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Holy Trinity Church and Basilian Gate

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Basilian Gate was built in 1761 in a Rococo style and was beautifully restored recently. (Note: this is not the famous Gate of Dawn with the built-in shrine.) Pass through the gate and you enter a lovely treed complex anchored by the Holy Trinity...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Important to see this church whilst it is being renovated in order to understand the immense work involved and what other completed churches may have looked like. See the photos of Ukrainian protests on the left. There are some information sheets at the back giving...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

As the informational sign says, the gate (original to the city) is the most interesting part of this facility. The church inside (surrounded by a monastery complex, some buildings used for a university, some in near complete ruin) is undergoing major renovations and really doesn't...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The whole complex of the oldest standing entry gate of the city and the Holy Trinity Church that is built in the adjacent building and in top of the gate, is one of the city key landmarks. While in renovation it is worth to spend...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The church is still in renovation by the time we arrived here. But the surrounding are very nice to explore, the gate of the front was very beautiful and the murals and decorations from mid century were very beautiful. There is a restaurant on the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

When we visited Vilnius the church was being rebuild. By October 2017 the church is a big building site. We thought we heard singing inside, but all entrances seemed closed.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Venturing through the Basilian Gate you find yourself in a courtyard. Ahead the Holy Trinity Church is in a semi dilapidated state. Work is underway on the outside but inside the building is in a sad state with uneven floor and peeling walls.There were photographs...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 6 August 2017

06/08 July, 2017. Unless one is on a guided tour of the place, I must say that a casual tourist (like me) could have easily overlooked this place. This is a small church in a reasonably large complex, undergoing restoration. I had missed this place...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Many visitors going towards Gates of the dawn are struck by opulent Baroque gates of Basilian complex, but not many wander inside where Holy Trinity church of uniates (Eastern Rite Catholics) and monastery complex stood in sad state of disrepair for quite a long time....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

The old Church and monastery of Holy Trinity is located in Old Town. The church have been reconstructed and extended several times throughout the centuries. It features elements of Gothic, Baroque and Neo-Byzantine architecture. The monastery belongs to the Order of Saint Basil the Great....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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