Statue of Gediminas


Statue of the legendary dynast and founder of Vilnius.

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3. Cathedral Square

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4. Cathedral Bell Tower

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5. Gediminas Hill

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6. National Museum of Lithuania

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7. Toy Museum

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8. Mindaugas

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