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Paradas 11 07 Janonio Vienybes a. Kaune apie 1950 m
 

Parade in Janonio (Vienybės) Square

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I found this picture at booksellers next to Merkurijus without any inscriptions or signs...

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1949

Miesto sodas (City Garden)

Lili Kristina Vaičekauskaitė-Čepauskienė (2014): We would often play in Miesto Sodas.

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3. Solveiga Lukminaite. Kauno Laisves al. fontanas 1996 m. vasara
1994 / 1998

Fountain in Laisvės Ave

Solveiga Lukminaitė: My memories related to Laisvės alėja (Avenue) are only positive ones.

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1 Treciojo amziaus universiteto studentai 2018 11 07 Andrius Aleksandravicius copy
 

Lions of the War Museum

In December, 2018 The lions that are protecting the entrance to Vytautas Magnus War Museum commemorate their 85th anniversary.

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1988

Church of St. Gertrude

Gintaras Vitulskis: The first victory.

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Demolition of Stalinas Monument

Eugenija: "I remember, when they destroyed Stalin’s monument.

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1990

Dismantling of Lenin monument

Gintaras: "One detail stuck to my mind from the dismantling of Leninas monument: next to Donelaičio Street, under a tree, I saw an elderly couple, probably of Russian nationality.

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1930 / 1939

The Building of Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club

The first building of Garrison Officers' club during the Interwar period was in a two-storey building designed by an unknown architect at the corner of Laisvės Alėja and A.

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1990 / 2000

Žvangutis kindergarten

Gabrielė: Early morning.

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Neries krantinė

Audronė: „Prie Neries nevyko nieko įdomaus.

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Jėzuitų gimnazija

Audronė: „Pradėjau lankyti devintą vidurinę Senamiestyje.

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A Monument "We Died for the Motherland"

Stasys: "Since I lived up the hill in the city, in Vaižgantas street, I used to go past the cemetery to work.

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Namai Laisves alejoje
 

A house in Laisvės Alėja

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I am sending several photos by a famous photographer from the Soviet times, Stanislovas Lukošius which he gave me before he passed away.

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Movie theatre "Senasis trestas" [The Old Trust]

Elena: "While drinking my morning tea, I read an article about the old Kaunas movie theatres:" It's incredible, but today in Kaunas, out of almost 40 old movie theatres, only one had survived and is still operating.

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1990 / 2000

Partizanų street

Street, yard, house. I still remember where a turn should be taken in order to find myself next to the nine-store house, which was my most favourite place in my childhood.

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Karo muziejus Vaitkevicius
1989

The Baltic Way in the Museum of War

Indrė Žakevičienė: The most memorable event for me was the commemoration of February 16 in 1989 in Santaka Stadium and the “analogue” of the Baltic Way 25 years ago in the Museum of War.

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Vytautas Park

Neringa: In childhood, our parents would bring us to Vytauto Park.

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1990

A rally next to the Freedom monument

Mindaugas Kavaliauskas: It was a rally to support the Act of March 11 and show our unity.

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Picture Gallery

Liucija: I remember, when my friend and I, we would go to the Picture Gallery to visit the exhibitions.

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Arteritorija vidus spalvota
 

What place is this?

Riddle for our website visitors:What place is this?

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