Siauliai Cathedral

Šiauliai, Lithuania

A Samogitian elder M. Kęsgaila built the first wooden church in Šiauliai in 1445. Later, the church was destroyed several times, burned down, until it got its present Renaissance appearance in the early 17th century. When pope John Paul II established Šiauliai Diocese, the church became a Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. The church is painted from inside and outside with two shades of white. The Cathedral is surrounded by a brick wall with small watch towers at corners and firing openings.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Religious sites in Lithuania

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Roberta Urbietyte (9 months ago)
Sad looking outside. Inappropriate for having a modern center outside
Arnas Jokšas (11 months ago)
Main and most beautiful place in Siauliai.
Igor Bulgakov (12 months ago)
The main sightseeing in the city, nice at night time
Margiris Burakauskas (14 months ago)
Could be warmer at winter
Agne Danaite (15 months ago)
Beautiful Cathedral. Worth to visit in Šiauliai city.
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