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Chapel of St. Casimir (interior)

St. Casimir's Chapel is located on the south-east corner of the Vilnius Cathedral. It is the largest of the chapels and was the largest single element of the former cathedral's building to be incorporated intact into the new one by Lithuanian architect Laurinas Stuoka-Gucevičius at the turn of the 19th century [...]

Chapel of St. Casimir (exterior)

The chapel was built in 1624-1636 to hold the remains of St. Casimir who was canonized in 1604. The chapel is part of the Cathedral Basilica in Vilnius [...]

Vilnius Christmas Tree

Christmas Tree decoration in Vilnius in front of Cathedral Basilica, December 2019 [...]

Cathedral Basilica of St. Stanislaus and St. Vladislaus

The Cathedral is today in the Classicist style with the impressive bell tower (belfry). In 1783-1801 it was redesigned by famous Lithuanian Classicist architect Laurynas Gucevičius. The Cathedral's most valuable part is the spacious Baroque-style St. Casimir's Chapel which was built from 1610 to 1632 for holding the remains of Lithuanian St. Casimir (declared in 1604 by Pope Clemens VIII as the saint [...]