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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. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vingio Park in Vilnius

In Vilnius, in the River Neris loop, stretches a large Vingio pine forest (160 ha) surrounded by the river from three sides [...]

House-Monument with Gothic Façade

Around Rūdninkų Square in the Old Town of Vilnius, there are several houses-monuments like in Karmelitų St. with renovated Gothic details on the exterior and the 17th-century decorative roof beams in the interior [...]

Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania (Inside)

In 1988 the book stocks of the Library amounted to 5 million volumes. The initiative of readers increased immensely. The Library mounted a number of meetings and events dedicated to eminent cultural personalities who started the movement of National Revival in past years [...]

The Old Arsenal in Vilnius

The Old Arsenal, today the Museum of Applied Art, is a massive two-story building that was build-up by the Polish King and the Grand Duke of Lithuania in the early 16th century over part of the old city wall at the east of the complex of the Upper and Lower Castles, furthest from the grand-ducal palace, thus minimizing the risk from any fire in it [...]

The Church of St. George the Martyr

The Church of St.George the Martyr in Vilnius was built in 1506 for the Carmelite monks who had settled in the Radziwiłł Estate and for whose maintenance Vilnius Voivode Michael Radziwiłł allotted land and funding as well [...]

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 [...]

The Šlapelis House Museum

The museum building was a home of Dr. Jurgis and Marija Šlapelis at Pilies St. 40 in Vilnius' Old Town, who were active figures in the national revival of Lithuanians in the early 20th century, in particular through Marija's activities as a publisher and bookseller [...]

The Adam Mickiewicz Museum

It is a flat in Vilnius where Adam Mickiewicz lived and worked in December 1822. Personal items of his are held at the museum in Bernardinų St. No. 11. On display is material about the poet's life and work, translations into Lithuanian and other languages, and permanent exposition on the Philomaths [...]