Vilnius just gets better and better. There has obviously been major investment into open spaces, parks, streets and old town yards behind houses. You can and will spend hours just wondering around loo...
Vilnius has a beautiful old city.An old city with many historical buildings , nice churches, pedestrian streets and many cafes and restaurants. Worth a visit for sure ,strolling around and don’t stay ...
The Old town is completely different from other cities. Here cars still have access on many streets, but there are beautiful areas to be discovered. There is a long street taking you along the main at...
#vilnius Town Hall Square was built in 1387 when #lithuania became a Christian state and Vilnius was granted Magdeburg rights. Thus, there appeared a need for headquarters for the city authorities. As the main square of the city was located here, it was decided to build the Town Hall in the same place.
The #vilnius Germinal Tower is part of the #vilnius Castle Complex is a group of cultural, and historic structures on the left bank of the Neris River. The buildings, which evolved between the 10th and 18th centuries
#thegatesofdawn is one of the most visited shrines in #vilnius that is famous not only in $Lithuania but also abroad, worshipped by the representatives of other creeds too.
This is the only surviving gate of the first original five gates in the city wall that was built between 1503 and 1522.
The painting of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy, in the Chapel of the Gates of Dawn is known all over the world. The picture, which is also called “Vilnius Madonna”, was painted in 17th century. It is painted in the Renaissance style, in tempera on oak boards, later repainted in oil.
Since the middle of the 17th century it has been said to have miracle-working powers.
#hales Market is the oldest market in #vilnius, it was built in the 15th century, the site of the current marketplace was initially named the Horse Market #lithuania