Friday, December 9, 2016

Vilnius-churches

As a result of the Soviet rule, Vilnius's churches are in a vulnerable condition.

The Orthodox Holy Trinity

outer gate

inner gate


barely present wall painting



salvaged part of the wall painting


Saint Anne









remodeling




Saint Casimir

an unusual gargoyle
 Church of St. Teresa (of Liseaux)



a scene from the everyday life of a nun

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary







Former Dominican Church of the Holy Spirit




Gates of Dawn-a gate in Vilnius city walls and a shrine

the long, rather unprepossessing entrance hall

offerings


view of the walls from the shrine

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Cathedral Square

Cathedral



pigeons enjoying the wheat circling the main entrance


Ducal Palace