The Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius

The Church of the Holy Spirit is an Orthodox church in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania. The first church at this site, constructed of wood, was built in 1638. There is an Orthodox Monastery near, which...

The Bastion of Vilnius City Wall

This is part of the Vilnius Defensive Wall, often called “barbican”. The Bastion is a Renaissance-style fortification characterized by its original construction. It consists of a tower installed in t...

Three Crosses

The Three Crosses (Lithuanian: Trys kryžiai) is a monument in Vilnius, Lithuania, designed by Polish–Lithuanian architect and sculptor Antoni Wiwulski in 1916. It was constructed in Kalnai Park on th...

Vilnius University

Vilnius University is the oldest university in the Baltic States and one of the oldest in Northern Europe. The university was founded in 1579 as the Jesuit Academy of Vilnius by Grand Duke of Lithuan...

Vytautas’ the Great Church in Kaunas

The church was built on the north bank of the Nemunas (Nieman) River around 1400 for Franciscan monks and foreign merchants. It was ordered and funded by the Grand Duke Vytautas as a commendation to ...

Vilnius Town Hall

In 1387, Lithuania became a Christian state and Vilnius was granted Magdeburg rights. Thus, there appeared a need for headquarters for the city authorities. As the main square of the city was located...

The church of St Anne

St. Anne’s Church (Lithuanian: Šv. Onos bažnyčia) is a Roman Catholic Church in Vilnius’ Old Town, on the right bank of the Vilnia River. It is a prominent example of both Flamboyant Gothic and Brick...

Klaipėda Theater square

Klaipėda Theater square is the heart of the city. There is a sculpture of Ann from Tharau in the fountain in the middle of the square. The monument is dedicated to Simon Dach, a German poet who was b...