Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Vilnius

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See what once was the political, cultural, and administrative center of the Lithuanian empire at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. It housed the royalty of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, including Grand Duke Alexander of Lithuania, who later became the King of Poland, and Sigismund I the Old and his heirs. The palace was almost completely destroyed in 1801 after the fall of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, but was fully restored and modernized by the government in 2002. Explore the National Museum located inside, displaying historical artifacts and art from across Eastern Europe. Tours will lead you through the architectural development of the palace, the remaining ancient ruins, the Treasury Hall, and the Ceremonial Halls. For Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and beyond, use our Vilnius online road trip planner to get the most from your Vilnius vacation.
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  • If you are in Vilnius you must not miss this historical site. What they have done with this Dukes Palace which was devastated over the years is amazing. Be prepared to spend a lot of time here as....  more
    If you are in Vilnius you must not miss this historical site. What they have done with this Dukes Palace which was devastated over the years is amazing. Be prepared to spend a lot of time here as....  more »
  • There is a lot to see. Highly recommended. Definitely one of the highlights of our tourist trip to Vilnius. Ticket price is very affordable. 
    There is a lot to see. Highly recommended. Definitely one of the highlights of our tourist trip to Vilnius. Ticket price is very affordable.  more »
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  • Excellent experience visiting the Palace. Lithuania has a fascinating history that needs to be shared and known. The Palace or the Grand Dukes is at the center of this cultural heritage and a must see when coming through Vilnius. I definitely recommend the guided visit with Laura (in English). She was very patient and answered all our questions. Many thanks!

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