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Address: Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
Phone Number: 212 35 13
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The shrine of the Black Maddone is the most revered in Lithuanina, and the secong most revered by Poles. The shrine is know for punishing disrespect. This reputation is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Carmel Valley, California
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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The shrine of the Black Maddone is the most revered in Lithuanina, and the secong most revered by Poles. The shrine is know for punishing disrespect. This reputation is sufficiently powerful that none of the many invaders dared damage it.

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Please find the time to visit this chapel, the gate is something really amazing to live. Enjoy the style and the beauty of the icon, respect the place and the people there for their prayers. There's not a lot of space around the chapel, so please wait for your moment in silence. Enjoy it

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The gate is the only one left of 9 that were once in the wall of this city,and one of the must see attractions of Vilnius. Various Popes and other dignitaries have visited the gate and chapel over the years. The chapel that houses the famous icon is easily reached by a flight of steps to the left of the... More 

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Fredrikstad, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a beautiful place to visit in Vilnius. A beautiful church and the sanctuary is really worth to visit. Take your time to appreciate the decoration and the majestic altar.

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New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This gorgeous gate/chapel is a short uphill walk from Town Hall. This a must while in Vilnius as it is one of the highlights of the historic core. The Silver and gold alter to Virgin Mary is striking in beauty. The downside is the hordes of tourists vying to get up and close to it.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This seemed to be a widely revered chapel built in what used to be one of the few remaining gates of the old city walls. Definitely worth seeing. Large number of religious pilgrims there. Their English speaking chaplain was very helpful.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This gate is colorful and once served as one of the gates to the city. It's worth the walk up the hill. Very well done

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful restoration. This is part of the Old Town wall, and it's a gorgeous entry point for first time visitors like us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a "must visit", especially for religious people. Entrance is free of charge and also you can look down to the Old Town from there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gate is part of the original town defence. While most people visit from inside (old town side) consider going to the outside then enter. The difference between the two sides could not be so contrasted - from plain plaster façade to a richly ornamented chapel and a view down the street to the centre of the old town

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