38 Sights in Vilnius, Lithuania (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Vilnius, Lithuania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 38 sights are available in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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1. Gate of Dawn

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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.

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2. Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

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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 Grand Duchess Bona Sforza, such initial reconstruction from 1520 to 1530 cost 100,000 gold ducats and was ordered by Grand Duke 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.

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3. St. Peter and St. Paul's Church

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Vilnius (EN)

4. Vilniaus Šv. Konstantino ir Michailo cerkvė

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Vilniaus Šv. Konstantino ir Michailo cerkvė Guillaume Speurt / CC BY-SA 2.0

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.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Constantine and St. Michael (EN)

5. Contemporary Art Center

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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.

Wikipedia: Contemporary Art Centre (Vilnius) (EN)

6. Sapiegų rūmai

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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.

Wikipedia: Sapieha Palace, Vilnius (EN)

7. Vilniaus Išganytojo bažnyčia

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of Jesus the Redeemer, Vilnius (EN)

8. Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights

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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.

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9. St. Anne's Church

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Anne, Vilnius (EN)

10. Crooked Hill

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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.

Wikipedia: Kreivasis Kalnas (LT)

11. The Hill of the Three Crosses

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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.

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12. Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

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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.

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13. Žemaitės skv.

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Plaza near the small village, located in Oakland, in the new city, in a sad prospectus. A lowland named after a writer (1845-1921). Squire stood on a monument to the continent. It was built in 1971. Sculptor Peter Alexander. According to the approved development plan of the square, the square was planned to be built as a long-term rental and business center at the British Art Classics Museum in 2004.

Wikipedia: Žemaitės skveras (LT)

14. St. Johns' Church

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Johns, Vilnius (EN)

15. Presidential Palace of the Republic of Lithuania

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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.

Wikipedia: Presidential Palace, Vilnius (EN)

16. Reformatų parkas

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Reformatų parkas Andrej Vasilenko / CC BY-SA 4.0

Reformatai Park – a park (square) located in the center of Vilnius city, near Pylimas Street, opposite the Vilnius Evangelical Reformed Church, was founded during the Soviet period on the site of the former Evangelical Reformed Cemetery. Next to it is the stop of public transport "Reformatai stop". The park is administered by Všį "Vilnius City Parks".

Wikipedia: Reformatų parkas (LT)

17. Icon of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn

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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.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn (EN)

18. MO Museum

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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.

Wikipedia: MO Museum (EN)

19. Aštuonių klevų ratas Vileišių sodyboje

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The circle of eight maples in vileišiai homestead is an exclusive group of maples growing in Vilnius, Antakalnis, near the Petras Vileišis Palace, which was built at the beginning of the twentieth century. The circle of trees rustles near the southern corner of the palace, visible from the intersection of K. Būga and Antakalnis streets.

Wikipedia: Aštuonių klevų ratas Vileišių sodyboje (LT)

20. Museum of Applied Art

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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)

21. Bank of Lithuania Money Museum

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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.

Wikipedia: Pinigų muziejus (LT)

22. Vilniaus Šv. kankinės Kotrynos cerkvė

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Sage Saint Catherine's Scripture, built in memory of the sacred martyr Catherine, was in 1872 in a rugged area where General William funded the worries of his wife Catherine. Cercver stands at the Vingio Park Bridge near the Niess coast and at S. G. near the junction of Moniokis and Munius Streets. Fifty-eight addresses.

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23. Šv. Juozapo a.

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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.

Wikipedia: Lazdynų Pelėdos skveras (LT)

24. Antakalnio bunkeriai

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Antakalnis ammunition bunkers of the Vilnius crew of the Polish army – in the interwar period, in 1924–1926, a bunker complex was built in Vilnius, Antakalnis, sapieginė hills, at the entrances of Šilo Street. An information stand was erected nearby, a parking lot was equipped.

Wikipedia: Antakalnio bunkeriai (LT)

25. Šv. diakono Stepono bažnyčia

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Šv. diakono Stepono bažnyčia bunifacij / CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Church of St. Stephen, Vilnius (EN)

26. Church of St. Francis

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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)

27. All Saints Church

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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.

Wikipedia: Church of All Saints, Vilnius (EN)

28. Vilniaus Švč. Jėzaus Širdies bažnyčia

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Vilnius Švč. The Church of the Heart of Jesus, more commonly known as the Visiting Church of Vilnius, is a former church in the Old Town of Vilnius. Transformed into a church in the XIX century, it is currently part of the Vilnius Correctional Works Colony.

Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. Jėzaus Širdies bažnyčia (LT)

29. Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit

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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.

Wikipedia: Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Vilnius (EN)

30. Lithuanian Railway Museum

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The Railway Museum is a museum of the United States, a museum of accumulation, preservation and publicity value, covering the history of British railways and its activities on the Vilnius Railway. 16. Dade is the founder and sponsor of Amtrak, Boxing.

Wikipedia: Geležinkelių muziejus (LT)

31. Choral Synagogue, Vilnius

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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.

Wikipedia: Choral Synagogue (Vilnius) (EN)

32. Švč. M. Marijos Ramintojos bažnyčia

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Vilnius Švč. Church of the Virgin Mary Ramintoja - stands in Vilnius, old town, Savičiaus str. The only single-storey building of the late Baroque cult in Lithuania and the last Baroque monument in Vilnius. Belonged to the Augustinian monks.

Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. Mergelės Marijos Ramintojos bažnyčia (LT)

33. St. Ignatius Church

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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)

34. Vilniaus gynybinės sienos Bastėja

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Woollen defense wall a fort composed of towers was built in the first half of the fortress in the 17th century, and the underground cannon chamber was connected with the tunnel. It is considered to be part of the wolf defense wall.

Wikipedia: Vilniaus gynybinės sienos bastėja (LT)

35. Bekes Hill

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The hills near Bekais Mountain, in Oakland, you keep. Bekesh Tombstone, an octagonal tower with a height of 20 meters and a diameter of 4 meters, has a villa on the back, which was washed by water on the hillside in 1838 and 1841.

Wikipedia: Bekešo kalnas (LT)

36. Vilniaus Švč. Mergelės Marijos Ėmimo į dangų bažnyčia

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Vilnius Švč. The Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, more commonly known as the Franciscan Church of Vilnius, stands in the Old Town of Vilnius. Belongs to the Franciscans. Mass is held in Polish and Lithuanian.

Wikipedia: Vilniaus Švč. M. Marijos Ėmimo į dangų bažnyčia (LT)

37. Šv. Arkangelo Rapolo bažnyčia

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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)

38. House of the Signatories

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House of the Signatories Julius / CC BY 2.5

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.

Wikipedia: House of the Signatories (EN)

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