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Grutas Park

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Soviet Grutas Park Entrance Ticket
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Soviet Grutas Park Entrance Ticket
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“soviet times”(12 reviews)
“soviet union”(11 reviews)
“mini zoo”(8 reviews)
This sculpture park contains all of the country's Communist-era statues along with playgrounds, stages and restaurants.
| Grutas, Druskininkai 66441, Lithuania
+370 682 42320
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This park is a home for the statues that stood all over Lithuania during the Soviet occupation. When Lithuania re-gained its independence, most of the old statues were taken down. They now have a home here. There are also exhibits of Soviet art and smaller...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are near by anyway, this one is a "must-see". The much despised and commonly misunderstood "Stalin-land", which has preserved those small memories of how life sometimes could be good, even though things were difficult. I highly recommend eating in the workers canteen, and...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit in summer time. You will get some experience of Soviet period, skulptures of known and unknown sculptors illiustrate such time by best cultural way. Recommended.

Thank JJJVilnius
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This was such a waste of money! the museum itself was an interesting experience, however it was a bit disturbing to think about terror and genocide while wandering around between llamas and goats. The cheerful atmosphere of the playground where the adults had more fun...More

Thank Weronika M
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

A lot of history of how the Russians Occupied Lithuania. Statues of the Communist leaders that stood in Squares in different occupied cities They also have a zoo. We had a problem with seeing that they have 2 Brown Bears in a small place They...More

Thank Carla H
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Average visitation time is around 2 hours. Most of the sculptures are outside so it is really nice to walk around when the weather is good. There's a few attractions for kids. They have some animals but it looks like they are not being kept...More

Thank Simona A
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I am grateful that this Park exists in Lithuania, because it helped me to understand what the situation was with the Soviet Union. Take enough time to visit and understand every aspect of it, as it is richer that it may look at the beginning....More

Thank Thombly
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Even if you are not into history its impressive to see all those statues, paintings and everything about soviet times....really nice walk through the forest...really beautiful in winter with all the snow. Only thing i really hated about this place was a small zoo....all the...More

Thank Ieva K
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Grutas park is one of those one of a kind places. The initiative of a single individual, it offers a peek on what life was during Soviet times in a way that I hadn't come across before or since. A substantive collection of objects spread...More

Thank sandrodcs
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We had to drive quite long along planes and forests to reach this very particular place, a park where a lot of statues and memories from the soviet period are gathered, a step back in time, recommended

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14 July 2018|
Response from David L | Reviewed this property |
I didn`t see any, but since there are many animals I think perhaps not. Although, not sure
28 July 2016|
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Response from Tadas V | Reviewed this property |
ENTRANCE PRICE: 6 €, for juniors – 3 €. Audio guide (Lithuanian/Russian/Polish/English/German/French) – 13,5 € OPENING HOURS: January-February 9.00 - 18.00 March-April 9.00 - 20.00 May 9.00 - 21.00 June - August 9.00... More
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Response from 42mark42 | Reviewed this property |
If I was you I would stop the night in druskininkai. That's a nice small spa town. Have a spa day and pop into a bar there. Then it's not such a journey from there to the park the next day. 15K or something like that. You... More