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Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

Address: Katedros aikste 1, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
Phone Number: 261 11 27
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Vilnius City Sightseeing Tour
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Ranked #12 of 144 things to do in Vilnius
Type: Religious sites, Monuments & statues, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Monuments & statues, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Aspreviojsly stated some of these cathedralscan be very gloomy ,they have made a good job of the up keep of ghis place but then again it is the no1place of worship in their capital. This is one to mark out onyour route planning of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The Cathedral of Vilnius seems completely renovated, spectacular monument of faith in an appropriately large square. The adjacent castle, bell tower make this sight a must in Vilnius.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Churches are often just huge halls without the means to get your fullest attention if visiting on weekday without any service going on. I happened to be around for a Sunday mass and it was truly impressive and touching. If you have the time, this is a different experience- and be aware; it is going to be crowded - which... More 

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Uddevalla, Sweden
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43 attraction reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This fantastic beautiful Cathedral with its belfry, the big Cathedral Square, the rebuilt lower Castle of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and the Gedimino Tower is really the central point of Vilnius. In the square a lot of national celebrations use to be held. The Cathedral has an imposing architecture with a lot of decorations and statues both outside and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Everything had a translation texts (English) in the Cathedral. It was a fantastic hystorical place. It is also very close to Gedimino Bokstas- Gedimino Castle.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Nice interior with large paintings, though I prefer older churches instead of these with white walls. Use the side door.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The Cathedral Square was an amazing location for ringing in the new year, with an extravagant fireworks display. It was possibly special this year, due to the upcoming euro membership, but we were told that is was always good. Although there was a very large crowd, it was all perfectly pleasant and enjoyable, and the mood just as one would... More 

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Orenburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It's a cultural and historical sight, surely a must-see of the Old Town. I recommend climbing up the Cathedral's Belfry, it's fun and you'll get nice views (and photos) from its top. The height of the Belfry (including the cross) is 57 metres. But be careful as the stairs are narrow and slippery, and there's no elevator.

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Fermoy, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We liked the look of this very old building as all churches of this era the inside is spectacular. From the very old thick doors that let light show through the gaps in the old wood to the beauty of the interior well worth a visit and a quiet prayer for loved ones.

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Tvedestrand, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The building is quite a masterpeice from the outside. The style is very luxerious and majestic. The inside is more of an average experience for me at least, I´ve seen very simular churches in other cities, but you might like it better!

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