Rokiškis

Lithuanian Independence monument

In year 1931 the monument of Independence (sculptor Robertas Antinis) was build in Rokiškis square of independence, in front of Rokiškis church. It is the obelisk with a pagan priest, warrior and Lithuanian girl, who is holding a shield with sun and swastika (old pagan symbol) in stretched hands. Obelisk is standing on a pedestal - stairs. There is an inscription on the monument: "1918 - 1928", but it was plastered over together with swastika in the seventies. In 1989 the son of sculptor, Robertas Antinis renovated the monument.


Memorial of Lithuania independence in Rokiskis.Church of Saint Apostle Evangelist Matthew.
 
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