The railway station building in Marijampole. Association "Olita-Orany"
History of city
Ladies dressed in long ornate dresses, accompanied by men, grocers, farmers sat down on cart – these are just some features of Marijampolė past. Beginning for Marijampolė city was given by woman – Pranciška Butlerienė. Old Starapolė – It was name of current Marijampolė place, on the right bank of the stream Javonis existed traders and craftsmen town.
Even in the past there was a village. The new its revival began only about XVII century. Prienai counts Mykolas and Pranciška Butleriai had a significant impact for that revival. They owned estate also close to ever-expanding Pašešupis in Kumelionai village.
It is their merit, that in Pašešupis, which soon was began to called Starapolė, the church was built, market square was equipped.
The old culture of the local people reminding archaeological finds found in the urban area located Meškučiai, Kumelionai mounds and ancient settlements shows that this region had inhabitants even in I century BC.
Starapolė is old name of Marijampolė city, which is mentioned from 1736.
Citizens Square. Photo of Buchalteris. 1926 m.
Square near Bartlingas pharmacy. Photographer unknown
The restaurant “Staropolė” established in the heart of Marijampolė city invites those are hastening to have lunch or looking for the romantic evenings in a good company, and those who know they deserve a moment of relaxation when performing heavy duties.
Performed in the exquisite details and sophisticated interior will make everyone to feel a real aristocrat, and the chief’s consummate professionalism guarantees an exceptional quality and taste of the meal being cooked. The restaurant dishes are cooked in a natural wood coal fired barbecue. The main menu will offer you meat (venison, boar, lamb, beef, duck, etc.), fish and vegetarian dishes. Being sensible to the guest’s preferences the chief is flexible to change ingredients of the dish desired.
Restaurant places groups to 52 persons. We give projector, screen, wireless Internet. Also we organize coffee breaks and food supply.
You can choose from two halls. The main restaurant hall places to 32 persons. The small hall places to 20 persons. We can arrange traditional dinner or banquet. Our restaurant personnel will make your event unique.
Halls preparation, decorations, menu - all will be discussed with You individually.
Established in the heart of the city the 3 star guest house “Staropolė” is pleased to invite both the citizens of Marijampolė and the guests of the city to pay a visit and relax having performed heavy duties.
The guest house provides six double rooms comfortably completed with all the most demanded items and equipment required staying for either one or several nights, however, for longer period as well.
The guests are invited to the restaurant “Staropolė” to feast a morning coffee and a delicious breakfast.
At the guest house there is a private parking place under video security surveillance.
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