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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Ausros Vartu 12, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Private City Tour of Vilnius
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Ranked #11 of 101 Attractions in Vilnius
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Depending where you hotel is, you will probably pass here on your trips. There isn't much special to see anymore, but the surrounding area makes it a nice sight.

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Vercelli, Italy
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Interesting piece of religious building, with many visitors and easily located in the old town, worth a visit

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Zurich, Switzerland
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This is the place where the divine mercy image was unveiled for the first time. I am a great believer in divine mercy and this was one the reason why I went to visit this place . Very peaceful . The chapel is on the first floor and not much place to stand if you have many people in your... More

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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Probably one of the best city entrances and exits I have been through. This leads into the old city, lots churches, bars, restaurants, shops and places to see etc. cobbled streets. There is a small bar cafe near to this entrance at Bazilijonu Gatve 6 which does very good home cooked Lithuanian food and beers etc. Well worth the visit... More

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A lovely entrance into an entrancing city. Enter to cobbled streets, amber shops, cafes and restaurants and to a world of spires and domes amid lovely old buildings.

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penang
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

One of attraction specially for Christians as they can pray infront of the Gates and read history on that. Souvenirs sells nearby.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

A pleasant way to enter the old town and a historical and religious monument. Worth visiting (make sure you look at both sides) though if you are on a tour your bus will probably drop you off here.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Name sounds more romantic than it is. One way to get into old town. Nothing special, but usually tour buses will drop you off here

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Can be seen from 100 metres away. Very spectacular and majestic. You can get wry close to it and even smell it.

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Grange Over Sands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is the only remaining city gate in Vilnius, but it's much more than a gate. It houses a religious artifact, a representation of the Madonna that (like so many) is reputed to have miraculous powers. It's visible from the side of the gate within the city, in an archway over the gate to which one can get access via... More

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