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Presidential Palace

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Address: Daukanto aikste 3/8, Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone Number: 212 67 91
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You can just see from outside

You can see the place just from outside and take photos. If the flag is up means president is there. Very near to the cathedral.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
nirajsomaiya
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Vilnius for three Sundays, and on two of them, we walked over to the Presidential Palace to be sure we would be there for the "Changing of the Flags" at noon. It's done with a bit of pomp, circumstance and pageantry and lasts about 10-15 minutes. Participating in the ceremony are soldiers of the Honor Guard Company... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see the place just from outside and take photos. If the flag is up means president is there. Very near to the cathedral.

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site might receive a higher grade if one went inside. We only walked past and learned a bit of the colorful history. It is a lovely building, not far from Cathedral Square.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

• Presidential Palace since 1997, a 14th century building where changing of the flag ceremony takes place daily.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

You cannot get in to the building, but the gardens behind are worth a visit if open. If not open, walk up the road and you will find a courtyard you can go into on the right hand side. Walk through it and you will come to a view over the gardens.

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Gdynia, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Presidential Palace is located in Vilnius Old Town, is the official office and eventual official residence of the President of Lithuania. The palace dates back to the 14th century and during its history it has undergone various reconstructions. In 1997 the palace became the official seat of the President of Lithuania. It is located just close to Vilnius Univeristy... More 

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Shenley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

The palace is only open to the public on a Thursday and Saturday, we didn't go inside the Palace but strolled around the nice grounds

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

It is not worth a separate visit. But if you walk by, you will now know, that it is a presidential palace. In 19 century it was a palace of Russian local governor residing in Vilnius. BTW, sometimes inner yard is open for visitors, but there is nothing impressive. Just a well maintained yard of a palace with flowers.

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Χαλκίδα, Ελλάδα
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We were unlucky and we saw only the exterior of the palace. President of Lithuania and his Chancellery occupy this beautiful building. Every day at 18.00 you can see the changing of the guards at the Presidential Palace. Free-of-charge tours of the Presidential Palace are available on Fridays at 16:30 and Saturdays from 9:00 to 14:30. In summer, guided tours... More 

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Apparently there is meant to be a changing of the guards every day at 1800, but it didn't happen when we were there (I think it only happens on a Sunday at 1200). The building itself is a bit nondescript, worth a photo if you happen to pass, but not worth a detour.

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