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Cool Vilnius Street Art Around the Oldest Market

Cool Vilnius Street Art Around the Oldest Market, Vilnius, Lithuania (B)

When visiting the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, chances are you might start wondering if there’s a lighter side to this great, although at first glance, somewhat serious cultural city. And I am here to tell you that, of course, there is.

Just outside the old town, which, no doubt, you’ll be visiting, there’s Halės Turgus (Halės Market), the oldest market in the capital.

…as you approach the main entrance of Halės Market, you’ll definitely notice this ‘Paper Birds’ a cool mural overlooking the market entrance from across the street.

Did you know that only a few years ago this mural was created by a famous Italian street artist Millo?

Millo loves painting urban scenes and this one is no exception, reflecting the busy atmosphere of this vibrant corner of Vilnius. So snap a few great pictures for your steemit, instagram and other feeds, cross the street and head to the oldest market in the city…

There’s been a market in this particular location since the 15th century, where people first used to sell horses and later on grain. The building you see today was constructed just over a 100 years ago at the very start of the 20th century and now it is one of the city’s most popular places for grocery shopping. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Cool Vilnius Street Art Around the Oldest Market
Guide Location: Lithuania » Vilnius
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Vytene Laucyte
Read it on Author's Website: http://curioustovisit.com/vilnius-street-art-market/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hales Turgus
  • Paper Birds
  • Mural by Os Gemeos
  • Pylimo street