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The most bizarre thing you could find in Vilnius!

We saw this on the map and thought 'right, we have to go see what that's all about'!! TBH, it's... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
It's a statue

The statue of Frank Zappa is in a quiet courtyard near the old town. It is worth a quick look at... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Robert D
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

We saw this on the map and thought 'right, we have to go see what that's all about'!! TBH, it's just Frank Zappa's head on a very tall column - nothing else to see, but I like the fact it's just randomly there & the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

The statue of Frank Zappa is in a quiet courtyard near the old town. It is worth a quick look at this unusual monument.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is not just a monument to Frank Zappa, who has none whatsoever connection to Lithuania, never even been there. It is a monument to and symbol of the first heady and in many ways crazy first years of regaining independence in Lithuania. I have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Although I am not familiar with Zappa and his work I wanted to see this statue primarily because of the artwork that adorns the walls in the small square in which it sits, which feature a variety of styles and colours. The statue is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 31 August 2018

. In 1995, a quirky bunch of Lithuanian artists and intellectuals managed to bust the eccentric rocker in downtown Vilnius. Saulius Paukštys, an art photographer, launched the Franck Zappa fan club and commissioned a bust from Konstantinas Bogdanas, a respected sculptor who made the bust...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Why will you find a Frank Zappa statue in Vilnius? He was on the Soviet's list of banned artists and thus made him a national symbol of freedom here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

FZ never came to Lithuania however he represented the liberties that the freedom under independence brought. Nothing more than what you see in the picture, but worth a slight detour on your down town wanderings. Located near the KGB museum. Thanks for the vote if...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Just slightly off the beated trail. Being a Zappa fan I just had to see it while there. Statue is not that big, but it just blows my mind that it's there at all. My travel date for seeing this is not what appears because...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If you are a fan of Frank Zappa you must go here. Its a statue of him in the middle of no where. But there are other things more interesting in Vilnius, in my opinion....

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Although Frank Zappa never even visited Lithuania, group of local artists and his fans made this nice monument to honor him. Beautiful and somehow zen place, surrounded by residential buildings.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lelujam
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