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The Artillery Bastion of Vilnius Defensive Wall Entrance Ticket
From US$4.62*
The Artillery Bastion of Vilnius Defensive Wall Entrance Ticket
From US$4.62*
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All reviews original construction century bc interesting historical site grassy knoll on display old town small museum weapons cannon offensive attack structure archaeological discoveries dawn tunnel stone
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A great place to take a walk in the warm and sunny weather and you can visit the museum here. From the top of the building there is a wonderful view of the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 193agn_m
Reviewed 24 August 2018

The Bastion or City Walls sits on a grassy knoll on the outskirts of the Old Town, commanding impressive views in each direction. The interior features a small museum with an array of armour and other artefacts, while the outside has the usual array of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I visited the museum downstairs and the area with the cannons and the magnificent view of the city in late June without a guide. The presentation of the artefacts was more than satisfactory and a lot of info on the history of Vilnius. On display...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank andrianos t
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Bastion was built in the 16 ct for protecting Vilnius from attacks from the East. Now nicely restored. Not so big exhibition inside : cannons, weapons, ammunition, some recent archaeological discoveries. Audio guide 3 euro, ticket 4 euro. Nice views from the terrasse to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank endis
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Came across this massive fort looking structure on the way to my hostel. Gorgeous green fields surround this stone area. Looks like a fort from back in the day with a canon up top.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JerryAscione
Reviewed 20 April 2018

06 and 08 July, 2017. The Bastion of the Defensive Wall is a neatly preserved structure on a grassy knoll in the Old Town of Vilnius. There is a museum inside, but I Was a bit tight on time. I saw the structure from the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Really worth the visit. Doesn't look like much outside, although obviously interesting, but once you get inside there are some great exhibits to see. Recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice with interesting finds, e.g. Wooden objects from the Stone Age. Nice reconstruction of the bastion.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank helledamgaarda
Reviewed 11 November 2017

It's not very big but interesting museum inside the bastion that was built at the end of 16th century. It's mainly dedicated to archaeological findings of that area. Some of the findings belongs to 4th century BC (belts, tools, etc.). You'll also see weapon, cuirasses,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Ruisenor_NatalyS
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent value for money. There are wonderful archeological finds , some dating back to 5th-4th century bc . The restauration has been sympathathetically done .

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank dcoach1190
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