VILNIUS, LITHUANIA: ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. PARASKEVA


Orthodox Church โ›ช๏ธ of St. Paraskeva with market in front.
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โ€œDating back to the middle of the 14th century and built on the site of what is believed to be a former pagan place of worship, the Orthodox Church of St. Paraskeva claims to be the first church in Vilnius to be made of stone and to also be the location of the baptism in 1705 of Hannibal, the African prince and great grandfather of Alexander Pushkin.โ€ (iyp)
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Vilnius, Lithuania ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
28dec21

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น: THE CHAPEL OF OUR LADY OF THE GATE OF DAWN

The Gate of Dawn, the chapel of Our Lady of the Gate of Dawn is in the middle behind the glass window.
Built between 1503 and 1522 .
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Vilnius, Lithuania ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
27dec21

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น: SOUTH SIDE OF THE GATE OF DAWN

Southern side of The Gate of Dawn.
Itโ€™s a city gate and one of its most important religious, historical and cultural monuments. It is a major site of Catholic pilgrimage in Lithuania.
It was built between 1503 and 1522 as a part of defensive fortifications.
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Vilnius, Lithuania ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
26dec21

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น: IMMORTALITY

โ€œ๐’ฏ๐’ฝ๐‘’ ๐“‚๐‘œ๐“‡๐‘’ ๐“Ž๐‘œ๐“Š ๐“ˆ๐“Š๐’ธ๐’ธ๐‘’๐‘’๐’น ๐’พ๐“ƒ ๐“๐‘œ๐“‹๐’พ๐“ƒ๐‘”, ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐‘’ ๐“‚๐‘œ๐“‡๐‘’ ๐“Ž๐‘œ๐“Š’๐“๐“ ๐’ท๐‘’ ๐’ธ๐‘œ๐“ƒ๐“‹๐’พ๐“ƒ๐’ธ๐‘’๐’น ๐’ถ๐“‰ ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐‘’ ๐‘’๐“๐’พ๐“ˆ๐“‰๐‘’๐“ƒ๐’ธ๐‘’ ๐‘œ๐’ป ๐’ข๐‘œ๐’น ๐’ถ๐“ƒ๐’น ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐‘’ ๐’พ๐“‚๐“‚๐‘œ๐“‡๐“‰๐’ถ๐“๐’พ๐“‰๐“Ž ๐‘œ๐’ป ๐“Ž๐‘œ๐“Š๐“‡ ๐“ˆ๐‘œ๐“Š๐“.โ€
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๐น๐“Ž๐‘œ๐’น๐‘œ๐“‡ ๐’Ÿ๐‘œ๐“ˆ๐“‰๐‘œ๐‘’๐“‹๐“ˆ๐“€๐“Ž
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๐’ฑ๐’พ๐“๐“ƒ๐’พ๐“Š๐“ˆ, ๐ฟ๐’พ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐“Š๐’ถ๐“ƒ๐’พ๐’ถ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
๐Ÿค๐Ÿฉ๐’น๐‘’๐’ธ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฃ
โ€œIdioto svajonฤ—s paฤios graลพiausios.โ€
~ Sigitas Parulskis
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Vilnius, Lithuania ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
26dec21

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น STREET ART: BACKPACKING EINSTEIN

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ: @ettoja ะญะขะžะฏ https://instagram.com/ettoja?utm_medium=copy_link

The artist used to spend a lot of time as a teenager in a computer club on the corner, so, to finally realize his dream of painting a mural in such a high-profile spot (next to the bus and train stations,) had to be surreal.
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Location: V. ล openo g. 4 / Sodu g. 17
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Vilnius, Lithuania ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
26dec2021

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น: BASILIAN MONASTERY GATE

The Basilian Monastery Gate
Built in 1761.
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๐ธ๐“‹๐‘’๐“‡๐“Ž๐‘œ๐“ƒ๐‘’ ๐“๐‘œ๐‘œ๐“€๐“ˆ ๐’ป๐‘œ๐“‡ ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐‘’ ๐‘”๐‘œ๐‘œ๐’น, ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐‘’๐“‡๐‘’๐’ป๐‘œ๐“‡๐‘’ ๐‘’๐“‹๐‘’๐“‡๐“Ž๐‘œ๐“ƒ๐‘’ ๐“๐‘œ๐‘œ๐“€๐“ˆ ๐’ป๐‘œ๐“‡ ๐’ข๐‘œ๐’น.
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๐’ฎ๐’ถ๐’พ๐“ƒ๐“‰ ๐ต๐’ถ๐“ˆ๐’พ๐“
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๐’ฑ๐’พ๐“๐“ƒ๐’พ๐“Š๐“ˆ, ๐ฟ๐’พ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐“Š๐’ถ๐“ƒ๐’พ๐’ถ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
๐Ÿค๐Ÿจ๐’น๐‘’๐’ธ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฃ

VILNIUS, LITHUANIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น: RASPUTIN

๐น๐‘œ๐“‡๐‘’๐“‹๐‘’๐“‡ ๐“ˆ๐‘’๐‘’๐“€๐’พ๐“ƒ๐‘” ๐‘…๐’ถ๐“ˆ๐“…๐“Š๐“‰๐’พ๐“ƒโ€ฆ
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๐’ฑ๐’พ๐“๐“ƒ๐’พ๐“Š๐“ˆ, ๐ฟ๐’พ๐“‰๐’ฝ๐“Š๐’ถ๐“ƒ๐’พ๐’ถ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡น
๐Ÿค๐Ÿจ๐’น๐‘’๐’ธ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฃ

RIGA, LATVIA: FREEDOM OPERA

Theย Latvian National Opera and Balletย (LNOB) – Completed in 1863
Theย Freedom Monumentย 
honouring soldiers killed during theย Latvian War of Independenceย (1918โ€“1920). It is considered an important symbol of the freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Latvia. Built in 1930’s.

25dec21 Riga, Latvia

RIGA, LATVIA ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป: ICE, ICE BABY

โ€œ๐š†๐š‘๐šŠ๐šโ€™๐šœ ๐š’๐š— ๐šœ๐š๐š˜๐š›๐šŽ ๐š๐š˜๐š› ๐š–๐šŽ ๐š’๐š— ๐š๐š‘๐šŽ ๐š๐š’๐š›๐šŽ๐šŒ๐š๐š’๐š˜๐š— ๐™ธ ๐š๐š˜๐š—โ€™๐š ๐š๐šŠ๐š”๐šŽ?โ€
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~ ๐™น๐šŠ๐šŒ๐š” ๐™บ๐šŽ๐š›๐š˜๐šž๐šŠ๐šŒ
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๐š๐š’๐š๐šŠ, ๐™ป๐šŠ๐š๐šŸ๐š’๐šŠ ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป
๐Ÿธ๐Ÿบ๐š๐šŽ๐šŒ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿท

24dec21 Riga, Latvia ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ป