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  • Address: 1 Katedros Sq, Old Town
  • Hours: Open daily
  • Admission: Free

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Vilnius Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

Vilnius Cathedral - or Arkikatedra Bazilika - can trace its history back to the 13th century when the Lithuanian King Mindaugas built the original cathedral in 1251.

Having been burnt down and rebuilt several times over the years, the cathedral’s final reconstruction is in the neoclassical style (1801) according to the design of Laurynas Gucevicius.

Under Soviet occupation, the cathedral was used as a garage and several statues were destroyed. It has undergone several restorations since that time and its elegant colonnaded façade, ornate interior and 57m-(187ft) tall belfry, continue to stand proud as a symbol of the country’s Catholic faith.

Practical Info

Vilnius Cathedral is in bustling Cathedral Square, at the base of Gediminas Hill in the Old Town.

Tours & Tickets

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Trakai Castle and Museum Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 31 Reviews

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 3.5 - 4 hours

From USD $39.82

Private Vilnius Old Town Walking Tour

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

From USD $13.65

Vilnius City Sightseeing Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 33 Reviews

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

From USD $25.03

Small-Group Vilnius City tour

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 3 hours

From USD $28.44

3-Day Small Group Tour of Vilnius Highlights

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 3 days

From USD $122.86

Private City Tour of Vilnius

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours

From USD $34.13

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