Islam in Lithuania
Vilnius, Kaunas, Trakai and Muslim villages
Europe's forgotten Muslims
The lifting of the Iron Curtain has revealed a whole other side to European history. None however are as astonishing as the 600 year old Muslim community of the Baltic region, concentrated in Lithuania. Originally from the Crimea, these Tatars have been quietly living in the south of the Baltic states for centuries. This gallery explores their heritage.