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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure it makes sense having a seat of learning next to the president's office. Imagine if students chose to protest regularly, they won't have to travel far to be heard. Maybe it is actually genius for that reason...stroll outside your faculty to make your...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank highimpactuk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Library as group of 9 people, the guide was nice and professional, thanks to her expertise we have learnt a lot about history of the university but also about some interesting events and people connected with it. It was a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Iwona W
Reviewed 27 November 2018

It is one of the oldest universities in this part of Europe and even if it is much "younger" than famous Western European universities (like Oxford) you can feel the same great and noble atmosphere here. Great architecture, beautiful interiors and much more - something...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank CoventryCrusader
Reviewed 28 October 2018

While being in Vilnius, do not miss an opportunity to go to excursion to the Library of the Vilnius University historical campus. University is one of the oldest in Europe. Our guide was most knowledgeable. We climbed up to the old astronomical observatory tower, visited...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TamaraKrasta
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The place is always full of youthful mood and students. During the summertime, a fountain is sinking in Sarbiege's backyard. It is also one of the favorite tourist destinations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 193agn_m
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I was completely stunned by the beauty of the interior of this, which was not what I had expected when I heard "university". The chapel/cathedral portion of this has truly remarkable statues, marble columns and carvings that are on par with the best offered in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fiona07
Reviewed 18 September 2018

With 12 big and small courtyards the university is an impressive site near the city center and with free entrance. We also visited the church (no used for exhibitions and concerts) and the book store. The painting on the ceiling is reportedly based on real...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is a fun place to look around. The best part for us was the ceiling of the bookstore. Small but the paintings were amazing. Google to see pictures.. Worth the 3 € entrance fee. There are more frescos in one of the buildings on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank getgoing2
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The Vilnius University is a place to wander about a bit and sit in the courtyards surrounded by historical buildings. Unfortunately, the Littera bookstore is closed on the weekends (despite what most tourist guides say). However, there are also some lovely frescoes in one of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ibely
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This university is one of the largest in Lithuania and seemed to us a hidden gem, in regards to tourism. The design of the campus, which includes exceptional religious architecture is worth the walk, a few blocks south of the Vilnius Cathedral Square. The two...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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