Lithuania, Vilnius Guide (B): Pay a Visit to Vilnius University
When you are next in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, make sure to pop in to Vilnius University architectural ensemble , situated in the heart of the Old Town right next to the Presidential Palace.
The University dates back to the 16th century, but still remains the place where hundreds of young people get their University degrees every year – the old University campus still houses Philology, Philosophy, and History Faculties, Institute of Foreign Languages, Centre of Asian Studies, as well as administration and University library.
When you get there, remember, Vilnius University architectural ensemble developed over many centuries and covers a whole section of historic buildings, representing various historic periods and architectural styles.
There are 13 courtyards in the architectural ensemble, so make sure you visit all of them (except the two, where visitors aren’t allowed).
You can follow a simple map, which you’ll get at the ticket office together with some guidelines about noteworthy locations. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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