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Universiteto 3, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Thank Jordan_McAlister
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A visit to the courtyards of the University was for me definitely a highlight of my trip to Vilnius. It is not perhaps the easiest place to find, as most of the signs point you in completely the wrong direction. The entry point for visitors...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Most of the departmental buildings, as well as the church and bookshop, are fully accessible so this is a nice place to visit if you enjoy a good snoop.

Thank herbaltea123
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas) Outstanding University Library Beautifull library with excellent guiding, we also had the oppourtunity to climb up to the tower of Observatory, nice view over the city. You have to book in advance via e-mail. You will also have a tour in...More

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