- Published: Tuesday, 16 July 2013 21:10
Pilgrim from Poland Parafia Niepokalanego Poczecia.
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 11:26
Crosses - Jana Pawla II
Some of the crosses here have existed for centuries. Today, you will not only see crosses but also statues of the Virgin Mother, large crucifixes, rosaries and effigies.
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 11:21
Cross from Gimnazjum im Jana Pawla II w Wilnie
The inscription on this wooden cross on the hills of crosses, Cross Gimnazjum im Jana Pawla II w Wilnie, leaves behind the identity of the owner of this cross who seem to have come from School Podstawowai Gymnasium, Pope John Paul II in Vilniuss.
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 11:19
Wooden cross at the hills of crosses
Pilgrims from the Cross High School W Konarskiego Vilnius left this wooden cross at the hills of crosses in Lithuania. The number of crosses left on the hills has grown from only 130 in 1900 to more than 100,000 in 2006.
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 11:18
Pilgrims cross from Italy
This catholic cross was brought by a pilgrim who travelled to Lithuania from Mezzolobardo, a municipality in Trentino, Italy. Pilgrims from different parts of the globe visit the hill of crosses
- Published: Monday, 17 June 2013 10:56
Wooden cross from Suvalki - Poland
Chrystian crosses are a common sight at the Hills of crosses, brought by pilgrims who travel from everywhere in the world to Lithuania to leave their crosses behind.
- Published: Friday, 18 January 2013 21:02
Polish soldiers who was in Lithuania with Air policing mission
The sight of a group of Polish soldiers walking towards the hill of crosses to pay their respects to the departed is one that is not easily forgotten.
- Published: Monday, 14 January 2013 18:20
Catholic cross on Hill of Crosses close to Siauliai in Lithuania
If there is one place in the world where there is a level playing field, then it would be the Hill of crosses in Lithuania. This wooden catholic cross left by Pilgrims who travelled to Lithuania is a good example.
- Published: Sunday, 06 January 2013 08:24
This cross looks pretty at home in the Hills of cross even if it is taller than most crosses there. What makes this crucifix extra special is the gold image of Jesus image which seems to shine its light on those who seek his guidance.
- Published: Sunday, 30 December 2012 21:58
Cross serve as a memorial
There is nothing remarkable about the looks of this wooden cross. In fact, the cross is made of old wood, or maybe it has aged since the time it was left on the hill of crosses by its owner in 1996.
- Published: Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:56
Cross made of red wood
This cross stands out among the hundreds of thousands of crosses on the hill of crosses. For one, the cross is made of red wood which is unlike the other plain brown or dark brown crosses surrounding it.
- Published: Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:51
Pilgrims started leaving crosses of all kinds at the hills of crosses after the uprising in 1831. In time, not only crosses were left on the hills but also statues of the Blessed Virgin Mary, huge crucifixes, carvings of patriots and even effigies.
- Published: Friday, 26 October 2012 19:10
Wooden Cross on the Hill
If you have not been to the hill of crosses then this photo will give you a pretty good idea of just how many crosses have been placed on the hill by pilgrims who travelled from their own cities and countries to Lithuania.