61 Sights in Vilnius, Lithuania (with Map and Images)
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1. Gate of DawnBook Ticket*
The Gate of Dawn, or Sharp Gate is a city gate in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, and one of its most important religious, historical and cultural monuments. It is a major site of Catholic pilgrimage in Lithuania.
2. Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania is a palace in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was originally constructed in the 15th century for the rulers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the future Kings of Poland. The palace, located in the lower castle of Vilnius, evolved over the years and prospered during the 16th and mid-17th centuries. For four centuries the palace was the political, administrative and cultural centre of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. It was demolished in 1801. Work on a new palace started in 2002 on the site of the original building and it took 16 years to complete it in 2018. The palace was rebuilt in Renaissance style to match the Cathedral of Vilnius and, according to the testimony of one of the couriers of Bona Sforza, such initial reconstruction from 1520 to 1530 cost 100,000 gold ducats and was ordered by Sigismund I the Old. It is believed that the reconstruction was made for the proclamation ceremonies of Sigismund II Augustus, the only son of Sigismund I the Old, as the Grand Duke of Lithuania.
Wikipedia: Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (EN), Website
3. Trakų Vokės koplyčia
Trakai Vokė Chapel, as well as Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Count Tiškevičius Chapel -Mausoleum - acting in Lentvaris Lord Revelation Blessed Virgin Mary. For the Virgin Mary, the parish chapel located in the southwest of Vilnius, Trakai Vokė, 0.6 km north of the Vilnius -Trakai road. The prayer house is located in the mausoleum chapel of the former Trakai Vokė Manor. The arrow of an object of interest is directed to the manor. It is a chapel of the Countess Tiškevičius family standing on the edge of the manor homestead, near the southern gate to the park at E. Andrė and J. Tiškevičius Streets.
4. St. Peter and St. Paul's Church
The Church of St. Peter and St. Paul is a Roman Catholic church located in the Antakalnis neighbourhood of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is the centerpiece of a former monastery complex of the Canons Regular of the Lateran. Its interior has masterful compositions of some 2,000 stucco figures by Giovanni Pietro Perti and ornamentation by Giovanni Maria Galli and is unique in Europe. The church is considered a masterpiece of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Baroque. It was funded by Michał Kazimierz Pac, commemorating a victory over the Muscovites and their expulsion from Vilnius after six years of occupation.
5. Tuputiškių serpantinas
Vilnius Tuputiškės Serpentine is the only cobblestone serpentine in Lithuania, built in the eastern part of Vilnius, west of Naujoji Vilnia. The raizgyt road is located in Tuputiškės, a forested section of Ring Street in pavilniai regional park. The street connects The Lower Pavilnis with the High Pavilnis. Neither in length nor in height, this serpentine can not compare with mountain serpentines, but in the steepness of the bends it is definitely not inferior to them. In 1997, it was added to the List of Cultural Heritage Objects. A road sign indicating the place of interest is placed next to it.
6. Vilniaus Šv. Konstantino ir Michailo cerkvė
The Orthodox Church of St. Michael and St. Constantine is a Russian Orthodox church in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was built in 1913 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty. It was built by I. Kolesnikov, and incorporates the Rostov and Suzdal architectural styles. On its consecration day of May 13, the church was visited by the former royal figure Grand-Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna. She was known at the time of consecration as Sister Elizaveta and is now a martyr within the Russian Orthodox Church.
7. Contemporary Art Center
Contemporary Art Centre – art institution, established in 1992 by Lithuanian Ministry of Culture. CAC has replaced the Arts Exhibition Palace and took over its building in Vilnius, 2 Vokiečių street. CAC contains five exposition rooms and a cinema hall. In 1997 FLUXUS cabinet of George Maciunas was opened, housing a permanent exhibition of fluxus artworks, assembled from private collection of Gilbert and Lila Silverman. Since 2005 CAC the periodic journal "ŠMC/CAC Interviu" is issued by CAC.
8. Sapiegų rūmai
Sapieha Palace is a High Baroque palace in Sapiegos str., Antakalnis district of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is the only surviving of several palaces formerly belonging to the Sapieha family in the city. The palace is surrounded by the remains of the 17th-century formal park, with parterres, ponds, and avenues. The impressive Baroque gate secures the entrance to the park from Antakalnis street and the other gate is on the opposite side of the park, near the palace. Both of them were restored in 2012.
9. Žemaitės skv.
Žemaitė Square is a Lithuanian square located in Vilnius, Naujamiestis, near Gediminas Avenue. Named after the writer Žemaitė (1845-1921). In the square stands a monument to Samogitian. It was built in 1971. Sculptor Petras Aleksandravičius. According to the approved Vilnius Square Development Program in the square in 2004 it was planned to build a Lithuanian art classic Antanas Gudaitis Art Gallery with a long -term rental hotel, a commercial center and a common courtyard.
10. Vilniaus Išganytojo bažnyčia
The Church of Jesus the Redeemer is a Roman Catholic church in the Antakalnis eldership in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was founded by the Lithuanian Grand Hetman and Voivode of Vilnius Jan Kazimierz Sapieha the Younger and the Trinitarians in 1694. Its architect is Pietro Perti, who is also the author of the nearby Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. The church, Trinitarians Monastery and the Sapieha Palace with its park formed a magnificent Baroque ensemble.
11. Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights
The Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights in Vilnius, Lithuania, was established in 1992 by order of the Minister of Culture and Education and the president of the Lithuanian Union of Political Prisoners and Deportees. In 1997, it was transferred to the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania. The museum is located in the former KGB headquarters across from the Lukiškės Square and is informally referred to as the KGB Museum.
Wikipedia: Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights (EN), Website
12. Panerių Šv. Jėzaus Nukryžiuotojo koplyčia
St. Patrick's Church in Panthers. The Chapel of the Crucifixion of Jesus is a cemetery chapel located in the south-east of Vilnius, in Lower Paneriai, at the intersection of the A1 Vilnius–Kaunas–Klaipėda and A4 Vilnius–Varėna–Grodno roads. Accessible by leaving Vilnius by Savanorių avenue. When climbing the paneriai hills, turn right at the overpass of Galvė Street. After leaving Volunteer Avenue, it's still about 120m to drive.
Wikipedia: Panerių Šv. Jėzaus Nukryžiuotojo koplyčia (LT), Website
13. Church of St. Alexander Nevsky
Saint Alexander Nevsky Church is an Eastern Orthodox church in the Naujininkai district of Vilnius dedicated to patron saint Alexander Nevsky. It was built in 1898 and closed by the Soviet government in 1959. After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, it was given back to the Russian Orthodox Church, but due to the destruction of the interior of the building during the period of closure, it was not reopened as a church until 2012.
14. St. Anne's Church
St. Anne's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Vilnius' Old Town, on the right bank of the Vilnia River established circa 1495–1500. It is a prominent example of both Flamboyant Gothic and Brick Gothic styles. St. Anne's is a prominent landmark in the Old Town of Vilnius that enabled the district to be included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites, and is one of the most interesting examples of Gothic architecture in Lithuania.
15. Crooked Hill
The Crooked Hill, or The Bald Mountain, the Hill of Three Crosses – a mountain in the Old Town of Vilnius, which stands 300 m east of Pilies Hill, on the left of the Neris River and on the right bank of vilnia, on a high hill at the confluence of Vilnia and Neris. The Crooked Castle, which was sown here, is one of the defensive castles of Vilnius. The mountain is best known for the monument of the Three Crosses erected here.
16. The Hill of the Three Crosses
Three Crosses is a prominent monument in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the Hill of Three Crosses, originally known as the Bald Hill, in Kalnai Park. According to a legend, which finds its source in some historic events, seven Franciscan friars were beheaded on top of this hill. Wooden crosses have been sited in the location since the early 17th century, and they became a symbol of the city and an integral part of the city's skyline.
17. Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (LNOBT) is an opera house and ballet theatre in Vilnius, Lithuania. It is the largest theatre of the country, committed to organising the creation and production of scenic works for musical theatre and assuring their public performance on the highest artistic level. The theatre operates as an institution founded by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania.
Wikipedia: Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (EN), Website
18. Tuskulėnai Manor Palace
Tuskulėnai Manor is a neoclassical manor in Žirmūnai elderate of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is best known as burial grounds of people executed by the KGB in 1944–1947. After Lithuania regained independence in 1990, the manor was reconstructed and the park was transformed into a memorial to the victims of Soviet repressions. It is administered by the Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Center.
19. Vilniaus Šv. kankinės Kotrynos cerkvė
The Orthodox Church of Vilnius, a Orthodox Church, consecrated in honor of the Holy Martyr Catherine, was built in 1872. In the memory of his wife Ekaterina Potapova in the Žvėrynas district of Vilnius Governor -General Alexander Potapov. The church stands on the Neris coast, near the Vingis Park Bridge, next to S. Moniuškos and Birutės streets, S. Moniuškos str. 58 at address.
20. St. Johns' Church
The Church of St. Johns, St. John the Baptist and St. John the Apostle and Evangelist is located at the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania and dominates the university ensemble. Since the times of the Jesuit Academy professors and students used to pray here, and Vilnius theologians gave sermons. It was a place for performances and disputes, where theses were defended and kings greeted.
21. Reformatų parkas
The Reformed Park - Park (Square) located in the center of Vilnius, near Pylimo Street, in front of Vilnius Evangelical Reformed Church, was established during the Soviet era at the site of the former Evangelical Reformed Cemetery. Next to it is the "Reformed Station" location for a social transport stop. The park is administered by the public institution Vilniaus City Parks.
22. Presidential Palace of the Republic of Lithuania
The Presidential Palace, located in Vilnius Old Town, is the official office of the President of Lithuania. The palace dates back to the 14th century and during its history it has undergone various reconstructions, supervised by prominent architects, including Laurynas Gucevičius and Vasily Stasov. In 1997 the palace became the official seat of the President of Lithuania.
23. Antavilių Radziševskių koplyčia
Antaviliai Radziševskiai Chapel, or The Rose Chapel of Our Lady of The Rosary, is a brick burial chapel of former landlords Radziševskiai, which operated in the interwar period. It is located in the northeast of Vilnius city center, in Antakalnis eldership, antaviliai. It is accessible by leaving Vilnius by Nemenčinė highway, about 10 km northeast of Antakalnis.
24. Icon of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn
Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn is the prominent Christian icon of the Blessed Virgin Mary venerated by the faithful in the Chapel of the Gate of Dawn in Vilnius, Lithuania. The painting was historically displayed above the Vilnius city gate; city gates of the time often contained religious artifacts intended to ward off attacks and bless passing travelers.
25. MO Museum
MO Museum is a modern art museum in Vilnius, Lithuania. As a private initiative of Lithuanian scientists and philanthropists Danguolė Butkienė and Viktoras Butkus, it functioned as an art museum without walls for about ten years. The collection of 5,000 modern and contemporary pieces contains major Lithuanian artworks from the 1950s to this day.
26. Šnipiškės bunkers
The Bunker Complex of the Polish Army Vilnius Crew Ammunition Bunker - in Vilnius, Šnipiškės, near the western edge of the intersection of Iron Wolf and Žalgirio Streets, five ammunition bunkers at the foot of Šeškinė Hill. Built during the interwar period, during the occupation of Vilnius region, the Polish army commissioned.
27. Museum of Applied Art
The Museum of Applied Arts and Design is a subdivision of the Lithuanian Art Museum, founded in 1987 in the old arsenal of Vilnius Lower Castle in the XVI century, which was rebuilt in 1987. The collections of the museum contain works of fine and applied art of Lithuania and foreign countries from the XIV century to the present day.
Wikipedia: Taikomosios dailės ir dizaino muziejus (LT), Website
28. Bank of Lithuania Money Museum
The Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania is a museum established by the Bank of Lithuania, located in a building belonging to the bank's palace complex at Totorių str. 2/8, Vilnius. There is a museum exposition in Kaunas. Visiting the museum and excursions are free of charge. The leader is historian Asta Ravaitytė-Kučinskienė.
29. Staviškių piliakalnis
Staviškių mound, Naujoji Verkiai – a mound in the territory of Vilnius city municipality, in Staviškės, Verkiai eldership, Verkiai regional park. It is reached by verkiai street after driving almost to its end, it is located on the left in the west, 250 m without reaching Goat Street, in front of the collective gardens.
30. Vilkeliškių piliakalnis
Vilkeliškių mound, Krugla Gura – a mound in the territory of Vilnius district municipality, in Vilkeliškės, Zujūnai eldership. It is accessible from Vilnius Pilaitė district by driving west towards Kriaučiūnai, is located on the left south of the road, only after passing between baltis and Gilužis lakes.
31. Railway Museum
The Railway Museum is a Museum of Lithuania, an institution that collects, preserves and promotes museum values related to the history of railways and their activities in Lithuania, operating in Vilnius, Geležinkelio str. 16. Director – Vitalija Lapėnienė, founder and sponsor – AB "Lietuvos geležinkeliai".
32. Valakampių atodanga
The Valakampiai outcrop is an outcrop in the northern part of Vilnius, in the Valakampiai microdistrict, on the wooded right bank of the Neris River. The outcrop was formed almost halfway between Valakampiai Bridge and 1st Valakampiai Beach, 0.25 km south of the intersection of Vaidilutė and Nesteika streets.
33. Pilaitės piliavietė
Pilaitė Mound, Pilaitė – a mound in Pilaitė microdistrict in Vilnius, on the left bank of the Sudervėlė stream, right next to pilaitė manor. Next to it is another mound of unknown origin, which is called the Tombs of the Crusaders, which indicates that battles with the Crusaders took place here.
34. Šv. Juozapo a.
Hazel Owl Square is a Lithuanian square located in Vilnius, the Old Town, at the intersection of Basilian, Horse and All Saints streets. Named after the writer Hazel Owl (1867–1926). For about 100 years, until the second half of the XIX century, stood st. St. Joseph's Fiancée Church.
35. Aštuonių klevų ratas Vileišių sodyboje
Eight Maple Garden Villa-the exclusive Maple Group, grew up in Antacarne, near the 20th century. Peter built this palace during the construction period. The circle of trees is in a place near the south corner of the palace, visible from the intersection of K.catha and hantic Street.
36. Šv. diakono Stepono bažnyčia
Church of St. Stephen is a former Roman Catholic church in Naujamiestis, Vilnius. It was completed in 1612 and previously was used by the Brotherhood of Saint Roch, but now stands in a warehouses yard and is hard to reach for visitors. It was restored from a very poor condition.
37. Church of St. Francis
The Church of St. Francis and St. Bernard is a Roman Catholic church in the Old Town of Vilnius, Lithuania. It is located next to St. Anne's Church. Dedicated to Saints Francis of Assisi and Bernardino of Siena, it is an important example of Gothic architecture in Lithuania.
Wikipedia: Church of St. Francis and St. Bernard, Vilnius (EN)
38. Vilniaus gynybinės sienos Bastėja
The bastea of the defensive wall of Vilnius is a fortification structure built in the first half of the XVII century, consisting of a tower, an underground cannon room and a tunnel connecting them. It is considered an integral part of the defensive wall of Vilnius.
39. Trakų Vokė Tyszkiewicz palace
Traku Voke Manor is a former residential manor in Traku Voke. It is a monument of historicist architecture with elements of Neo-Gothic, classicism, eclectic style, located halfway between Vilnius and Trakai. The Manor was established in the end of the 19th century.
40. Vilniaus Švč. Jėzaus Širdies bažnyčia
Vilnius St. The Church of the Heart of Jesus, more widely known as the Church of Vilnius - was the former Church in the Old Town of Vilnius. In the 19th century. transformed into the church, is currently entering the composition of the Vilnius Correctional Colony.
41. All Saints Church
All Saints Church is a Baroque-style church in Vilnius, Lithuania. All Saints church was built between 1620 and 1630 and was adopted for Carmelites' needs. In the second half of the 17th century, the church was linked with a monastery and formed a single complex.
42. Vilniaus Švč. Trejybės bažnyčia
Vilnius St. Trinity (Trinapolis) Church is located in Vilnius, on the right bank of the Neris River, at the mouth of the Cedron (Baltupis). Non -equivalent, dedicated to the needs of retreats and their participants. Belongs to the Parish of Vilnius Calvary.
Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. Trejybės (Trinapolio) bažnyčia (LT)
43. Kučkuriškių piliakalnis
Kučkuriškės Mound or Naujoji Vilnia Mound, Barsukynė Hill – a mound in Vilnius, Naujoji Vilnia eldership, Kučkuriškės, surrounded from the south by vilnia valley. It is located in pavilniai regional park, Ancučiai landscape reserve, hilly surface.
44. Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit
The Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit is a Russian Orthodox church in the Vilnius Old Town, capital of Lithuania, rebuilt 1749–1753 in the Vilnian Baroque style. It should not be confused with the Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius.
45. Keistuolių teatras
Keistuolių Teatras is a Lithuanian theatre troupe. It was founded in 1989 by actors Ilona Balsytė, Aidas Giniotis and Sigutis Jačėnas and theatre director Romualdas Vikšraitis. The theatre produces plays and music for general public and children.
46. Choral Synagogue, Vilnius
The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius is the only synagogue in Vilnius that is still in use. The other synagogues were destroyed partly during World War II, when Lithuania was occupied by Nazi Germany, and partly by the Soviet authorities after the war.
47. Vilniaus Švč. Dievo Motinos Užtarėjos sentikių cerkvė
Vilnius Švč. The Church of the Old Believers of the Intercessor of Our Lady of The Intercessor is the house of worship of the old believers in Vilnius. Located in the Naujaininkai district, on a hill, where there is a cemetery of old believers.
Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. Dievo Motinos Užtarėjos sentikių cerkvė (LT)
48. Vilniaus (Kalvarijų) Šv. Kryžiaus Atradimo bažnyčia
The Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic church in Jeruzalė neighborhood of Vilnius, Lithuania. Located on the right bank of Neris River, it is the centerpiece of the Vilnius Calvary, a 35-station Way of the Cross.
Wikipedia: Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross, Vilnius (EN), Website
49. Švč. M. Marijos Ramintojos bažnyčia
Vilnius St. The Church of the Virgin Mary Raminoja - stands in Vilnius, Old Town, Savičiaus str. The only one -woven building of the late Baroque cult in Lithuania and the last Baroque monument of Vilnius. Belonged to the monks Augustins.
Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. Mergelės Marijos Ramintojos bažnyčia (LT)
50. St. Ignatius Church
The Cathedral of St. Ignatius of Loyola also called Church of St. Ignatius is a religious building of the Roman Catholic Church that serves as the cathedral of the Military Ordinariate of Lithuania. It is located in the capital, Vilnius.
Wikipedia: Cathedral of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Vilnius (EN)
51. Šv. Jono Bosko bažnyčia
Vilnius St. John Bosko Roman Catholic Church - a church standing in Vilnius, Lazdynai, Erfurto str. 3. Construction began in 1992. Project author architect Vytautas Edmundas Čekanauskas (1930-2010). Construction was completed in 2002.
52. Naujosios Vilnios pilkapynas
New Vilnius barn - an ancient barn in Vilnius, Rokantiškės, Pavilniai Regional Park. It is located on a hill, which is located above Vilnia Valley and A. V. Kojalavičiaus Street, from the north surrounded by Barsukynė forest.
53. Vilniaus Šv. Juozapo bažnyčia
Vilnius St. St. Joseph's Church is a newly built Catholic church in Vilnius, pilaitė microdistrict, Tolminkiemio str. 4. Vilnius St. St. Joseph's (Pilaitė) parish belongs to St. Joseph's Parish in Vilnius. St. Joseph's Chapel.
54. Pavilnio Kristaus Karaliaus ir Šv. Kūdikėlio Jėzaus Teresės bažnyčia
Pavilnis King and St. The Church of the Baby Jesus Teresa is a church standing in the eastern part of Vilnius, Higher Pavilnis. The worship takes place in Lithuanian and Polish. The only wooden Catholic church in Vilnius city.
Wikipedia: Vilniaus (Pavilnio) Kristaus Karaliaus ir Šv. Kūdikėlio Jėzaus bažnyčia (LT)
55. Bekes Hill
Bekeš Hill is a mound in Vilnius, in the Castle Reserve. Kaspar Bekeš's tombstone, an octagonal tower 20 m high and 4 m in diameter, turned back to Vilnius, after the water washed the slope of the mountain in 1838 and 1841.
56. Antakalnio bunkeriai
Antakalnis ammunition bunkers of the Polish army Vilnius crew - in the interwar period, 1924–1926, built a bunker complex in Vilnius, Antakalnis, Sapiego hills, Šilo Street. Next to the information stand, a parking lot.
57. Plikakalnio atodanga
Plikakalnis outcrop - an outcrop in Vilnius, Lazdynai neighborhood. It is the second most high outcrop in Lithuania formed in the territory of Vilnius city, on the wooded right bank of the Neris in front of Vingis Park.
58. Šv. Arkangelo Rapolo bažnyčia
Church of St. Raphael the Archangel is a Roman Catholic church in Šnipiškės, Vilnius. Former Jesuits monastery ensemble is located nearby which currently is used by the Department of Cultural Heritage of Lithuania.
Wikipedia: Church of St. Raphael the Archangel, Vilnius (EN)
59. Kairėnų dvaras
Kairėnai Manor was a residential manor in Kairėnai near Vilnius, Lithuania. Only a few buildings and park survived until nowadays. Currently its territory is occupied by the Botanical Garden of Vilnius University.
60. House of the Signatories
The House of the Signatories is a Lithuanian historic landmark on Pilies Street, Vilnius, where on February 16, 1918, the Act of Independence of Lithuania was signed by twenty members of the Council of Lithuania.
61. Naujoji Vilnia St. Casimir's Church
Church of St. Casimir is a historicist style church in Naujoji Vilnia elderate of Vilnius, Lithuania. Current shape church was erected in 1911. Naujoji Vilnia church is one of the tallest churches in Vilnius.
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