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blob2
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posted September 06, 2019 11:40 AM
Edited by blob2 at 11:50, 06 Sep 2019.

Hey Kipshasz

If I ever wanted to visit Lithuania, what are the best things/sights to try/see?

Btw found this in the net, supposedly the song originates from the battle of Kircholm which, well, connects our nations history...

PS: Other then Midaus balzamas „Žalgiris“

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Kipshasz
Kipshasz


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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 06, 2019 04:56 PM

"Žalgiris", be it the mead balsam or souvenirs of the best basketball team in the old country is a must buy when visiting. Preferrably buy both , but be careful with the balsam, as it's 75% strong, and western livers are known to fail after taking this chad drink.

To note, alcohol sales are restricted. buying age is 20, the time we sell it is 10:00-20:00 during weekdays and Saturdays and 10:00-15:00 during Sundays. keep that in mind. Bars and restaurants are exempt from this.
I'd also abstain from eating at anything that has "Čili" in the name, it is by far worst eatery out there. Also neither "Forto Dvaras" nor "Bernelių Užeiga" serve proper lithuanian cuisine.
Supermarkets work from 8:00 till 22:00 all week round.
Be sure not to piss on the corner of government buildings, unless getting beat by the cops in the precinct is your idea of a good time.

Also, I do not host guests. period. Not that you want to stay at my place anyways


Now on what to see. Well, where do I begin?

I guess let's start at the museums.

The National Museum in Vilnius, all branches of it, including the Palace of the Kings. combined they have pretty much the biggest collection of historic artefacts, and in each you'll spend at least a couple of hours. but when visiting the Palace, make sure there aren't any school field trips with you, as your experience will be ruined. Seriously. the first time I went, those tards were so unruly I wanted to take one of the exhibited warhammers and start splitting some wigs.

Vytautas Magnus Museum of Warfare, Kaunas. Military history, from prehistoric, to modern days. It also houses the only surviving Lithuanian built monoplane, the ANBO-1. some more interesting exhibits, like modern Lithuanian designed and built SMGs are sadly, due to politics are only brought out on special exhibits, last one showcasing the 2 of them closed this spring.

Čiurlionis Art Gallery, Kaunas. It houses the work of Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Lithuanian impressionist painter and composer.

The Devil's Museum, Kaunas. This one is pretty unique, it houses a huge collection of devil figurines from around the world.

Museum of Folk Instruments, Kaunas. As name says, it exhibits folk instruments, mainly from the country, but there are some foreign ones as well.

The Zoology Museum - founded by this chap, it is what you get. a collection of taxidermied animals and insect collections, and an exhibit about the founder. Latter alone is worth it. The insect, more specifically butterfly collection is the largest in the country.

Lithuanian Open Air Museum, Rumšiškės (about 20km from Kaunas, going on a highway to Vilnius). It is similar to all those "historic villages" the US has, it showcases the authentic buildings from the different regions of the country, mostly peasant ones. They have annual festivals, celebrating the lithuanian calendar holidays in a traditional way.

Trakai Island Castle, Trakai. Afaik the only fully restored medieval castle in the country. properly restored. Kaunas Castle has been maimed by modernist cuckery and shady politics.

The Sea museum, Klaipėda - you naval history with marine animal exhibits and dolphin shows. I don't even know if they finished the latest repairs on it, my history with it is pretty crappy in terms of visits (one time government cucks were visiting, I was 5 at the time, and we were banned entry because "muh president security")

IXth Fort, Kaunas - holocaust and soviet oppression history related, was originaly built as a military instalation.


Now onto some of the towns.
Kernavė - best visited during their experimental archeology festival (which is held usually on July 5th through 7th), this little town is the first capital of the country. I've been there a few times, and it seems the stuff to do there has expanded, including an early medieval historic village.

Šiluva - a destiny for pilgrims mostly, as the town is the site of a Virgin Mary's apparition. They have a festival to it, although the only site is the cathedral built on the apparition site.
Tytuvėnai - another pilgrim destination, it has a late rennaisance-early baroque church and monastery ensamble. It's pretty cool, that's all there is to it.

Seredžius - A town by the confluence of Dubysa and Nemunas rivers, this small town has a medieval hillfort complex. since the fortifications were wooden, none survived to this day. if you go further, you'll see a couple of later period castles at Raudonė and Vytėnai. the first is now a school, and the latter is a hotel. there are other sites, along that road, including a surviving bit of the Lithuanian-Prussian Border, but you need a proper guide to show you those sights, because they're pretty obscure. If you can, book Vytenis Almonaitis, but such a trip is best suited for summer, because the fellow is also a lecturer in Vytautas Magnus University.

Molėtai - houses an observatory and a cosmology museum. I've personally yet to visit.

Anykščiai - is one of the stops of a narrow gauge railway we have, and houses the Devil Stone heavy metal festival(held in mid July). Other sites are Puntukas, the country's largest boulder. in and around the town are several memorable places of some Lithuanian writers, and Horse museum, which houses various stuff pulled by our hooved friends as well as history of man and horse.

Šiauliai - I don't really remember what stuff to see it has, I think there's a bicycle museum and such, but nearby the town is probably one of the best known tourist sites in the country - the Hill of Crosses, which was originally a hill fort, untill some people decided to leave crosses on it, with prayers and stuff on them. the crosses were demolished several times by the commies but the people still built them. Pope John Paul II held a mass in there, and there's a monastery of I believe Franciscan monks nearby.

Varniai - Houses the Kilkim Žaibu heavy metal festival. Festival is held June 22th-25th or so. It has some other historic things in it, relating to the history of the church and the bishop Motiejus Valančius, but I was there for the festival alone that one time I visited it.


Other sites:

Pažaislis monastery, Kaunas - I posted a picture of it in a once in a lifetime wholesome architecture thread that Blizzardsoyboy made. It hosts classical music concerts in a summer long festival.

Christ's Ressurection Church, Kaunas - posted a pic on the same thread. This art-deco masterpiece has an observation area on it's roof. it's pretty cool, you can pretty much see the whole city from it.

Botanical Garden, Kaunas. It's a botanical garden, nuff said.

St. Anns Church, Vilnius - a gothic brick church, albeit small, it's facade is pretty awesome. Lithuanian Gothic style is very different then Western Gothic in some ways.

Missile Silos near lake Plateliai - Abandoned soviet nuclear missile silos.

The Curonian Spit - A sand dune spit, it has several resort towns and pretty cool nature in general.




This is pretty much the things I can get at the top of my head that are worth visiting. There are plenty more though.
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Kipshasz
Kipshasz


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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 06, 2019 05:07 PM

Also, I've yet to dedcue if the lyrics of the song are period authentic or are made up by the band.


And House Vasa is a better tie of between Lithuania and Fisheaterstan.

After all,King of Poland and Lithuania, Sigismund III of House Vasa was able to do the impossible and capture Moscow and even hold it for a year. Both Napoleon and Hitler can suck it.
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Blob-Ohmos the Second
posted September 06, 2019 08:09 PM
Edited by blob2 at 20:10, 06 Sep 2019.

Kipshasz said:
Be sure not to piss on the corner of government buildings, unless getting beat by the cops in the precinct is your idea of a good time.


I think that can "piss" any cop in any country

Oh you poor snows also have those alco sales restrictions like Finfags? Sigh, they are thinking of doing something similiar in my country. When I talk with Finnish guys they can't get it over with, stupid laws...

Kipshasz said:
Also, I do not host guests. period. Not that you want to stay at my place anyways


Naah, don't want to wake up on a sacrificial altar of some kinds. But if I ever be in Kaunas I might ask you to go for a beer.

Thanks for the big list: I actually am not that interested in museums, those are similiar everywhere, the Devil one seems interesting though.

I'm more interested in the folk or medieval side of your country. Castles are also cool. And natural sights. Also your cusine seems nice (well we eat many eat similiar things here in PL like blynai or cepelynai, and from what I've seen some others are right up my alley also).

I was actually thinking to go for a round the country trip, but this is in a perspective of few years forward.

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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 06, 2019 09:25 PM
Edited by Kipshasz at 21:31, 06 Sep 2019.

lol, for some reason I thought you were a fisheater.
Still.
Lithuania and Poland: 1
Rest of the world: 0
well ok, closest runner up: France.

finns have booze tarriffs through the roof and specialised shops. we only have sales restrictions in age of buyer and selling time, and a booming moonshine rennaisance. I know three spots that have re-opened since the new alcohol restrictions were in effect in my neighborhood alone. 3 years of hard work down the crapper. and people died from that garbage.

and zeppelins come from Masuria, it was their invention so it seems, and tards been preaching it as "soviet crap from pig and potato"


Oh yeah, there's another spot worth visiting, the Biržai fortress, in the northeastern part of the country. Was once a seat of House Radziwill. or at least the branch of it. The only Star Fort in the country. Haven't been there yet myself tho.


And regarding human sacrifice, I'm not a mesoamerican savage with plumes for a hat. The baltic chads sacrificed people only on special occasions. At least from what we can gather on Prussian tribal customs. Though if I did tho, it wouldn't be an altar, but more of a sacrificial pyre, as burning was the custom, as we have a detailed record of a teutonic knight being burned before an important siege during the Great Prussian Uprising.

black humor aside, my house isn't roomy enough to have guests stay over. That's the main reason I don't host people.

From my side tho, a trip to Poland is planned, at least to Bialystok.



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posted September 07, 2019 10:55 AM
Edited by blob2 at 10:55, 07 Sep 2019.

Kipshasz said:
Oh yeah, there's another spot worth visiting, the Biržai fortress, in the northeastern part of the country. Was once a seat of House Radziwill. or at least the branch of it. The only Star Fort in the country. Haven't been there yet myself tho.


I've seen there's also an nice castle an hours drive from Kaunas, Panemunes is its name.

Kipshasz said:
And regarding human sacrifice, I'm not a mesoamerican savage with plumes for a hat. The baltic chads sacrificed people only on special occasions. At least from what we can gather on Prussian tribal customs. Though if I did tho, it wouldn't be an altar, but more of a sacrificial pyre, as burning was the custom, as we have a detailed record of a teutonic knight being burned before an important siege during the Great Prussian Uprising.


Well, I assumed you wouldn't want a pyre in or near a house

Kipshasz said:
From my side tho, a trip to Poland is planned, at least to Bialystok.


I don't know anything about Bialystok, never went there. Apparently they have good relations with Tatars, so their culture is one of highlights around there. Mazury which are pretty close are ofc a beautiful region though.

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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 07, 2019 05:48 PM

yeah, I listed Panemunes castle in my original response. It also functions as a hotel these days, though prices are a bit high.
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posted September 07, 2019 06:38 PM
Edited by blob2 at 12:20, 08 Sep 2019.

Kipshasz said:
yeah, I listed Panemunes castle in my original response. It also functions as a hotel these days, though prices are a bit high.


I missed that apparently.

EDIT: Also Kip, was meaning to ask you out of curiosity. What is the relation of Lithuanians to say, Latvians? Are you on friendly terms or there are some discrepancies?

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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 08, 2019 04:36 PM

mostly friendly, but sometimes "muh russia" sperging out kicks in, but mostly from cuckservatives.
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posted September 12, 2019 04:32 PM

The rogue Lithuanian government is illegally occupying territory that rightfully belongs to Russia.

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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 12, 2019 07:24 PM

This soyful attempt at trolling is just as lame, if not lamer than Tsars interpretation of the Commonwealth Parttitions.


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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 12, 2019 07:34 PM




So know your place soyboy.

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posted September 12, 2019 08:51 PM

So what exactly happened with Xerox's mom?
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posted September 13, 2019 07:20 AM

Her vagina became Serbia.

Quote:
"I said twist it [Serbia] around and reduce its size and it becomes a country vagina. That looks like my mums xD"

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Elvin's Darkside
posted September 13, 2019 09:13 AM

NoobX said:
So what exactly happened with Xerox's mom?


Cultural enrichment.
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posted September 13, 2019 09:17 AM
Edited by blob2 at 09:17, 13 Sep 2019.

Blizzardboy said:
The rogue Lithuanian government is illegally occupying territory that rightfully belongs to Russia.


Kipshasz said:
This soyful attempt at trolling is just as lame, if not lamer than Tsars interpretation of the Commonwealth Parttitions.


Yeah like, for hammericans everything east of Germany is Russia...

Something to do with their education system and such.

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posted September 13, 2019 09:50 AM

Ok, so I live in a Swedish middle-aged vagina.

blob2 said:
Yeah like, for hammericans everything east of Germany is Russia...

Something to do with their education system and such.


He's just trolling as always, and he's actually successful seeing that you fell for it.
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posted September 13, 2019 09:56 AM

NoobX said:
He's just trolling as always, and he's actually successful seeing that you fell for it.


Oh noes! And I really fell for it!

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posted September 13, 2019 09:58 AM

This thread has just become soy.

Mods please close!

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posted September 13, 2019 02:57 PM

don't close, let's make it into a meme dump of mocking soyboys and emasculated metrosexuals like BlizzardSoyBoy.
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