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All reviews bell tower book store painted ceiling st john's church beautiful campus reading room nominal fee old town central europe baltic states worth a visit baroque church presidential palace great place to visit city centre bookstore courtyard
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the University passing through the open courtyard and historical gates. It was founded in 1579 and considered as oldest University in Eastern Europe. Scattered at different locations in 15th century heritage buildings and provide multi disciplinary courses to students from Estonia and other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the main Vilnius attractions. Entry cost was €1.50 each on our visit day. The murals, or are they frescoes on the 2nd floor are important to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a Euro 3 entrance to the University complex and a Euro 1.50 for the bell tower. St Johns Church was in full wedding hosting mode on a Saturday afternoon; although the church was inaccessible due to wedding ceremonies, it was good for a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the jewels of old town is the Vilnius university architecture. There are 2 separate tours to visit Vilnius university inner square / backyard as well as bell tower. The bell tower tour was very attractive, if you fill sick of heights or do...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DenStar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vilnius University is the biggest university in Lithuania, the oldest in the Baltic States and one of the famous among the old universities in Central Europe. Its university complex include the Church of St. John the Baptist, as well as the church’s Bell Tower

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

Another example of hyperbole in the Lonely Planet guides. This university complex was disappointing. Architecturally it was not at all interesting. The only good thing was the one room with the frescos.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

The original university was the first in the Baltics and was founded in 1579 by Jesuits. I suspect that a large part of the university was destroyed in WW2, as was much of the original Old Town. Walking around the university and visiting some of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Vilnius University was founded in 16th century and it is one of the oldest universities is Central Europe.The oldest building of the campus is home to three faculties – history, philology and philosophy. Admission to courtyard and church is 1.5 euros.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

One of the oldest universities in Europe, a fantastic complex with courtyards, church, library and many things to be seen. Go there

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AlexA1973A
Reviewed July 25, 2019

$3€ (Tower) / $1.50€ (Architecture); The Vilnius University is fantastic; the numerous paintings on the library wall, etc, make it a place you'll definitely want to visit. Also, as mentioned in other feedback, explore the grounds; each courtyard has a little bit different look and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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