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Ninth Fort

Kaunas LT-47435, Lithuania
+370 37 377750
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Must see

Big place to visit. Near Kauņas city. 10-15 minutes ride by car from old city. Best to visit in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Henry F
via mobile
Sad but strong place to be

As a Lithuanian I always wanted to visit this place. Was afraid of the emotions, but finally did... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eglė M
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Kaunas LT-47435, Lithuania
+370 37 377750
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big place to visit. Near Kauņas city. 10-15 minutes ride by car from old city. Best to visit in summer.

Thank Henry F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a Lithuanian I always wanted to visit this place. Was afraid of the emotions, but finally did that. It has tones of history inside it and honestly, every page that I red, every picture that I saw there gave me shivers. It is not...More

Thank Eglė M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Impressive fortress with many thousands of metres of tunnels, used as a concentration camp in the Second World War. Many Jewish people were shot here as well as French. There is an extremely impressive sculpture built as a commemoration to all those who died at...More

Thank Teubs
Reviewed 13 October 2017

There is a lot here. Be ready to spend a lot of time here if you want to see everything. I went on a tour and it took a long time (I forgot to check the time but I think it was around two hours),...More

Thank AMD907
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Our guide (Olga) was very knowledgeable and gave us a great insight into how this fort came into being and it was used for many purposes (prison etc).

Thank smithythemackem
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty spectacular place, but the exhibitions were centered too much on single person's histories instead of the overall view of the story and its facts. It was pretty much room after room after room with another 20 people and a few sentences of their lives....More

Thank itchyfeetdk
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I found this a very moving experience, a monument dedicated to all who were massacred by Occupation forces, What is shocking is how recently some of this occurred, Lithuania has suffered throughout history, but the atrocities committed by Nazis and KGB are so recent they...More

Thank june102015
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This place is so special for it's history. And the fort - huge, impressive and amazing! But I must say that Trip Advisor leads travellers to the wrong side, not the parking by the fort.

Thank Liene L
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We got here in a taxi who we found through the Lithuanian uber like app. This app allowed us to find a taxi driver for quite a good price. He even came back to pick us up! The fort itself is very interesting and quite...More

Thank MC F
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you have any interest in history, or even if you don't. This is a must visit. We didn't take a guided tour, something I wish we did, but a lot of information is available in English anyway. You'll be fine even if you don't...More

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24 December 2016|
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Response from twotterdhc6 | Reviewed this property |
I took bus #23 from the train station. There is no bus stopping at the museum itself. The closest stop is "9-ojo forto muziejus". You will then have to find a walking path that crosses under the divided expressway to get to... More
Monika V
26 January 2016|
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Response from Jovyde J | Reviewed this property |
They don't work on Tuesdays, sometimes on Mondays, too. They are open from 10 am. If you want to visit dungeons, you will have to get a guide. Therefore, I offer to call them in advance. It can take from an hour up to two... More
2 September 2015|
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Response from Inga P | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours of the IXth fort: Monday, Wednesday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Admission fee : 2,30 € adult. Most things are labelled in English and guided tours can also be booked in English. I suggest you to book guided tour... More