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Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

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Address: Katedros aikste 1, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
Phone Number: 261 11 27
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This is practically the center of all life in Vilnius the cathedral is a great building designed well and impeccably maintained. Great location to do a photo shoot especially if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is practically the center of all life in Vilnius the cathedral is a great building designed well and impeccably maintained. Great location to do a photo shoot especially if you capture it from the front as you will also capture gediminas Tower and the crosses.

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Benoni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very beautiful Cathedral with a long and interesting history. Well worth a visit drinking in the quite solitude. The Chapel of St Casimir at the back to the left is very impressive. The black marble and silver statutes gives it a very different look. Take your time visiting.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Art 16th through 19th centuries. Frescoes and paintings. Cathedral is neoclassical style. Situated in Vilnius old town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a really amazing structure with a lot of history inside it. It's nice just to see it, but nuch more to know the story's of this beautiful historic place

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lot of important national events are taking place in the square besides the cathedral. Don't miss out on the chapels - they are indeed very beautiful and decorated.

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Groot-Ammers, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amazing place. A miss was going on lot of gold furnished statues. We have lightened a candle for all our beloved people and those who needed it too.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pagans worshiped at this site, and after Lithuanian King Mindaugas converted to Christianity, postulated the construction of the original cathedral in 1251AD. A second cathedral with five chapels was constructed in 1387, but was razed by fire in 1419. King Vytautas built a significantly larger Gothic cathedral in its place. More fires and reconstructions followed, but walls and towers still... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks nice from the outside, but there's literally nothing of interest inside. Applies to almost all Vilnius churches

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bazilika is actually the center of Vilnius. On both sides of the Catheral you see statues of Moses and Abraham who are the fathers for both the Jewish and Christian relegions while ib the center you see the statues of the Christian saints.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A massive and beautiful building, close to the Centre of Vilnius, I find this place to be a necessary place to drop by to experience the city. There are gorgeous carvings, paintings and figures within the cathedral. Would easily recommend. Didn't have the pleasure of trying the tour.

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