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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very beautiful picture but unfortunately no photography allowed. Serene and dignified atmosphere - several worshippers praying and contemplating there. Luckily the staff opened the windows when we were outside in the street so we got our pictures after all. Wonderful.

Thank christopherhemswell
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town center of Vilnius is a wonderful place to walkabout and see history all around. The Gates Of Dawn catches the eye quickly and lures you up from the street to a dazzling chapel. Photos are not allowed inside the chapel, so one must...More

Thank VinDivan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a part of defensive fortifications built at the beginning of 16th century, however it is famous for the chapel containing the icon of The Blessed Virgin Mary. For centuries it was the place for pilgrimages from the whole country and this place is...More

Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking through the Gates one day around noon during our short visit to Vilnius when we heard singing coming from above us, inside the gate. we found a door on the right and proceeded up a long staircase where locals were praying rosaries...More

Thank Pat N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

do not miss going upstairs through a door on the right hand side when looking in against the town. It is about 40 meters away from the gate

Thank hogsted
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the church first and then followed the stairs up to the small chapel above the last gate in the old city wall, The Gates of Dawn. The chapel is tiny and the Black Madonna completely fills the wall facing the window looking down...More

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We are standing before the Gate of Dawn, the only remnant of the defensive walls of this city, which served to defend it from all danger and threat. In 1799, the invading forces razed that wall, leaving only this gate. Even then, it sheltered the...More

Thank francis l
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

A small Chappelle with a stunning painting of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy, is a miracle-working place. From the entrance to the Gates of Dawn, you can also get to the St. Teresa cathedral, which is also very beautiful.

Thank Nadiia G
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing church. There was a small mass that began as we arrived and so we stayed. The devotion and passion of the people is so beautiful. So many, many silver hearts 💛adorn the walls. We did not see the sign to (not) take pictures until...More

Thank daina767
Reviewed 15 October 2018

It was nice to visit the place, I really enjoyed the place and the sorroundings, I had a nice time, took some pictures

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