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Hill of Three Crosses
15-JUN-2012

Hill of Three Crosses

Landmark and symbol of Vilnius. The current structure is a replacement for the monument destroyed by the Soviets. Originally, three wooden crosses were erected here in the 16th century to commemorate Franciscan friars tortured and murdered by a pagan rabble.

Nikon D700 ,Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
1/160s f/11.0 at 70.0mm iso200 full exif

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Jim Coffman15-Aug-2012 20:57
Very nice capture,Helen!
Martin Lamoon15-Aug-2012 20:56
Interesting history. good photo through the trees. V
Stephanie15-Aug-2012 20:47
Interesting story Helen! I thought these represented the Father, Son & Holy Ghost at first.
Graeme15-Aug-2012 20:45
Great shot, Helen.BV