Top Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania

Top Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (B)

There are just a few cities in Europe that have left a lasting impression on me. Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania and one of the least visited European capitals, was one of them. I cannot tell why exactly, but I think it’s because Lithuania felt like an isolated country and I had this feeling of being far away in an exotic place that few people know about. I visited three years ago and I haven’t been able to forget how much I enjoyed this Baltic city.

We visited in late October but the weather had already dropped to as low as -8 degrees. On the first evening, we tried to explore the neighborhood where we stayed at, but it was too cold! We hadn’t packed appropriately (I’d never do that today after 5.5 years in Europe ) and we layered every single piece of clothing we had but they were still not enough. Today I am sharing a list of suggested activities to do in Vilnius based on my own experience.

It goes without saying that old towns in European cities are not to be missed. Enter through the Gate of Dawn and start your tour of the UNESCO world heritage site. Notable sites include Vilnius Cathedral, bell tower that stands right next to the cathedral, Vilnius castle complex that has three castles (Upper, Lower and Crooked Castles), St. Anne’s Church, Town Hall and the old town square, among others. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Things to Do in Vilnius, Lithuania
Guide Location: Lithuania » Vilnius
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Pooja Gautam
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Gate of Dawn
  • Vilnius Cathedral
  • St. Anne’s Church
  • Town Hall
  • Gediminas Tower