A really lovely spot. Its a good central location. Make sure to spin three times and wish for your miracle!
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The southern origin of the human chain in the Baltics that helped lead to renewed independence, if you stand on this tile, make a wish, close your eyes, and turn clockwise 3 times, your wish will be fulfilled. Really. Find the tile between the entrance...More
Then why not – find the tile (note, you must search for it purposefully or ask for its location, you must find it purely accidentally!) and turn around (no hopping or hand clapping is necessary). Childish, of course, but why not? Personally, I like more...More
In 1989, in protest against Soviet occupation, the people of the Baltic States formed a human chain hand in hand, which was "miraculous" because about two million people joined from Tallinn, Estonia; crossing Riga Latvia, until reach Vilnius for about 650 Km. This is the...More
As the dreamer I am I couldn't resist standing and turning around on Stebuklas-miracle tile. The story tells that if you find the tile all on your own, here's what you should do: spin around three times clockwise, jump up and clap your hands and...More
The Stebuklas is more than just a miracle tile: it is hallowed ground, a piece of inspirational history. If you do make it to the Cathedral Square in Vilnius, superstition would have you find the tile all on your own, without purposefully looking for it....More
This stone in the Cathedral square - to the right of the entrance between the church and the tower - was one end of the singing chain that helped lead to Baltic independence. Children turn on it and make wishes.
I did not quite get this. Apparently the Stebuklas-stone figures in Lithuanian folklore or public psyche as an important place. Though reading about the stone it was hard to see the fascination. However it is interesting about the "Miracle line" of people standing from Stebuklas...More
Just stand on it, close your eyes and turn around 3 times (your friends can help you) and (if you believe) - your wish will come true (one day).
No wonder Lithuania is so proud of it that once it was sent to China for exhibition. It's a delightful city detail that makes Vilnius old town a little bit more special.