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Pilgrim From Poland Parafia Niepokalanego Poczecia

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Parafia Szymona I Juda

Parafia Szymona i Juda

Cross Pamiatka Pielgrymki

Cross Pamiatka Pielgrymki

Polish Pilgrim  Jana Pawla II

 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.

Cross Gimnazjum Im Jana Pawla II W Wilnie

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.

Cross Szkola Srednia Sz Konarskiego Wilnie

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.

Pilgrims Cross Mezzolobardo

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

Catholics Cross From Suwalki

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.

Polish cross

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.

Pilgrims Cross

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.

Pilgrims Cross From Poland Siodma Pielgrzymka

 Gold Jesus

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.

Pilgrims Cross Poland 1996

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.

Poland-cross

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.

Poland-cross

Polish Pilgrims

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.

Polish cross

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.

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