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Vilnius University, Vilnius
(4.2/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Originally founded in 1579 by Jesuit monks, Vilnius University 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. Arrange your visit to Vilnius University and discover more family-friendly attractions in Vilnius using our Vilnius itinerary planner.
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  • Lived not on daleku but not walked in the direction of the University, but drove past in a car more than once. My vision is building call landmark ...
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  • The building of university is historical piece of Vilnius. This building offers quality education not only for lithuanian people but also for lot of students from the whole world. Nice place for visit...  more »
  • If you're visiting Vilnius than to visit the University is a must! We are all very proud of the history of the University and always are taking all visitors to at least see the architecture (even with...  more »
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  • The building has a magnificent architecture. University founded in 1579 is oldest university in the Baltic States. The university enjoys a unique academic atmosphere and academic freedom.
  • Best is professionalism and transparent management. Famous university of Vilnius.
  • Go when the students go and you don't have to pay. It reminded me of a smaller version of Cambridge.
  • A very nice building, it should be a museum
  • Beautiful place for sight seeing