Vilnius university was founded in 1579, and has a series of buildings linked by courtyards. A hidden gem is the university cafe, which serves good food at the cheapest prices in Vilnius.
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To just walk through a few courtyards you will probably be disappointed. You have to seek out the frescoes etc to appreciate the history & culture of this university We were lucky that graduation ceremonies were being held during our visit so real buzz with...More
Its always fun to see what the other universities have and this one was pretty, with fun sculptures as well as a tower that overlooked the city.
Lots of historic buildings, a big open quad in the center and a beautiful church tucked in a corner. If have some extra time, stop by and check it out.
It is worth a quick visit to the university. The main courtyard is very attractive with frescos on the walls and the church is also worth a visit. We did not do the bell tower but I suspect the views were great. Anyway for two...More
I paid €1.50 for the pamphlet guide to the 13 courtyards although it seems you can walk in and come and go as you please in some entrances. The courtyards themselves are only mildly interesting save for the great courtyard opposite Sts John church, which...More
good place to visit and walk around, but for me the best was the Tower - entrance 2,5 euro, from which there is a scectacular view, you can use stairs or an elevator
€1.50 to enter. Frescoes are quite beautiful and in a couple different locations. You get a map showing the interconnected 13 courtyards. We walked thru most of them. I was not especially impressed by the architecture.