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Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas): Tours & Tickets

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All reviews bell tower book store painted ceiling beautiful campus reading room nominal fee st johns old town central europe baltic states worth a visit baroque church presidential palace great place to visit city centre bookstore courtyard
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Don't miss the chance to visit the university compound, from the library to the elegant courtyards and the church, the monumental seat of the old university still running full of students. Amazing

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank JadeMac68
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vilnius University is the oldest university in the Baltic states, one of the oldest and most famous in Central Europe. Was founded in 1579 by Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland, Stephen Báthory. The ticket is cheap and has lots of visiting places...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed September 30, 2019

wow a must see when there the architecture is great so well done it is a way to spend an afternoon there

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank GinDub
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

We visited the University passing through the open courtyard and historical gates. It was founded in 1579 and considered as oldest University in Eastern Europe. Scattered at different locations in 15th century heritage buildings and provide multi disciplinary courses to students from Estonia and other...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MadanGopalM
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

One of the main Vilnius attractions. Entry cost was €1.50 each on our visit day. The murals, or are they frescoes on the 2nd floor are important to see.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank packcal
Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

It’s a Euro 3 entrance to the University complex and a Euro 1.50 for the bell tower. St Johns Church was in full wedding hosting mode on a Saturday afternoon; although the church was inaccessible due to wedding ceremonies, it was good for a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

One of the jewels of old town is the Vilnius university architecture. There are 2 separate tours to visit Vilnius university inner square / backyard as well as bell tower. The bell tower tour was very attractive, if you fill sick of heights or do...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DenStar
Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

Vilnius University is the biggest university in Lithuania, the oldest in the Baltic States and one of the famous among the old universities in Central Europe. Its university complex include the Church of St. John the Baptist, as well as the church’s Bell Tower

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank thekrunys
Reviewed August 13, 2019

Another example of hyperbole in the Lonely Planet guides. This university complex was disappointing. Architecturally it was not at all interesting. The only good thing was the one room with the frescos.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank yvonneo585
Reviewed August 9, 2019

The original university was the first in the Baltics and was founded in 1579 by Jesuits. I suspect that a large part of the university was destroyed in WW2, as was much of the original Old Town. Walking around the university and visiting some of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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