House-Museum of Jonas Reitelaitis

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A priest, designer and builder of Krikštonys church, public figure, educator, and historian Jonas Reitelaitis lived in this house from 1950 to 1966. Now, the building houses memorial museum of J. Reitelaitis, which holds the priest's personal belongings and some of his works. Krikštonys Church of Christ the King is the most significant work of J. Reitelaitis. He is the only known priest who designed and managed the construction of a church during the interwar period in Lithuania. Author originally interpreted neo-Gothic forms and used elements of folk style, that were popular during that period.

Visit to the museum has to be arranged in advance by phone.

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