Evangelical Lutheran Church


Hidden in a courtyard, this revamped church is home to Vilnius’ tiny Protestant community. The church dates from 1555 but displays a mixture of Gothic, baroque and Rococo elements in its architecture. Under the Soviets a concrete floor split the church into workshop and basketball court.

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