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Address: Ausros Vartu 12, Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone Number: 212 35 13
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Really special church at a very nice historical site.

The Church is over the gate of Dawn - which is the last remaining ancient city gates of Vilnius. If You want to visit some of Vilnius churches this one most definitely should... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Roger L
Jessheim, Norway
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Jessheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Church is over the gate of Dawn - which is the last remaining ancient city gates of Vilnius. If You want to visit some of Vilnius churches this one most definitely should be on Your list. Pay attention to the small silver items puted there by People who are praying for a better Health for themselves or other. Take... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gate to the City, which at the same time is an open air church. At Sunday morning you can be part of the official ceremony, just by walkie-talkie through the gate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never known there was such a belief in Christianity that you pray for your health and if you recover from your disease you give silver to church as a gift from yourself. It opens in early day and close as sunset.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the painting is beautiful, it won't be too impressive unless you're religious, and believe in the painting's magic. If you're in Vilnius, you should check it out, since it won't be completely out of the way. Definitely do not come to Vilnius just to see it tho. Nice, but nothing really marvelous, therefore I'm giving it 3 stars.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was something i did not expect, but was pleasantly surprised when witnessing this when accidentally strolling across it. Just go see it, to understand.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gates of dawn was built between 1503 and 1522 as a part of the town wall. This is the only gate remaining of the nine that was built. The others were torn down in the 1700's. It feels like stepping into another age when going through the gate - really a nice experience!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very taken with the icon, well worth a visit. The feeling of tranquility is unreal.Definately a must when visiting Vilnius

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We liked the chapel on top a lot. Many worshipers, special atmosphere, a lot of silver hearts. My Vilnius highlight

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

This area is worthy a visit, closed to orthodox monk, catholic church, in the skirt of the old town. This icon of virgin Mary is in an old place of worship, the wooden room, the hearts for grace, the atmosphere, the stairs and the narrow corridors, baroque style.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Well worth climbing the stairs to visit or even better to go to a Mass at the Gates of Dawn, it is a very spiritual place and to be treated with respect. Standing only for Mass so be prepared. There is also a very good gift shop at the Church that sells religious artefacts at very good prices

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