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Terrible beauty

A fine fort with a horrible history. Difficult to take in the thought that tens of thousands of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
kattullus
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Interesting place to visit

Very Interesting place to visit. We had very good guide with us, who told us about the history of... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
JohannaHave
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Helsinki, Finland
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21 Oct 2017
“Terrible beauty”
22 Feb 2016
“Interesting place to visit”
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7th Fort of Kaunas Fortress is a defensive fortification built in Zaliakalnis district of Kaunas during XIX century as implementation of the first phase of conctruction of Russian Empire Kaunas Fortress.In August of 1915, there had been no battle...more
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

A fine fort with a horrible history. Difficult to take in the thought that tens of thousands of small children and the rest of their families were shot through their heads in these beautiful surroundings. During our visit a cold full moon stood over the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kattullus
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Very Interesting place to visit. We had very good guide with us, who told us about the history of this place. Not easiest to reach but still worth of visiting if you are interested about history.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

It is a very sad place …… but a place everyone must go and visit. The Seventh Fort was the killing grounds of thousands of Jews, men women and children who were brutally murdered only because they were Jewish. 95% of Lithuanian Jewry were killed...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank rm1003
Reviewed 25 November 2015

VII fort is not only a museum - it gathers people with passion for history, science and growing. I've been here many times and all of these visits were great. The crew of this fort is amazing - always cheerful and helpful, organising the most...More

Date of experience: November 2015
4  Thank ManPatinka
Reviewed 24 October 2015

After visiting the wonderful 9th Fort I was really looking forward to seeing the 7th too. Tiny museum which took about 5 minutes. From there you walk around the outside. There's places where the ammunition etc. was stored. Just a brick hole really. Then you...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank PeterDane
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I love it. I was there 2 times and never disappointed. The entrance price is very good and you can see quite enough for what you are paying.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Rasa M
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Seventh Fort is little bit older than Ninth Forth, which has lot of concrete and completed 1924. Seventh Fort completed 1902 and is made of bricks and has much more details on the structures. It’s interesting place and has a little museum inside. When walking...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank JKe8630
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We took a guide, which was only 3 EUR extra for 2 hours. We had a great experience exploring amazing fortress and prisoners rooms, plenty of rooms to view and great time spent. It was interesting even if you don't know history of Soviet Union.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Raivisjakans
Reviewed 17 March 2014 via mobile

Recom to military and fortification history fans. There you will find plenty fortificated buildings, huge fort area and military exhibit inside fort barracks. All info about Kaunas fortress you will also find inside.

2  Thank Trooper42
Reviewed 18 July 2013

It is one of the most interesting and attractive museums in Lithuania. Interesting excursions, a unique exhibition, special events, educational programs, nice people and etc. – everything in Kaunas Fortress VII Fort. If you need more information, you can look here: http://www.septintasfortas.lt/ and https://www.facebook.com/kaunotvirtove .

Date of experience: June 2013
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