Photographer's Note

This is the Cathedral of Vilnius. The Cathedral is located in the Old Town of the city. Today is Lithuania's main Roman Catholic Cathedral: However, during the Sovjet times it was used as a picture gallery and storage. Masses started to be held here in 1985 when it was still officially a picture gallery. In 1989 it regained status as Cathedral. A thorough renovation was carried out between 2006 and 2008.
The first cathedral in this place was built in the13th century. during the centuries the Cathedral has suffered from fires, flood, and damage from invaders etc. and has been rebuilt and remodeled many.times It got its more or less its present appearance in the in the early 19th century.

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Additional Photos by ulf eriksson (UlfE) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2518 W: 81 N: 3654] (14641)
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