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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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“virgin mary” (40 reviews)
“remaining gate” (16 reviews)
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
212 35 13
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gorgeous chapel, with "miraculous" portrait of the Virgin, embedded in historic remnants of protective city gates. Truly magnificent. Important in the spiritual life of the city. Don't miss it. PS: Beware of the many beggars who will dog your steps as you enter or leave,...More

Thank asongbird
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Want to see the real history of the KGB skip the KGB museum and walk the streets, read the stories and learn the ways in which the Lithuanians kept the history of their people alive and relevant during Soviet times. People brought there kids here...More

Thank Shelia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really holly place with very special energy and atmosphere. Very very beautiful inside. Really recommend for visiting, i never saw nothing like this in other countries...

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pouring rain and really cold that day and I lost myself at least five times until I found myself in front of this beautiful gates. The place is known for Pilgrims that prayed there. Beautiful architecture, a jewel in the old town.

Thank lelujam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By walking through old city, old jewish ghetto and Rathaus we will arrived in this old city gates. The gate is from time to time full of pilgrims who want to pray in the place where pope Johannes Paulus was praying here. In front of...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gates of Dawn can be visited whilst visiting the old city. Get a local guide and get the full story on the attractions in the old city as they are many and varied and go back hundreds of years. I found an old church...More

Thank Jack K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

06 July, 2017. I had started my walk around the old Town of Vilnius with the Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartu). I had sent out relatively early in the morning, knowing that this was a prime attraction which people flocked to see. Moreover, this was...More

Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

When in Vilnius the Gates of Dawn is a must see. It's the entrance to the Old Town of Vilnius. Just inside the gates you should go to the orthodox church. Very different from the roman catholic churches, but very exciting.

Thank morlet2
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Turn around after entering the Old Town and admire this only remaining City gate. And don't miss to pay your respect in the fine little chapel.

Thank kattullus
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

An interesting venue to visit but take care with timings. Services are held in the chapel and tourists quite rightly are expected to stay out at these times

Thank ajplap
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