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At "Gates of Dawn" located at Aushros Vartu g. 12 Vilnius.
Well worth a visit both the church and the little chapel up the marble steps.
Worth a climb to see all the hearts on the walls.
It is obviously an important place of pilgrimage.
The space around the painting is cosy and people are trying to pray, so it felt a little awkward. The walls are covered in incredible metal hearts, but they don’t allow photography.
The church has some pretty stained glass windows and frescoes. Very peaceful with...More
The Gate of Dawn or Ausros Vartai is a city gates to the old town of Vilnius. It is one of the most important historical and religious monuments.
So it is definitely must visit when you are in Vilnius.
Plus on top of that you...More
Curiously, we nearly didn’t bother visiting, but I’m glad we did. The historical background to this place is fantastic. The cannon holes are mesmerizing. The chapel, tiny though it is, has all these lovely hearts all over the walls. Don’t miss it!
Very beautiful picture but unfortunately no photography allowed. Serene and dignified atmosphere - several worshippers praying and contemplating there. Luckily the staff opened the windows when we were outside in the street so we got our pictures after all. Wonderful.