the Vilnius ghetto history. Always in people's memory.

Thank Giuseppe C
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Just a small, somewhat inconspicuous statue but one that helps bring the tragedy of the Jewish population to life. This well respected doctor and community activist is also known for his inspiration for a children's book character but is all part of the story of...More

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