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Pazaislis Monastery, Kaunas

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#5 of 18 in Historic Sites in Kaunas
Religious Site · Tourist Spot
Pažaislis Monastery and the Church of the Visitation (Lithuanian: Pažaislio vienuolynas ir Švenčiausios Mergelės Marijos apsilankymo pas Elžbietą bažnyčia, Polish: Klasztor w Pożajściu) form the largest monastery complex in Lithuania, and the most magnificent example of Baroque architecture in the country. Church of the Visitation is the most marble-decorated Baroque church of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It is situated in the Petrašiūnai elderate of Kaunas, Lithuania, on a peninsula in the Kaunas Reservoir near the Kaunas Yacht Club. It was declared a cultural monument and a site of Catholic pilgrimage in Lithuania.
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TripAdvisor
  • The Monastery is worth a visit but is missing a professional touch. The church feels like it is still under renovation but looks like it will never be finished anytime soon with little evidence of...  more »
  • We visited the Pažaislis Monastery and the Church of the Visitation during our vehicle transfer from Riga to Vilnius. It was closed by the time we arrived but our guide from Traveller Tours was able....  more »
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  • Very quiet and beautiful place, you can see this is an old place. Entrance location was not easy to find so we went from the exit door on the left side of grounds by accident, because someone just came out. No idea does this cost anything
  • Perfect place to relieve your mind, offers a lot of walking, perfect view near the river, one problem might be the parking during events, lots of vehicles occupying the space.

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