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Church of St. Theresa

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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“high altar” (4 reviews)
“early baroque” (3 reviews)
“natural light” (2 reviews)
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

It's nice and beautiful. But not overwhelmingly. Certainly worth visiting, but Vilnius has many other churches that you might want to allocate more time for those.

Thank Chai T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Reading the history this is building sounded architecturally and historically interesting. Unfortunately being in it was underwhelming as in the very dim light it was difficult to see detail even after giving time for eyesight to adjust.

Thank Lavarcham
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A truly beautiful baroque church which is richly decorated. The room holding the saint's remains is awesome and very decorative. Worth a visit.

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This large church is dedicated to St Theresa of Avila and is clearly a very holy place. It is notable and touching that this great saint was of Jewish Spanish origin because Vilnius has played such an important part ( and in later times a...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

06 July, 2017. I came across this extremely impressive structure on my walk through the Old Town of Vilnius, on 06 July, 2017. This is one of the most impressive churches located a stone's throw from the Gates of Dawn. I had two visits to...More

Thank sumantra_travel
Reviewed 20 July 2017

St. Teresa is one of the earliest baroque churches in Vilnius (of which the city has plenty). It was built in the middle of the 17th century following the design of Maria la Scala in Rome though its present interior décor is more recent –...More

Thank acorna
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The church is a lovely example of the Baroque style ,quite quiet when we visited .It certainly gives you the opportunity to study the paintings and the ornate gilding. The ceiling itself is superb ......not to be missed!

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Well decorated church close to the city gate (and connected to it). I was struck by the tastefully painted pink ceiling, and the oddly inelegant poses given to the angels behind the alter.

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This beautiful and large three-naved Catholic church is one of the best early Baroque buildings in Lithuania. It belongs to the Monastery of the Discalced Carmelites. Expensive, luxurious and elegant construction materials were used in its facade designed by royal Italian architects. The fine Rococo...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

To some the extensive early & late baroque architecture would be beautiful, we found it gave the interior a gloomy & uninviting atmosphere Can walk through it to the Gates of Dawn

1  Thank Darrel J
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