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Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

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Address: Katedros aikste 1, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
Phone Number: 261 11 27
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A pearl of clasical architecture

Building itself is fantastic and has its powerful spirit. One of the nicest buildings in Vilnius. I love clasical architecture, for me it's the best. The cathedral has its own... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Building itself is fantastic and has its powerful spirit. One of the nicest buildings in Vilnius. I love clasical architecture, for me it's the best. The cathedral has its own colourful history. I always go there on Christmas Eve, it's always overcrowded

Thank Gintaute
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like something out of Greece on the outside with its lovely white columns. Was expecting something quite special inside only to find it very plain. The organ pipes were the most interesting thing inside.

Thank Wonderwoman35
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vilnius cathedral or the Basilica cathedral is the main catholic church in Lithuania and what a beautiful one! It has a long history as the first church built on this location took place already in 1251. Over the centuries the church has been used for different things and was at one point a pagan place. In the 1980's the place... More 

Thank Johnny K
Klippan, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the largest with a large garden. Not very beautifull inside but lituanians are very religious. Bellpost is old and preserved with evidence.

Thank Don k
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Casimir chapel is indeed a highlight of Vilnius (a city that hasn't got too many, we believe). Rest of the building nice too.

Thank Jurgen B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Superb Cathedral situated in wide square next to museum and close to river. Columns around the building make this a fine attraction. The Bell tower next to the building can be climbed.

Thank Andy M
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

This Cathedral is exceptional, but I especially loved the small Chapel of St Casimir within the Cathedral on the right hand side, down towards the main alter - very baroque & beautiful with a amazing gilt font

Thank Georgie C
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Centre of the city. Beautiful restoration. Must see for all visitors. Don't forget to note the paving where the Baltic countries held hands.

Thank Rita G
Malmo, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

It's big. Biiiig. Yes, it is very big. Enormous. Gigantic. White, too. Really really white. And big.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

For me it was a little bit strange, like a mix of an art gallery and a Lutheran church. Anyway a really nice and dominant building and a must to do.

Thank vaztaba

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