Chapel of the Hill of Crosses

The chapel of the Hill of Crosses also called the chapel of the Pope, is located at the Hill of Crosses, in the village of Jurgaičiai, Šiauliai district. It was built for the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1993. It is a cultural heritage object that was included into the Lithuanian Register of Cultural Property (unique code 36136). It is customary in the world that the place of the Pope’s prayer is dismantled, but the chapel of the Hill of Crosses is probably the only place of Pope’s prayer that remained and even became an object of cultural heritage.