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Artillery Bastion (Basteja)

Boksto 20/18, Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
+370 5 261 2149
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Boksto 20/18, Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
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"original construction"
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"century bc"
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"defensive wall"
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"vilnius city"
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"old town"
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"worth a visit"
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"defences"
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"structure"
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"tunnel"
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"dawn"
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"weapons"
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"gates"
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"archaeological"
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"hill"
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"information"
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice with interesting finds, e.g. Wooden objects from the Stone Age. Nice reconstruction of the bastion.

Thank Helle Damgaard A
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

It's not very big but interesting museum inside the bastion that was built at the end of 16th century. It's mainly dedicated to archaeological findings of that area. Some of the findings belongs to 4th century BC (belts, tools, etc.). You'll also see weapon, cuirasses,...More

Thank Ruisenor_NatalyS
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent value for money. There are wonderful archeological finds , some dating back to 5th-4th century bc . The restauration has been sympathathetically done .

Thank dcoach1190
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to visit, part of Vilnius history. For a cheap ticket you can visit this bastion, interesting pieces of history inside, many archeological finds about the iron age and about the many battles fought to save or conquest the city. Many weapons, parts of...More

Thank Giuseppe C
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

To walk along the wall, I would suggest to start from the Gate of Dawn. I went under the Gate of Dawn, and turn left, started walking along the wall. Some part of the wall looked like it was rebuilt, When I was there, it...More

Thank calvin722
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Saw the Artillery Bastion while I was walking around the old town and it was one of the landmarks in Vilnius.

Thank Quack H
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very good museum of archaeological finds and Vilnius/Lithuanian history, within the walls of the Bastion of Defence, a short walk from the Gates of Dawn....only 4 euros to enter - and lovely views as well... Nearly all of the information in English as well as...More

1  Thank PattiM-S
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful rooftop view of Vilnius! The bastion is small but very good looking outside and inside. Interesting displays are found inside.

Thank Neringa P
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

A walk from here to the Gates of Dawn gives you a good perspective of the old city's defenses. This was very interesting to me. Sad that we can't enter and see what it looked like from the top.

Thank CFEIII
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Bastion of Vilnius and City wall, is part of the Vilnius Defensive Wall, it's a Renaissance-style fortification characterised by its original construction. It consists of a tower installed in the city defence wall, underground gun ports and a connecting corridor, which turns into a...More

Thank PlanetAirlines
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