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Church of the Holy Spirit (Sventosios Dvasios Baznycia)

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Beautiful Church

Church of Holy Spirit Has a very stunning interior and therefore worth the time. Unfortunately It... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Gul C
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Ankara, Turkey
Stunning and over the top church interior.

You enter the church through a passage, so from the outside it looks quite ordinary, however the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
KirkieClare
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Dominikonu g. 8, Vilnius 01131, Lithuania
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Church of Holy Spirit Has a very stunning interior and therefore worth the time. Unfortunately It is forbidden to take photographs inside.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gul C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

You enter the church through a passage, so from the outside it looks quite ordinary, however the interior is astonishing. I was amazed that Hugh B says it is an Orthodox Cathedral, its a Dominican Church, and one of the highlights of what to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

06 July, 2017. I was walking through the Old Town of Vilnius on 06 July, 2017. This was a national holiday, The crowning of Mindaugas, and there was a festive spirit everywhere. Unfortunately, a lot of places were closed as well, at least at the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Important church in history of Vilnius at the time of conversion from paganism to Christianity- 3 martyred saints lie in a casket preserved here. They are linked to the Basilian Church not far away. The one who had them put to death eventually converted to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

The structure is magnificent. I especially loved the bright, forest green altar. Don't miss it. It is the most glorious orthodox church in Vilnius in my opinion

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Pretty church with intricate details on the main altar, but the main sight to see is surely the case that holds the bodies of three saints inside of it. Free to enter and worth taking a look, there are restrooms nearby as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank RangeR
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Loved this place! Such a nice and quiet church. Recommend visiting it to all the christians. You'll love it!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank severussnape1
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Ornate church with the revered remains of 3 saints (anton being one). The opulence and work that must have gone into the building shows the influence the church has. Very similar to other grand churches

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

In a city full of ornate churches, The Holy Spirit may be the most over-the-top Baroque of them all. The cavernous entryway from the street (with its dark and faded murals of eath and decay) don't prepare you for the gilded, kitschy grandeur of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Entrance to the church is just a door from the Domininkonu street. When entering, one has to pass dark, somewhat scary, cavern-like corridor with first welcoming picture that of death. Then you enter the stunningly rich Baroque interior of the church: as it was comparatively...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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