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The Defensive Wall of Vilnius

In 1503-1522, Vilnius was surrounded by a defensive wall. The construction of a brick defensive wall around Vilnius was provided for in the privilege of King of Poland and Grand Duke Jogaila of March 22nd, 1387, by which the Magdeburg Law was granted to the city [...]

Church of St. Bartholomew

The church is given over to the Catholic Belarus community of Vilnius in 1997. It is located in Užupio Street in Vilnius in the district of Užupis [...]

St. Mykolo Street in Vilnius

St. Mykolo Street in Vilnius Old Town reaches Pilies Street in the west. Its distinctive appearance goes back to the 16th century [...]

Church of St. Anne (Interior)

The interior of the Church of St. Anne in Vilnius was reconstructed in 1902-1909, while the outside has survived unchanged since the beginning of the 16th century [...]

Church of St. Francis and St. Bernardine

Franciscan monks built in Vilnius a spacious church and monastery at the turn of the 16th century. The land was provided by Lithuanian and Polish ruler Casimir Jagiellon, while funding came from the noble Radziwiłł family [...]

Church of St. Stephen

The Church of St. Stephen and the ensemble of the Monastery of St. Rochus in Vilnius is surrounded by industrial buildings. This late Renaissance church (built-in 1600-1612) is one of the earliest in Vilnius suburbs [...]

Dominikonų Street in Vilnius

Dominikonų St. takes its name from the Dominican friary that was established on the street in 1501, though later so many people active in political life lived here that it used to be called unofficially "Senator's Row" [...]

Trakų Street in Vilnius

Trakų Street in Vilnius was and is one of the most important streets in the Old Town connecting Vilniaus St. and Vokiečių St. with Pylimo St. [...]

St. John Steet in Vilnius

St. John St. in Vilnius is a short street, and one of the city's oldest. It is named after the Vilnius University church. Its name was first recorded in 1530 [...]

Słuszki Estate in Vilnius

In Vilnius, at Kosciuškos St. 10, screened by newer houses, stands a large palace built in 1690-1694 by Dominick Słuszkom voivode of Polock on a specially built ground banked up in the Neris riverbed [...]

The Suzin’s Family Mausoleum Chapel

There was a cemetery in the square near Trakų St. in Vilnius, where the aristocrat of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, M. Suzin, built a Baroque-style family mausoleum chapel in 1708 [...]

Tyszkiewicz Estate in Trakų St. 1 in Vilnius

Tyszkiewicz estate is one of the most significant Empire buildings in Vilnius. In ąųūę, a house on this site mentioned since the 15th century was reconstructed by Laurynas Gucevičius, and in 1840 by Tomasz Tyszecki [...]

The Hill of Three Crosses

A gleaming white monument in Vilnius marks the site of the former Crooked Castle. That was a sprawling wooden structure and was destroyed in the siege by the forces of the Teutonic Order and Vytautas the Great in 1390 [...]

The Inner Courtyard of the Presidential Palace in Vilnius

The palace is built in the late Classical (Empire) style, monumental and solemn. Having designed many significant buildings in St. Petersburg, architect Stasov followed the patterns of St. Petersburg architecture in Vilnius as well [...]