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Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas)

Universiteto 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Ranked #13 of 98 Attractions in Vilnius
Type: Educational Sites
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Monterrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We walked by through the University patios. It is a quiet place full of architecture to see. Our guide gave us a quick tour.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A collection of courtyards in the centre of the old town. St John's Church and courtyard is lovely, the former façade made up of a cluster of columns. Small fee (5 litas) to enter the university.

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La Grange, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Unfortunately, the book store is closed for renovations so we could not see the building's frescoes. The courtyards are lovely, and the library ceiling is beautiful. Worth the look if the weather is nice.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

If the architecture of Vilnius's churches hasn't been enough then take time to check out the University. The campus grounds consist of a series of beautiful courtyards in a range of architectural styles. They are overlooked by the tall belfry of St John's Church. This is one of the oldest universities in eastern Europe going as far back at 1579.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was charmed with enclosed courts of Vilnius University as well as places open for public. I spent very pleasant morning listening organ in the cathedral, wandering different courts, visiting tower scenic viewpoints (tower has elevator), and buying nice souvenirs in the very special souvenir shop on the area.

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UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The courtyards reminded me of my son's faculty at Maastricht. It iss interesting but beust done as part of a longer tour of the city.

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Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

always fun to check out the university when visiting other countries .. It can give you a general idea about how good the education system of the place and you can meet local students which is always a big bonus

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My 5 stars are both for the building, very nice and definetely worth to see as a tourist, and for the university itself. I had my Erasmus here and it is a very good place where to study!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We did not see much of the University as we ran out of time but the climb up the University Bell Tower was one of the highlights of our visit to Vilnius. The stairs are a bit steep, but the view from the top is spectacular and gives you a great perspective on the whole city.

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eastbourne, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We thought the courtyards would be a bit like the ones in Oxford but most are very plain and uninteresting. This a trip to do if you have some spare time but not a Must See.

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