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Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral: Guided Tour

Ancient relics, 3D angels and more on a fascinating tour of the crypts

Start time: 16:00
Duration: 1h
Live guide: English
Provider: Bažnytinio paveldo muziejus
Registered address: S. Skapo St. 4, 01122, Vilnius, LT
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Access to the Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral
Guided tour
  • See a fresco believed to be one of the oldest examples of a mural painting in Lithuania
  • Witness a 3D hologram above an angel and learn the history of the cathedral and its symbols
  • See the burial place of important magnates and ex-rulers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

Standing on one of the earliest inhabited sites of the city, Vilnius Cathedral is a spectacular symbol of Lithuania's Christianization. Explore the crypts with a guide, see ancient relics and learn about the building's fascinating history.

Enter the Vilnius Cathedral crypts with your guide and get ready for a full insight into the burial place of important magnates and ex-rulers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

See the 15th- and 16th-century chambers and be wowed by the resting place of cathedral bishops and members of the Chapter, plus valuable archaeological finds.

Learn about burial traditions, find out what was discovered during excavations, and see why Vilnius Cathedral is a revered symbol of Lithuania's Christianization.

Note the early 19th-century architecture blending with Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque, and see video projections showing the cathedral's reconstruction. This amazing building has survived fires and other disasters and, in spite of it all, it was rebuilt many times.

Now that's dedication!

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the ticket office of the Bell Tower of the Cathedral
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your booked timeslot
Vilnius Cathedral
Katedros varpinė, a. 2, Vilnius, 01143, Vilnius
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  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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Vilius,  Iceland Iceland
16 Jun 2023
Excellent
The tour was very interesting. Our guide was amazing. She was very knowlegeble and fun to be around. Great experience learning a little bit of Lithuanian history and at the same time satisfying a...
The tour was very interesting. Our guide was amazing. She was very knowlegeble and fun to be around. Great experience learning a little bit of Lithuanian history and at the same time satisfying a bit of my morbid curiousity.
Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral: Guided Tour
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james,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
22 Jul 2022
Excellent
By far the best tour I went on during my visit in Vilnius. The tour guide, Alina was very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.
Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral: Guided Tour
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Mafalda,  Portugal Portugal
14 Jun 2023
Excellent
It was amazing! and the guide was very engaging and made an interactive tour.
Crypts of Vilnius Cathedral: Guided Tour

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