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Orthodox Church of St. Paraskeva (Pyatnickaya)

Didzioji 2 / Pilies g., Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
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3 weeks ago
“For a closer look at Orthodox religious items”
29 Jul 2017
“An orthodox church with a history”
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Didzioji 2 / Pilies g., Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The present church is not that old, but it's pretty and you can get really close to the religious items used in Orthodox churches, like icons and crucifixes. The ladies in charge of the candles and other small items have some beautiful DVD's with Byzantine...More

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Firstly, the original (14th century) church was the first non-wooden Christian church in Lithuania. But mostly it is known for the fact that Russian emperor Peter I prayed here during Russian-Swedish war and had baptised his black servant Hanibal who was an ancestor of great...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Eastern Orthodox St. Paraskeva Church is located in the Old Town. It was completely destroyed by fire and rebuilt several times. It fell into disrepair and was abandoned for long periods as well. During the Great Northern War, in 1705, it was visited by...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is the smaller of the two Orthodox churches on the main street of Old Town. A gem, with beautiful icons.

Thank TomR501
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I love the orthodox church style. Maybe because it is so different from what we have in the Netherlands. Colourful, loads of symbols, one divine place in a beautify historic street.

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a lovely Russian Orthodox Church situated at Didzioji 2 in the old town. Was closed so we couldn't go inside.

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This is a gorgeous Russian Orthodox Church, and it's definitely worth stopping in to see the lovely interior, but also its stunning exterior.

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Large Russian orthodox church, located on a square in the old town. Can be freely visited. Contrary to many other churches there were quite a number of locals here. Attractive church, worth a visit.

Thank AlexandraCCL
Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

This is one of the many churches in the city.This church is slightly different from the others.You need about ten minutes here.

Thank SE s
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Certainly it is one of the most impressive churches in the city, thanks to its unique architecture stands out more than the numerous churches in the historic center. Unfortunately on this occasion I could not get in, during my visit to the church was closed,...More

Thank Magellano81
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