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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
212 35 13
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“virgin mary” (44 reviews)
“remaining gate” (16 reviews)
“holy place” (18 reviews)
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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"virgin mary"
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"remaining gate"
in 16 reviews
"holy place"
in 18 reviews
"small chapel"
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"city gate"
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"old town"
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"pilgrimage site"
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"ostra"
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"pope john paul ii"
in 6 reviews
"climb the stairs"
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"small room"
in 5 reviews
"the main street"
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"beautiful church"
in 7 reviews
"icon"
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"madonna"
in 41 reviews
"pilgrims"
in 28 reviews
"mercy"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Climb up to the chapel and see the image up close, visible from the street below. It is a small chapel in the arch of the gateway - unique

Thank Hugh B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fabulous location. Yes, there are stories of miracles and many people come as a pilgrimage. But the architecture alone is enough to draw in the crowds

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Going from our hotel - the gates of dawn was our "entrance" to the city of Vilnius. We enjoyed walking here.

Thank SupEvan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful religious relic (the "Vilnius Madonna" a Renaissance style of religious painting) visible from the street through a window above an historic gate to the old city (dating from the 16th century).

Thank Arxitexter
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worthwhile to take advantage of the gate that is all that remains of the construction of the past. And above all you can see Madonna! It's great, do not miss this visit!

Thank Hoinara
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surreal. After seeing pictures for so many years, and now seeing this in real life, like a dream. As we approached, there was a group singing at the site, which made it even more spiritual. My kids felt an eerie feeling at the altar there,...More

Thank Lyana K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enter the old town via this old gateway turning around to see the Gates of Dawn which you can climb stairs into to look out onto the main street being careful to respect the praying catholics at the shrine.

Thank iainmcleod
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this shrine today, and from outside the doorway went to take a photo of the ex votos, of which I have a collection. I was discrete and did not enter the shrine. I did not see the no photography sign. The attendant became...More

Thank Lachlan2000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The small prayer room is lavishly decorated with silver and gold. Photos not permitted inside but you can them through the window from the street below. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a break in Vilnius in June 2018 and decided to vist this place. Good to see but not much to keep your interest once you're there maybe worth a 15 minute visit and then move on.

Thank Andy M
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