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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very Holy place to experience, especially when those that have made a Pilgrimage there are singing and chanting in front of the statue. Well worth seeing and be respectful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anthony a
Reviewed 7 February 2019

Gate of Dawn, a 16th-century gate, which is the only remaining of ten which used to mark the city limits

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 27 January 2019

At "Gates of Dawn" located at Aushros Vartu g. 12 Vilnius. Well worth a visit both the church and the little chapel up the marble steps. Worth a climb to see all the hearts on the walls. It is obviously an important place of pilgrimage.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

The space around the painting is cosy and people are trying to pray, so it felt a little awkward. The walls are covered in incredible metal hearts, but they don’t allow photography. The church has some pretty stained glass windows and frescoes. Very peaceful with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RuthW1069
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

The Gate of Dawn or Ausros Vartai is a city gates to the old town of Vilnius. It is one of the most important historical and religious monuments. So it is definitely must visit when you are in Vilnius. Plus on top of that you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Curiously, we nearly didn’t bother visiting, but I’m glad we did. The historical background to this place is fantastic. The cannon holes are mesmerizing. The chapel, tiny though it is, has all these lovely hearts all over the walls. Don’t miss it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jw6969
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Worth the climb. Small church with hundreds of silver hearts decorating the altar and walls. Lovely lighting

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deebeeceeUk
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Holy statue is located in the old city wall. You have to go up a few stairs and then it's in right above the street. Very golden. decorated with silver hearts all around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kerse K
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

The chapel of the Lady is most important sanctuary place in the old town. Entrance is at the left side of the house.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MaxthePlanetGuy
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

If your walking into the old town it’s definitely worth making your way through the gates of dawn. Stunning architecture

Date of experience: December 2018
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