14 Best Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania

14 Best Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (B)

For visitors to the Baltic region, the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius is an essential stop. Like the other capitals of the region, Vilnius has plenty of character and you won’t be short on sights to see. The best things to do in Vilnius range from historical landmarks to modern curiosities, which means even people with different interests should find attractions that intrigue them.

Now, while I saw some of the main Vilnius sights during my first visit, I failed to click with Vilnius first time around. That made me even more keen to return to the city and form a better second opinion. Safe to say, my second visit went far better and I think that’s because I explored wider this time around and with more time there, I really got a grasp of which Vilnius attractions best reflect the city. I’ve put together this list of the best places to visit in Vilnius so that you too can see what’s special about Vilnius.

In terms of symbolic Vilnius sights, the Gediminas Tower may be one of the city’s most important. This lone tower on a hill right in the heart of Vilnius is all that’s left of the city’s Upper Castle. The tower has been a common icon of the city over the years and was where the Lithuania flag was flown from in 1988 as Lithuania began its push for becoming independent again. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 14 Best Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania
Guide Location: Lithuania » Vilnius
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: David Johnston
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.travelsewhere.net/things-to-do-in-vilnius/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Gediminas Tower
  • The Three Crosses
  • Cathedral Square
  • Dawn Gate
  • Neris Riverfront
  • Vilnius Cathedral
  • Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
  • Uzupis
  • St. Anne’s Church
  • Presidential Palace
  • Daukanto Square
  • Town Hall Square
  • Halle Market
  • Vilnius Street Art
  • Gediminas Avenue
  • Lithuanian Parliament
  • National Museum
  • Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights
  • MO Museum
  • Museum of Illusions