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Vilnius Travel Guide, Lithuania

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and is emerging as a popular tourist’s destination of Europe. This place is home to one of the largest medieval quarters in Europe. The old town in Vilnius, holds the pleasure of being listed in UNESCO’s world heritage list because it includes thousands of medieval, renaissance, gothic and baroque buildings. The KGB Museum is one of the most popular attractions of this place and is located in a soviet prison. The13th century Higher Castle is especially popular among tourists as from here they can enjoy a view of the entire city.

Vilnius Travel Guide -Top attractions

Tourists can enjoy visiting the popular cultural and historical landmarks of this place that include Paneriai (Ponar), Signatory's House, Television Tower (Televizijos Bokstas) and Frank Zappa Statue. This place has many museums such as the Lower Castle Museum (Zemutines Pilies Muziejus), the KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) and the Amber Museum Gallery where the tourists can explore amazing artefacts and artistic materials made by renowned local artists. Tourists must explore the Zaliasis Tiltas, Kenessa and Gediminas Tower so as to get acquainted with the architectural legacy of this region.

Tourists can also visit the beautiful neighbourhood of this place that includes the Old Town and Uzupis.

Stebuklas, the Map of the Ghetto and Castle Hill are some of the popular landmarks in Vilnius, Lithuania. Tourists can have an educational trip by visiting popular educational sites of this place that include Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas). This place has many religious sites like Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai), the Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), Sts. Peter & Paul's Church, St. Casimir's Church (Sv. Kazimiero Baznycia) and Sts. Johns' Church (Sv. Jonu Baznycia). Tourists can enjoy picnicking in the popular parks and gardens of this place such as Vingio Parkas and Europos Parkas.

Clubbing, dining, shopping and accommodation

Tourists can enjoy clubbing in world class dance bars, gay clubs and nightclubs of this place such as Galaxy, Men’s Factory, Gravity and Lithuanian Wild Club. Tourists can enjoy casino games in Casino Planet, Grand Casino World and Olympic Casino. Tourists, craving for adult entertainment like strip shows or cabaret shows, can head over to Old Town.

One can enjoy shopping in Akropolis which is one of the largest shopping venues in entire Eastern Europe. In order to taste delicious food, tourists can try restaurants such as Sue's Indian Raja. Vilnius has many world class hotels such as Novotel Vilnius and Ramada Vilnius which are considered the best in terms of rooms, cleanness, room services, decoration and dining arrangements.

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  • veganbondGediminas Castle
    travel tip by veganbond posted more then 30 days ago
    It's one of the most popular symbols of Vilnius and even Lithuania. Howerer, just  one tower survided until our days.  It now houses a museum and an observa- tion platform. U can enjoy a a wonderful wiew to the Oldtown while...
  • veganbondSt. Ann's Church
    travel tip by veganbond posted more then 30 days ago
    This church has become a sort of visiting card for Vilnius. It is considered to be the masterpiece of late Lithuanian Gothic. It's a must to see it while visiting Vilnius. The small church is situated in front of the Bernardine Church...
  • danaVilnius
    travel tip by dana posted more then 30 days ago
    Cathedral Basilica and Bell Tower Once upon a time there was a King named Mindaugas who lived in what’s today Vilnius. The king was born a heathen but converted later in his life to Christianity. As a result of this conversion a...
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