Gothic Brick Architecture in Vilnius: Pilies (Castle) Str.



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There were formerly two separate Gothic houses. Both were built before 1514 and belonged to clergy, goldsmiths, a surgeon and pharmacists. During the 1655-1661 war with Russia they were damaged and handed over to the capitulary of the Cathedral, which had them rebuilt in the Baroque style
The building were severely damaged during the Second World War and renovated in 1957-1960
Decorative Gothic façades and cylindrical vaults in the basement and on the ground floor have been reconstructed

All photos are copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic

© Vladislav B. Sotirovic 2019

 
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