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  • 2020-09-18

The Suzin’s Family Mausoleum Chapel



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The small garden between the church and the street used to be a cemetery. It is still occupied by a mausoleum built in 1708 for the Suzin’s family

The Suzin’s family chapel was functioning as a souvenir shop during the Soviet administration

The Suzin’s family mausoleum chapel is located on the corner of Trakų St. and Franciscan St. in the Old Town in Vilnius


All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2020

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