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Artillery Bastion (Basteja)

Boksto 20/18, Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
+370 5 261 2149
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Boksto 20/18, Vilnius 01126, Lithuania
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"original construction"
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"century bc"
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"vilnius city"
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"old town"
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"cannon"
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The Bastion was built in the 16 ct for protecting Vilnius from attacks from the East. Now nicely restored. Not so big exhibition inside : cannons, weapons, ammunition, some recent archaeological discoveries. Audio guide 3 euro, ticket 4 euro. Nice views from the terrasse to...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Came across this massive fort looking structure on the way to my hostel. Gorgeous green fields surround this stone area. Looks like a fort from back in the day with a canon up top.

Thank JerryAscione
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

06 and 08 July, 2017. The Bastion of the Defensive Wall is a neatly preserved structure on a grassy knoll in the Old Town of Vilnius. There is a museum inside, but I Was a bit tight on time. I saw the structure from the...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Really worth the visit. Doesn't look like much outside, although obviously interesting, but once you get inside there are some great exhibits to see. Recommend.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice with interesting finds, e.g. Wooden objects from the Stone Age. Nice reconstruction of the bastion.

Thank Helle Damgaard A
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

It's not very big but interesting museum inside the bastion that was built at the end of 16th century. It's mainly dedicated to archaeological findings of that area. Some of the findings belongs to 4th century BC (belts, tools, etc.). You'll also see weapon, cuirasses,...More

1  Thank Ruisenor_NatalyS
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent value for money. There are wonderful archeological finds , some dating back to 5th-4th century bc . The restauration has been sympathathetically done .

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to visit, part of Vilnius history. For a cheap ticket you can visit this bastion, interesting pieces of history inside, many archeological finds about the iron age and about the many battles fought to save or conquest the city. Many weapons, parts of...More

Thank Giuseppe C
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

To walk along the wall, I would suggest to start from the Gate of Dawn. I went under the Gate of Dawn, and turn left, started walking along the wall. Some part of the wall looked like it was rebuilt, When I was there, it...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Saw the Artillery Bastion while I was walking around the old town and it was one of the landmarks in Vilnius.

Thank Quack H
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