Explore the impressive architecture of Vilnius on a guided walking tour in Old Town and Uzupis Quarter. Start at the Palace of the Grand Dukes, take in views from the bell tower of St John's Church and cross the bridge to Uzupis.
Vilnius, Lithuanian capital, is a fascinating, beautiful, bewitching town that attracts travelers for its ‘old city’ charisma. The conflicted and tragic history of the country and its capital means that a trip to Vilnius will be an unforgettable experience in which wars and conflicts of the past can be remembered and the spirit of freedom and resistance that filled the town during the Soviet occupation can be discovered.Vilnius somehow remains a city of artists and dreamers as well as the wealthiest city in Lithuania.While there you will want to visit Gedimias Hill that is the spot the city was first founded on, as well as the Erzsébetváros & the Jewish Quarter to learn more about Lithuana, and Europe’s, tragic history. Another sight to see, related to the darker part of European history, is Stalin Park, otherwise known as Grutas Park, a Lithuanian open-air sculpture garden with relics from the times of the Lithuanian SSR.
On the other hand the Gates of Dawn, the last standing gate of ancient Vilnius, will give you an idea of the ancient city along with the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin, both dating back to the 16th century.A visit to Lithuania and its capital will surely fill your time with much to see, learn and feel.