In the second part of the 19th century it was decided to build a chapel on the mountain. Its building has perfectly survived till nowadays. The picturesque chapel built of red brick keeps a rich collection of religious artifacts and statues. Among religious sights and landmarks of the city of Palanga the Church of Assumption of the Holy Virgin Mary is best worth tourists attention. The building of the scale church the height of which is 76m was held at the turn of the 19th – 20th centuries.
The construction of the church was initiated by mentioned above Count Tyszkiewicz who heavily invested in the undertaking from his own purse. Another stunning landmark is the Old drugstore which has been working since 1827. The destination is worth visiting even if drugs are unnecessary. The matter is that the drugstore is located in a wonderful wooden house which is well worth visiting.
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