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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

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Address: Ausros Vartu 12, Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone Number: 212 35 13
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We visited this on a Sunday so there was a service on but when we went in the alter and main area was spectacular to see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We visited this on a Sunday so there was a service on but when we went in the alter and main area was spectacular to see.

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Lissone, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The gate of Dawn is awful, but if you are in Vilnius, you will surely go there because the city center is very very small

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

after climbing those steepy steps, which look more difficult than they really are, look at the Madonna and also around at all the thankings she has received from all over the world.

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Birkirkara, Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

its a very nice Madonna but we couldn't take a good look at it since there was a polish ceremony going on. my partner was flattered since he's polish

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

It's not understandable from outside - it's look like part of old cassual building. From the inner side of old town it's look pretty, but not more then it.

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Tornio, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The altar inside the gate is really beautifully decorated. It seems that many people come here to pray. Makes you feel humble even if you are not catholic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

A rather unusual Catholic Church of the Mater Misericordia, built over a city gate known as the Gate of Dawn (Ausros Vartai). It is along a street full of churches. I happened to be there on Sunday morning and the choir was haunting! Worth a quick visit, especially on a Sunday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

If a confessing Christian then a must see. It not, its average and like most religious relics but worth a visit. The area has numerous places to sit in the sun for a quieter place to eat than some of the more touristy places in the Old Town.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is another attraction that is most interesting when you visit from the outside. I.e. walk through it take pictures, but skip the trip up the stairs. People still worship here, so going up to the worship area to snap photos is kind of disrespectful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The devotion that I have seen on different tourist groups is unbelievable. You have to reach this chapel by steps and is very small. But the devotion and spiritual environment is unbelivable

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