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Russian Orthodox Church of St Paraskeva, Vilnius: 10 reviews and 20 photos
The Orthodox Church of St. Parasceve (Pyatnickaya) was the first church in Vilnius which was made of stone. It was built in 1345 on the site of a pagan temple.
In 1705, the African prince Abram Petrovich Gannibal who is the great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin was batised here.
After major fire damage in WWII, the church was completely reconstructed in 1949. During the Soviet era it was used as a museum of painting.
The Orthodox Church of St. Parasceve is situated right in the touristy heart of Vilnius' old town, where the pedestrianised streets Pilies and Didzioji meet.
Address: Orthodox Church of St. Parasceve, Didzioji 2, Vilnius
Address: Didzioji gatve 2
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