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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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Impressive Cathedral

Although not as ornate as most of the other churches in Vilnius, the Cathedral is impressive in its simplicity. The statues on the roof are also impressive as is the view from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nicholas P
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although not as ornate as most of the other churches in Vilnius, the Cathedral is impressive in its simplicity. The statues on the roof are also impressive as is the view from the top of the separate bell tower.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An important place to see and striking square but not as striking a cathedral as in other cities but NB it was only got back from the Communists recently and an important place to visit as part of the whole of understanding Vilnius and its struggles.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped by to take a peek inside while I was quickly taking a self tour of Vilnius before a flight. Its a really big church - it was just ok for me. It was lovely inside but not very ornate. Perhaps I didn't see all the chapels inside the High Baroque Chapel of St Casimir is supposed to be... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the heart of the city, in the middle of cathedral square, a beautiful and quiet stop off is a must when visiting this capital city. Visit in the daytime, but also at night to see the stunning white building all lit up. There are lots of works of art to admire when walking around inside, so definitely make... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 513 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral construction dates back to the advent of Christianity in Lithuania. It went through several phases since its construction in the 13th century and re-construction over the centuries. Its current shape dates back to the 18th century. The white colour, even in its interior is strikingly attractive and has a peaceful ambience. The tower which is apart from the... More 

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Burgas, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Napoleon and the ancient rulers and conquerors of this land had great taste! This building is the center of the city best place to meet friends and is the beginging of old town if you ask me. The bell tower at 8 is incredible!

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Thank King Z
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the tour of the crypt as we both like to see things from back stage so to speak and found the whole experience to be much more than we'd expected. We are not sure that this review should be posted under the cathedral, but as we were under the cathedral it only seems right. We spotted this by... More 

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Thank StanandEthel T
Glasgow
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral is located right amongst Lithuania's main tourist attractions and so you are sure to pass by and should pop in for a visit. Both inside and out the cathedral is impressive. I particularly liked how bright and airy the cathedra felt, having visited many similar sites that are far more dark and cold. On a sunny day this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a Sunday and sat in the pews listening to wonderful music being played in the Cathedral. It is very busy on Sundays, a lot of people coming in and out to worship. Sit and enjoy

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Cologne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

This imposing building is very high, very white and is quite breath-taking, overlooking the square as it does. It is simpler than most cathedrals but that only makes it more impressive.

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