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Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas)

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Address: Universiteto 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone Number: 261 17 95
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Hidden secrets within its courtyards

This is definitely worth a visit. It is the only way to get to see St John's church which is wonderful in itself. it was very quiet there and for the most part we had the place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Carlow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is definitely worth a visit. It is the only way to get to see St John's church which is wonderful in itself. it was very quiet there and for the most part we had the place to ourself. not many tourist there.The ticket office will give you a map. Besure to visit the frescoes in the bookshop and in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Actually, I studied there on exchange. It's not only a functioning university, but a traditional tourist attraction, because the history of Vilnius is closely linked to its university. And every time I had friends visiting me in Vilnius, I brought them here. The entrance is paid, but if you enter through the central door where students enter the Main building,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Just pass the ticket counter and do it yourself. Use main door to go to the library and study a bit maybe. Walk in the courtyard. There is plenty of plates in Polish as it the university was set up by Poland and under the Polish rule of the territory. Before the ticket counter turn left snd follow straight. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Pleasant enough walk around the courtyards but not really a standout. Murals are interesting. bookshop was closed when we were there sadly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I think the access is not open to everybody but the library is old-style and nice. If possible, try to go the tower to see Vilnius from above.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The tour through the university courtyards and church made for a pleasant hour or so. I wouldn't say that's it's a "must-see," but if you have some spare time it's worth a visit.

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ypsilanti
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A tour around the university with its hidden courtyards, graceful old buildings and some outstanding modern wall murals is worth the time and small expense. There is also a small but quite good bookstore with guide and art books in many languages.

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Eureka, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Be sure to visit the bookstore and carefully look at the ceiling. There are several courtyards to find. I like visiting universities in different cities to get a flavor of where the country is headed.

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

Nowadays most of the universities are ultramodern buildings. Nice that the old, historical building is still used as university.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The University complex is a series of buildings arranged around courtyards, right in the middle of the Old town. It has a number of architectural and historical features including a magnificent church and bell tower. It's also worth visiting the bookshop to see its painted ceilings. Overall, It is well worth the small amount it costs for entry. We went... More 

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