Objects

The Lourdes of Plungė
The Lourdes is built next to the gymnasium, at the coast of the Plungė Sea. A nun from France, named Mari de Grand, arrived to Plungė to teach girls in a school that Marija Oginskienė has The nun...
The Sculpture of Artist Juozas Bagdonas
A monument, created by Juozas Bagdonas (1911–2005), an exodus artist, was placed in 1997, in the square where Rietavo and Minijos streets meet. It is a metal statue, characterised by expressive an...
Gegrėnai Church
The wooden Gegrėnai Jesus of Nazareth Church was built by Mykolas Venslauskis in 1754 on the private territory of Nobleman Venslauskis. The church, funded and maintained by the Venslauskis family, a...
Dutchman's cap cliff
About 12-15 thousand years ago retreating glaciers in Lithuania formed a moraine ridge. The top of this ridge is referred to as the Dutchman's Cap hill. That is a parabolic dune on the moraine ridge,...
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The Chapel and Mausoleum of the Tiškevičius Family
The chapel and mausoleum of the Tiškevičius family, the fence around the cemetery, and the eastern and western gates can be found in the new cemetery (II old cemetery) of the Kretinga parish and a...
The Fence and Gates of the New Kretinga Parish Cemetery (II Old Cemetery)
The chapel and mausoleum of the Tiškevičius family, the fence around the cemetery, and the southern and northern gates can be found in the new cemetery (II old cemetery) of the Kretinga parish, on...
The Kretinga Manor Winter Garden
Ca. 1875, Count Juozapas Tiškevičius had an idea to merge the two separate buildings of the Kretinga Manor by means of a conservatory, where he eventually set up the Winter Garden. The observatory...
The Kretinga Manor Watermill
In 1672, when Kazimieras Jonas Povilas Sapiega was ruling the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, an inventory list for the manor was compiled. It noted all of the objects that were present in the manor, the a...
The Kretinga Manor Housekeeper's Home
The Housekeeper's Home was built some time between the end of the 18th century and the beginning of the 19th century, during the rule of Count Zubovas. It is believed that the family of Count Zubovas...
The Kretinga Manor Greenhouse
The Tiškevičius family is responsible for the expansion of the greenhouse farms. Unfortunately, only one greenhouse remains, which is the structure at the crossroads near the Tiškevičius Manor A...
The Kretinga Manor Mansion
The mansion of the Kretinga Manor was constructed sometime in the 16th century by Kęsgaila, the elder of Samogitia. The manor was later owned and controlled by the Chodkevičius, Sapiega, Masalskis,...
The City Hall
The central city square was built in the beginning of the 17th century, when the city of Kretinga was still shaping. It was the primary location of various citizen gatherings, marketplaces and flea a...
The Kretinga Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir
Priest Vladimiras Jurevičius took initiative and organised the construction of the church in 1875. The project for the brick church was approved in 1870 and the author was architect Samoilovas. The...
Monument to Jonas Karolis Chodkevičius
Jonas Karolis Chodkevičius (1560-1621) was a hetman of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, a voivode, and the founder of the Kretinga city, church, and monastery. The monument to Jonas Karolis stands in...
The Monument, Commemorating Ten Years of Lithuania's Independence in Kretinga (The Freedom Monument)
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the re-establishment of independence of the Republic of Lithuania, monuments were built in all of the cities and towns of Lithuania. Kretinga was no exception:...
The Kretinga Evangelical Lutheran Church
Ca. 1851, the Evangelical Lutheran community of Kretinga purchased a two floor brick building in the centre of the city. More specifically, it lies at the south-eastern corner of the City Hall The at...
City Hall Square
When the construction of the city of Karlstad (Kretinga) was started in the 17th century, a marketplace and the magistrate's house, also known as the city hall, were designed and constructed in the a...
The Kretinga Manor Park Ponds (III)
There are 3 ponds that remain in the Kretinga Manor Park. They are located within an 8 acre plot of land, in the valley of the Dupultis River. During Count Tiškevičius' reign, three cascade-like A...
The Kretinga Manor Park Ponds (II)
There are 3 ponds that remain in the Kretinga Manor Park. They are located within an 8 acre plot of land, in the valley of the Dupultis River. During Count Tiškevičius' reign, three cascade-like A...
The Kretinga Manor Park Ponds (I)
There are 3 ponds that remain in the Kretinga Manor Park. They are located within an 8 acre plot of land, in the valley of the Dupultis River. During Count Tiškevičius' reign, three cascade-like a...