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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
212 35 13
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
212 35 13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an odd site in Northern Europe -- a tourist mecca and holy site where worshippers kneel and pray while sightseers click photos above their heads. The Madonna has its own distinctive beauty and is definitely worthwhile visiting -- it only takes five minutes.

Thank andrew l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Special place for religious people. It is in old town so easy to reach at the same time during old town walk around.

Thank Wareva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see chapel but only if there is no service going on which you can tell from the standing on the street below and looking up. Please do not be that obnoxious tourist and go during services. The chapel is TINY and...More

Thank TisTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in sites of apparitions this is probably the most famous in Lithuania. A must see for those who adore images of Mary.

Thank vileniskis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special, catholics made a lot attention around it. It is nice but nothing special really. City like Barcelona has more nice litlle churches

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such beautiful history here-and what better way to enter than through this lovely, original old gate?

Thank Dianne K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful to look at from the street but very busy inside as there were a lot of local people going there to pray as we were there on a Sunday.

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Gates of Dawn" is the main entrance to Vilnius Old city..This "GATE OF DAWN" is the only surviving gate of the original 5 gates of the Old City wall built between 1503 and 1522.There is a shrine of "Blessed Virgin Mary" in the chapel of...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had visited this remarkable little chapel several years before and wanted our son to experience it, too. Unfortunately, the place was overrun by tour groups and we were only able to catch a fleeting glimpse. It is, however, a very lovely...More

Thank gf1349
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

if you like Russian icons, you'll love this, it's a beautiful piece of art surrounded by silver hearts all over the walls.

Thank Sarah H
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December 12, 2015|
Response from Jurgen B | Reviewed this property |
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