Vinco Kudirkos aikštė/ Vincas Kudirka square

Gedimino st. 7
Vilnius

Vinco Kudirkos aikštė/ Vincas Kudirka square

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Vinco Kudirkos aikštė – XIX a. susiformavusi miesto erdvė Vilniaus centre, ribojama dabartinių Gedimino prospekto ir Vilniaus gatvių. Aikštė užima 1,4 hektaro plotą. LDK laikais aikštės teritorija buvo Vilniaus priemiesčio zonoje. XVI–XIX a. pirmoje pusėje mažai užstatytoje aplinkoje vyravo Vilniaus Šv. Jurgio bažnyčia, o dalį aikštės apėmė sodas. 1836 m. nutiesus Šv. Jurgio prospektą susidarė Šv. Jurgio aikštė.2007 m. aikštei suteiktas V. Kudirkos vardas, o 2009 m. jam pastatytas paminklas. Vincas Kudirka – Lietuvos gydytojas, prozininkas, poetas, publicistas, kritikas, vertėjas, varpininkas, laikraščio „Varpas“ redaktorius, vienas iš lietuvių tautinio sąjūdžio ideologų. Lietuvos himno autorius.

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Vincas Kudirka Square - the nineteenth century space formed in the city center of Vilnius, current limits are Gediminas Avenue and Vilnius street. Square covers 1.4 hectares. Durin Grand times the square was a suburban area of Vilnius. In the first halb of XVI-XIX centuries in this environments was built Church of St. George, which included part of the square garden. In 1836 was constructed St. St. George's prospectus in addition George square was created. In 2009 this square was renamed as Vincas Kudirka square. Vincas Kudirka - Lithuanian doctor, writer, poet, critic, translator, newspaper 'Bell' editor, one of Lituaninian national movements participator. Lithuanian anthem author.

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