On the same sunny day that J and I walked to the Bernardine Cemetery, we also decided to stroll all the way down Gedimino street to visit a church that we had only seen from a distance. This Russian Orthodox church (you can tell by the slanted horizontal crossbeam on the cross at the top of the church) has a mouthful of a name - Church of the Apparition of the Holy Mother of God - whew!
Similar to other Orthodox churches, the inside is decorated with numerous icons and places to light candles. The inside is beautiful, but not notably different from other Orthodox churches that I've been to around the world. I'm sorry that I don't have any photos to show from the inside, but I just felt uncomfortable photographing the inside - better to play it on the safe side than be disrespectful!
One thing I that was unexpected to me was that some women covered their hair when entering the church. I checked to see if this was necessary before entering (I had a scarf with me), it was not, but this is something I've never seen before in an Orthodox church. Does anyone know if this is specific to certain regions?
Do you visit churches when you travel?