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Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

Katedros aikste 1, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
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Type: Religious Sites, Monuments/ Statues
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Vercelli, Italy
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

As I'm not religious I didn't pay attention at the religious side of the cathedral, but the building it's worth a visit, in a beautiful big square, a beautiful building in a really good shape

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Istanbul, Turkey
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I took an amazing photo while sunset. Because stone is white and sunshine turns the color from white to red. Take your coffee and enjoy it!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Most what I like about this place was going under. The underground thing should be taken with guide for teling what is all about. This Cathedral is built on old pagon sacred place and some history is told about that. And it is interesting to go to tower bell :o) also you'll get some nice pictures to Cathedral,new museum and... More

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Grange Over Sands
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The cathedral itself is an impressive structure akin to a Greek temple, especially at the front. It's quite plain and unadorned inside. The separate bell tower is worth a visit and the entire site of the large square in which the cathedral and tower are situated is a busy meeting place and leisure area. Don't miss the stone set into... More

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Riga, Latvia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful building. The squere at the cathedral seems to be the most popular meeting point for the locals. So many teens, lovers and in other groups of people at one place.

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Rochester, New York
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28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you are visiting Vilnius Old Town, you really should stop into this cathedreal. But you can see it in a short time. It was well worth the time spent, but it is not as well decorated as many other churches in Vilnius or in Europe.

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285 reviews 285 reviews
90 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It was decommissioned by the Communists and brought back to function after the country got its liberty from the USSR. Like many other sites in Vilnius, its a source of civic pride but not in and of itself impressive.

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Even if you don't want to see inside another church or cathedral, you can't help but admire this recently renovated Catholic cathedral which just dominates the square. Wander around the outside and just take in the magnificent facade of the Cathedral and the equally imposing belfry.

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Memmingen, Germany
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

One of the most unique, interesting and fascinating churches anywhere! It looks like a museum from the outside but still conveys the aura of a holy place. Its beauty and the religious atmosphere are mesmerizing. It is a "must see" in Lithuania!

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Paris, France
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

One of the most beautiful building in the region. The interior is magnificient. The surrounding area, the bell tower and the place is great too. A very impresive place.

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