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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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Great building. It is much more interesting motive interior and exterior. first, In exterior in the eyes falling six facade sculptures and facade portal Doric style. In the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great building. It is much more interesting motive interior and exterior. first, In exterior in the eyes falling six facade sculptures and facade portal Doric style. In the interior first, me charmed sculptures. both sides of the altar in the side naves standing in baroque style large sculptures. In the Cathedral very much artistic value of the monument, sculpture, paintings,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great building. Inside is not as ornate as the outside suggests it should be. Many dramatic paintings. The cathedral is central with great cafe's nearby to watch the world go by. Between the cathedral and the bell tower is an individual pink tile. Apparently if you make a wish while standing on the tile and turning 3 times it will... More 

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A huge building in the middle of the city with a delightful square surrounding it. It has survived surprisingly well the occupations and has its bell tower separately from the main building. The setting is wonderful and would recommend anyone to visit. It is simple in its decor and unlike some other cathedrals we have visited.

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Thank Christopher S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is clearly more impressive from outside than is from the inside. Worth a visit of about five minutes.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The temple is located on a central square of Vilnius and is very impressive also from seeing it from distance. Inside its breath taking and worth seeing it.

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Kozienice, Radom, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the building is high and majestic, even impressive, however, I found the inside quite disappointing, just to enter, see and that's all :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

worth a quick visit even if you have little or no interest in churches, if you have the time and interest its easy to spend an hour or so looking around or saying a few prayers.

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Jasper, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the simplicity of the cathedral from outside on the large, empty square, emphasized by the white colour. It looked majestic. Didn't have the chance to go inside.

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Carmel Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neo-Classical design as opposed the the Baroque found in most of the major in Vilnous. Don't miss the chapel to the right of the altar, containing the sarcophagus of St. Casimir. The messenger from Rome confirming his sainthood went missing, and 150 years later the coffin was opened and the body found perfectly presered. Another request for sainthood was sent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit..and clearly a must for Vilnius. Nice public square space with a trolley ride up top around the back and the cathedral itself is quite plain but impressive in size.

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