Bernardine Gardens Bernardine Garden is situated right in the heart of Vilnius, between Gediminas Hill, the Vilnelė River and the Bernardine monastery. After more than a year of renovations, the Bernardine Gardens (former Sereikiškės Park) have opened to Vilnius residents and guests.
Botanical Garden The Botanical Garden of Vilnius University is not only the largest garden in Lithuania (total area is 199 ha) but also the richest one in its plant collections: plants of 9 000 names belonging to 886 genera can be found there, and the best and most impressive collections are those of rhododendrons, lilacs, lianas, peonies, dahlias and bulb flowers.
The Cathedral Square in Vilnius (Lithuanian: Katedros aikštė) is the main square of the Vilnius Old Town, right in front of the neo-classical Vilnius Cathedral. It is a key location in city's public life, situated as it is at the crossing of the city's main streets and reflecting the city's diversity.
Vilnius Choral Synagogue. The synagogue (by architect Dovydas Rozenhauzas) was opened in September 1903, on the Jewish New Year. The building, designed in the Moorish style, has a women’s section and premises for the choir on the second floor. This is the only Jewish house of worship that survived after World War II in Vilnius.
Church Heritage Museum is based at St. Michael‘s Church in Vilnius old town. Church heritage forms a great and highly important part of the Lithuanian cultural heritage. The exposition includes paintings, liturgical articles, historical documents and books as well as other objects of historical and aesthetic value. Church Heritage Museum offers a range of different activities and programs to schoolchildren, adults, and seniors.
St Anne’s Church, which has survived to the present day without changing for over 500 years, has become a symbol of Vilnius. At a closer look, one can see the letters A and M in the main facade of St Anne‘s. The letters A and M could stand for the Latin Ana Mater Maria or Ave Maria, i.e. „Saint Anne – Mother of Mary“ or „Hail Mary“.
The Church was completed in about 1616, the interior was finished in 1618. The Church of St Casimir is one of the first Baroque churches in Vilnius. It is thought that Povilas Bokšta designed the church and Jonas Frankevičius performed works on it.
The Church of St. Francis and St. Bernard (also known as Bernardine Church) 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.
Church of Sts Johns. One of the picturesque parts of the Vilnius University building is the Church of Sts. Johns and its bell tower. The full name of the church is the Church of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist. The construction of this church lasted for almost 40 years and was completed in 1426. At that time it was a Gothic building.
At the beginning of the 15th century Grand Duke Vytautas built the Church of the Holy Spirit, which later was given to the Dominican monasticism, which was oldest in Lithuania. In 1679-1688 the Church was extended and reconstructed. In the middle of the 19th century the Tsar authorities closed down the monastery, and turned the Church into a parish one.
Energy and Technology Museum The first power plant in Vilnius, which was in operation from 1903 to 2003, is connected to the Old Town by the nearby King Mindaugas Bridge. On the opposite side of the river Neris are the Gediminas Castle and Cathedral Square.
Gates of Dawn The Gates of Dawn is one of the most visited shrines in Vilnius that is famous not only in Lithuania but also abroad, worshipped by the representatives of other creeds too. This is the only surviving gate of the first original five gates in the city wall that was built between 1503 and 1522.
Halės Market (Halės Turgavietė) Pylimo 58 Vilnius Lithuania (+370) 52 62 55 36 05 Apr 2018. share post a comment. The modern, glass-covered affair to the left selling clothing that went out of fashion in Albania in the 1980s and raw meat at the back is perhaps best worth avoiding, but the beautifully restored brick building dating from 1900 is more than worth a look inside. A trip through ...
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Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights (KGB Museum) The Museum of Genocide Victims is arguably the darkest in Vilnius. Its bloody history began when this former gymnasium became the headquarters of the Gestapo during the Nazi occupation of Lithuania in 1941.
The pre-history of Lithuania is presented at the Museum: from the first people who appeared in the present territory of the country to the establishment of the State. Various tools and implements used by the first inhabitants of Lithuania, the history of Baltic culture formation are represented in the exposition of the Museum.
Church of St Nicholas. The Church of St. Nicolas is the oldest church in Lithuania. Its Gothic features have been preserved almost unchanged. During the last years of paganism in Lithuania, the Church of St. Nicolas was built by a German community living in Vilnius.
Vilnius orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit is the main Orthodox Church in Lithuania. Vilnius orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit is the main Orthodox Church in Lithuania. Siekdami užtikrinti efektyvesnį interneto svetainės veikimą, naudojame slapukus. Tęsdami naršymą interneto svetainėje sutinkate, kad Jūsų kompiuteryje būtų įrašomi slapukai.
The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Didžiosios Kunigaikštystės valdovų rūmai Vilniaus žemutinėje pilyje; Polish: Zamek Dolny w Wilnie) 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.
Pavilniai Regional Park. The core of the Pavilniai Regional Park is the valley of the Vilnia River. Visitors can follow the tourist route of the park, which goes along the Vilnelė River from Pūčkorių Dam. The Pūčkorių exposure is a unique geological monument.
Puckoriai outcrop. 2013 Jun 05 LZNS. In the city of Vilnius near the road Vilnius–Naujoji Vilnia at Puckoriai locality the outcrop in Lithuania (approximately 63 m of height and 260 m long) of Quaternary (Pleistocene) rocks opens in the valley of Vilnia River, the left tributary of Neris River.
Church of St Catherine. The church of Saint Catherine is the first church to have been extensively restored since Lithuania regained its independence. The church was substantially renovated, with complex restoration work being performed on the interior. The central altar of the church was fully refurbished.
Church of St Theresa. This is one of the early Baroque buildings in Lithuania. The façade of the Church of St. Theresa is attributed to Constantino Tencalla, the court architect of Wladyslaw Vasa. The example of Maria Della Scala – a church of the Discalced (Barefoot) Carmelites located in Rome – was used for this project.
Three Crosses Monument. Sculptor: Antanas Vivulskis. 1916. Kęstutis Šilgalis. 1989. Some say, that the origins of the three crosses date back to the 17th century when three monks placed them there to pay tribute to a group of fellow monks who were martyred in the 14th century.
The Verkiai estate – palace ensemble – now consists of numerous remaining buildings: western and eastern officinas, pavilion, arrival house (stables), icehouse, gatehouse, two greenhouses, two water mills, villa, barn, cowshed, cellars of former palace, the old post office, houses or servants, stableman, steward, miller and joiners, administrative building, boiler house, water tower, fountain, lightning pillars, remnants of a summerhouse, a fragment of fence with gates.
The Verkiai ensemble situated on the bank of the River Neris is very popular with the residents of Vilnius and guests of the city. It consists of a complex of Classical palaces surrounded by a park. Weekend walks or bicycle tours around the regional park and other environs of Vilnius begin from the palace in Verkiai.
Vichy Aqua Park is definitely a great place for both adrenalin lovers and seekers of peace and rest :) Aneta Sidiakina We liked everything, the food was delicious, the children were satisfied with the educational lesson; they were motivated as could win an ice cream for correctly answered questions.
The Vilnius Television Tower is the tallest building in Lithuania at 326.5 metres high, and is an immediately recognisable fixture on the cityscape. The Vilnius Television Tower is the tallest building in Lithuania at 326.5 metres high, and is an immediately recognisable fixture on the cityscape.