Užupis Angel


Since its erection in 2002, this statue of a trumpeting angel has come to symbolise Vilnius' quirkiest district.

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1. Užupis Republic Constitution

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The 'Republic' of Užupis's Constitution is engraved in English, French, Lithuanian and several other languages on plaques running along Paupio gatvė. It…

2. Užupis Art Incubator

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One of two branches of the creative powerhouse of the Užupis Republic, the Galera shows exciting temporary exhibitions by local talent and invites artists…

3. Cathedral of the Theotokos

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An Orthodox church has stood here since Lithuania's late pagan days of the 14th century. Over the years it was burned, abandoned, rebuilt, transferred to…

4. Bernadine Church & Monastery

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The massive buttresses and towering walls of this, one of the most impressive churches in Vilnius, are capable of providing defence as well as worship…

5. St Anne's Church


Flamboyant and Gothic St Anne's Church, a vision of undulating lines and red-brick arches, was built in 1500 on the site of a wooden church that burned to…

6. St Michael the Archangel Church


This grand early-17th-century chuch, built by the Sapiega family, now houses a wonderful museum of sacral art. The building itself, with its single Gothic…

7. Mickiewicz Memorial Apartment & Museum

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‘Lithuania, my fatherland…’ is from Poland’s romantic masterpiece Pan Tadeusz. Its Polish author Adam Mickiewicz (1798–1855) – muse to Polish nationalists…

8. Vilnius Picture Gallery

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Built in the early 17th century, with substantial additions in the 19th, the Chodkeviciai Palace now houses a permanent exhibition of Lithuanian art from…