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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
+370 5 261 2149
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank calvin722
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Very good museum of archaeological finds and Vilnius/Lithuanian history, within the walls of the Bastion of Defence, a short walk from the Gates of Dawn....only 4 euros to enter - and lovely views as well... Nearly all of the information in English as well as...More

1  Thank PattiM-S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Beautiful rooftop view of Vilnius! The bastion is small but very good looking outside and inside. Interesting displays are found inside.

Thank Neringa P
Reviewed 5 August 2017

A walk from here to the Gates of Dawn gives you a good perspective of the old city's defenses. This was very interesting to me. Sad that we can't enter and see what it looked like from the top.

Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Bastion of Vilnius and City wall, is part of the Vilnius Defensive Wall, it's a Renaissance-style fortification characterised by its original construction. It consists of a tower installed in the city defence wall, underground gun ports and a connecting corridor, which turns into a...More

Thank PlanetAirlines
Reviewed 2 July 2017

It was good to see what the wall used to look like. It is rather sad though that this is the last part of the town wall.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Found its historical significance more interesting than its visual impact Worth visiting if you are in the area

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying so close to this place and it looks so great at night with all the lights!From this point you can see the old town, tree crosses hill, Gedeminas tower...Everything in lights!

1  Thank Anastasia T
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A lot of places have city walls but I have never been inside them like this. Just for the structure it's worth a visit but there is a cheeky little archeology exhibition too - small enough that it is still interesting to someone who isn't...More

1  Thank Stripey_Gnome
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