Church of Holy Trinity in Kaunas is a part of priest seminary and it is a largest seminary in Lithuania serving the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kaunas.
After World War II when Lithuania was occupied by the Soviet Union, all the priest seminaries in Lithuania were closed. Most of the seminary buildings were confiscated; the church of Holy Trinity was turned into a warehouse; a library containing some 90,000 volumes was destroyed; and many priests were deported to Siberia.
After Lithuania declared independence in 1990, the seminary reacquired its former buildings, which were restored before the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1993.
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SWEETFREEDOM (22962) 2012-12-22 13:02
nice picture with an interesting fg and a nice building in bg. good natural colors.
jhm (141297) 2012-12-24 4:01
You took this image with high quality and sharpness.
A lovely architecture image made with a very high quality
This gives a nice perpective and depth image.
I wish you and your family a very pleasant Christmas.
Well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
s_lush (16134) 2013-01-04 22:52
Your well-composed and high-quality picture shows how well restored and decorated Lithuanian cities are. I have not been to Lithuania for ages. Thanks for the very aesthetic photo and informative note!
- Copyright: Zbigniew Kalinowski (fotka) (3677)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-06-11
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix FZ 28, Leica Vario-Elmarit 1:2.8-4.4/4.8-86.4
- Exposure: f/4, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-12-21 3:58