The Haunting Hill of Crosses, Lithuania

The Haunting Hill of Crosses is an area located in Šiauliai, Lithuania, covered with an estimated 55,000 crosses. Crosses of every shape and size, including rosaries, are crowded together in huge piles across the entire hillside. They are memorials to Lithuanian patriots who died during the rebellion to free the country. Many Lithuanian families put up crosses to honour the bodies of their relatives as they weren’t able to reclaim them.

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