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Address: Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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212 35 13
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The Gates of Dawn are much more beautiful on the inside than the outside - we saw the outside from the hop on hop off bus and weren't too impressed - but to visit them on foot and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gates of Dawn are much more beautiful on the inside than the outside - we saw the outside from the hop on hop off bus and weren't too impressed - but to visit them on foot and walk through them is much better, they're beautifully decorated, the street leading up to them is really nice too with some nice... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The gates are the last remaining physical gate of the old city walls , the lead up to the gates , from the main road shows a painting on the whitewash of the gated upper wall The main street side , is where the entrance to the religious area exists , a bell tower , church and religious gratifying be... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s been a sanctuary. People come here to pray and also to admire the beauty of the sacred pieces in bronze or another metal.

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Thank Mara_Vieira
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The varied churches of Vilnius are a delight & brings home the spiritual & cultural richness of 17th century Vilnius - Gates of Dawn is not for fragile legs being up a steep staircase - but a very special place to worship & remember the miracles.

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Evanston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, this is the main entrance to Vilnius Old city from the South. From the brick road to the Old structure, you could feel the ambiance of the past.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At the end of the old city this tower pops up. Please check the entrance on the left in front of the port because here you can enter and walk the stairs to a tiny cathedral with golden and silver plagues. Really cool.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Travelling from old town up a long windy cobbled street up to the Gates of dawn. Lovely setting and exit from/entrance to at the top of the hill.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a breathtaking place of worship. Humple and peaceful. There are a few steps to climb in order to reach the chapel but I say many elderly locals doing it so all should be able to. I am not sure if there was a wheelchair access though. Regardless, a must if you are visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

A must see in Vilnius. To watch the silver hearts and the holy place. And also to breathe the faith of the people praying here. Silence and admiration

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is another one of the holy sites in Vilnius - the only remaining gate to the old town. The Black Madonna is located in the small room above the gate accessible from a side entrance via a set of stairs. Interesting to look at but not special. The place is very crowded with people praying.

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