The Cathedral of Vilnius is the main Roman Catholic Cathedral of Lithuania. It is situated in the Old Town District, and it’s the centre of Lithuania’s Catholic faith. Inside, there are more than forty works of art dating from the 16th through the 19th centuries; including frescoes and paintings of various sizes. During the restoration of the Cathedral, the altars of a presumed pagan temple and the original floor, were uncovered.
A distinctive part of the Cathedral is its bell tower, situated several yards from the cathedral itself, a feature more commonly found in Italy. The lower part of this tower was one of twelve towers of the ancient city walls that surrounded a medieval Castle. The upper part of the tower was added in 18th century, while the neo-classical finish was added in 19th century, during the reconstruction of the cathedral.
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