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Bell Tower of Vilnius Cathedral

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Not for the faint hearted!

The steps up are steep. The way down is tricky - my wife would go no more than half way. I got to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jw6969
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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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So cool and so interesting

The trip up to the top of the tower is super scary (as I have a fear of heights) but SO worth it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christoffer M
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The history of one of the oldest and highest towers in Vilnius Old Town goes back to 13th century. In the 16th century the defensive tower was converted into the Cathedral's bell tower and acquired its present appearance in the 19th century. The...more
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Cathedral Square | Katedros a. 2, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The steps up are steep. The way down is tricky - my wife would go no more than half way. I got to the top and was rewarded with some great views and found the building itself to be fascinating. Glad I made the effort....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jw6969
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip up to the top of the tower is super scary (as I have a fear of heights) but SO worth it! Incredible view from the top as well as an interesting view inside the tower. Combine you visit with a guided visit to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christoffer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit, just be aware that there are a lot of stairs to climb and some are quite narrow. You can hit some of the bells there to make a tune or you can sit on the seats and look...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My 7-year-old really enjoyed the climb itself and ringing the bells. But she most enjoyed the area where she could see the different cameras and zoom in and out to see the people outside. We were there in December so we were able to get...More

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

Cost 4,5eur, there are 5 floors if I'm not mistaken. You start to climb on narrow stone stairs and after that it's wooden, which is not the best idea for the winter, because as it is not closed on the highest floors, the wooden stairs...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daiva S
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Big bell tower in the center of Vilnius. Looks nice in Christmas time. There you can find Christmas town.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 193agn_m
Reviewed 27 November 2018

If you have enough time in Vilnius and don't know what to do: yes, go up the bell tower. However, the view is not outstanding and nets ruin the view a bit. We had a much better view over Vilnius from the hill of Gediminas...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Icaap
Reviewed 8 November 2018

the tower is not as tall as the castle tower, but the way up to the top deck is interesting with crocket stairs and latters

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hogsted
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the Cathedral bell tower and it is a great fun place to go. To be fair it is slightly challenging to those who might not like heights too much. But there are various levels on the way up and you can go as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Men... i fall in love with this tower... I was feeling so tiny on top... almost bring me tears... Vilnius... i love you.. Best regard. Henry

Date of experience: August 2018
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