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Address: Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
Phone Number: 212 35 13
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Beautiful holy place

It's a beautiful place and very unusual "street-church" (church under the open sky), religiuos people believe in power of icon of St. Maria and come there to pray and ask for... read more

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

It's a beautiful place and very unusual "street-church" (church under the open sky), religiuos people believe in power of icon of St. Maria and come there to pray and ask for their wishes come true. When their wishes fulfil, they come back and leave a silver sign (heart, leg, arm, etc), that decorate the holy icon and the interior.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A highly ornate altar to the Virgin Mary in an arch above the sole remaining gate to the city. Entrance is not obvious. It's down the hill to the left as you look up at the Madonna. Worth a visit for three reasons. To see the ornate altar itself. Because Pope John Paul visited it. And to note the number... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our most memorable places in Vilnius, this Chapel is placed above the only survived gate from the original medieval city walls. It's in a small Chapel above the arched passageway and the entry is on a small left side door in the Old town side (before you enter the passage). The astonishing image of Blessed Virgin Mary is... More 

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of all the cathedrals and churches that I have been to in Europe, this probably ranks as one of the most solemn. Situated above the gate into Old Town Vilnius, the elevation underscores its sacred place in Lithuanian religion, history and culture. This also allows for a spectacular view of old town. While it is extremely opulent, it is not... More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is considered to be magical. The Maddona is venerated and believed to answer sincere prayers by sometimes providing miraculous recoveries or other miracles. Pray sincerely and donate generously. :)

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy visiting the place and its a must in Vilnius. The Maddona is revered by the polish community and special traps are made to see her. We had a chance to hear a full mass and communion in Polish!

Thank Clevlander
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even if you are not a catholic or religious person, this is a must visit site. It is better to have a guided tour, but not mandatory - a quick check online will tell you enough info that you need to have before you're visit.

Thank Dovile P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

My visit coincided with 9:00 am mass. Unique way to see this beautiful place of worship that has,been there for hundreds of years.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Located at the entrance the old part of town, this small chapel should be on every visitor's list. Enter through the not-very-obvious door, turn right, walk up several stairs and then you're in the small chapel with beautiful wall decorations.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Exciting historical place, full of mysticism and something calming. There is a very beautifully done sacred icon of Saint Mary. In which you can find silver hearts with writings on them. A lot of people visit this place to make their wishes come true. So check it out

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