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Uzupis………you never know what to expect!

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On my numerous visits to Vilnius in Lithuania I always find time to wander round the bohemian quarter called Uzupis which is sometimes compared to Monmartre in Paris or Christiania in Copenhagen.

We only eat apples………. We only eat apples……….

On my most recent visit in September 2014 I came across toilets placed in the middle of the river (living art), photographs placed along the river sides as well as one of the funniest signs I have seen in a long time concerning apple eaters.

A bit chilly to the cheeks……….. A bit chilly to the cheeks………..

Užupis is a “republic” of artists. It has its own anthem, constitution (which is one of the funniest documents you will ever read!), president, bishop, two churches, one of the oldest graveyards in Vilnius (Bernardine Cemetery), seven bridges, and a guardian (the bronze angel of Užupis). The constitution of the Republic of Užupis is displayed on a fence at the beginning of Paupio Street…

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