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Lithuania's Hill of Crosses

By: Cowbag - Published:   Updated: Mar 24 2011 • References: sacredsites & uniquedaily
The Hill of Crosses in Siauliai, Lithuania, is strangely beautiful. And no one knows how it got there.

They are 100,000 crosses, on a small mountain, creating an amazing view. It is also a great illustration of the concept of power to the people.

The Soviets have apparently taken it down time again and again, only to have the crosses reappear.

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