Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas), Vilnius

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Originally founded in 1579 by Jesuit monks, Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas) represents one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the region. Home to more than 20,000 students annually, the university bustles with activity; its network of buildings in the city center features several different architectural styles. You can visit the school and explore its urban campus, replete with richly decorated vaulted rooms and ornate statues, as well as the church of St. John, which you can climb for a panoramic view of the city. Join a guided tour, offered in English and several other languages, to learn more about the history of the university, the library, and its research. Don't miss stopping by the university bookstore, which, in addition to its host of college-themed souvenirs and books, is one of the most colorful and lavishly painted rooms in the city. For Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas) and beyond, use our Vilnius trip itinerary maker website to get the most from your Vilnius vacation.
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  • Odd in way but pay to go in and to tower of cathedral as well, Was neat to wander the halls and see student life in a way. Tower was very good to go up, especially after a lot of walking and had...  more »
  • Don't miss the chance to visit the university compound, from the library to the elegant courtyards and the church, the monumental seat of the old university still running full of students. Amazing  more »
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  • Vilnius University is one of most visited tourist attractions in town. It consists of number of courts each beautiful in its own. Main court is paved with cobblestones and surrounded by gallery and as main point is St. Jones church and belfry.
  • You can visit the outside zones of university, in summer there is a music festival in the main cloister.
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