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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Not very meaningful unless one is of Catholic faith. The icon of Mary can be seen from the street using the camera tele photo lens when no one was blocking the view inside the chapel. This is a one of the sites in old town...More

Thank FYL003
Reviewed 5 days ago

Being the only remaining gate of the old city walls it is a must see sight as part of your visit to the old town but don't expect some grandiose structure. Today the gate is dominated by it's religious significance for catholic pilgrims with a...More

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only for pilgrims, pointless otherwise. Not pretty and not interesting. Not worth the walk from other attractions.

Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old Gate of Dawn is one of the most important religious, historical and cultural monuments. It was built from 1503 to 1522 as a part of defensive fortifications of the city. Nowadays, it's the only gate that remains from the city’s original defensive walls....More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most important buildings in Vilnius. It is the only city gate left. It leads directly into the old city past the townhall and to Pilies gatve, that leads to Vilnius Cathedral and the castle.

Thank DieterKnausenberger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The miracle working icon is upstairs at the old city gate, to the left of the city hall in the Old Town. A good walk through an interesting part of the city.

Thank TomR501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mostly for Catholic piligrims. One of the three most important religious places. Second is still in Vilnius, third - in Poland.

Thank Evaldas A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gates of Dawn are the only of the original city gates which are still functioning. As such, they are of possible interest to people doing a walking tour of the Old Town. There is some sort of chapel with a cherished icon of the...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a little disappointed with this attraction. If you do not come for the religious angle there isn't too much to it. An important religious site with many pilgrims.

Thank akmacca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here on Friday, it was a must do on our list of things to do , and glad we did it , it's a small prayer room over a courtyard and has a large icon of the virgin mary, which...More

1  Thank Gary W
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11 December 2015|
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