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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 Bastion of the Vilnius Defensive Wall (III)

The Bastion of Vilnius consists of three parts: a tower, a corridor-tunnel, and a casemate. The tower was built into the defensive wall. Behind the defensive wall, the hill naturally sloped down at a right angle [...]

Jewish Quarter (II)

The buildings in the Jewish Quarter in Vilnius housed many shops and stores, and many poor Jews lived there. These were probably the most densely populated premises in Vilnius [...]

Jewish Quarter (I)

A Jewish Quarter (known as a ghetto in West Europe) was formed in the Middle Ages in Vilnius in the area bordered Dominikonų, Vokiečių and Stiklų Streets in today's Old Town [...]

Vilnius Upper (Higher) Castle

The Upper (Higher) Castle of Vilnius is located on the top of the Gediminas Hill that is a typical Lithuanian mound, the largest such hill of natural origin in Lithuania [...]

Vilnius Old Town Panoramic View

Vilnius has the most northern Baroque & the most eastern Gothic Old Town in Europe. Enjoy the panoramic view from the platform of the Gediminas Tower (Upper Castle Tower) [...]