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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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