Vilnius, Lithuania

  • Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, and its largest city, with a population of 560,190 as of 2010. It is the seat of the Vilnius city municipality and of the Vilnius district municipality. It is also the capital of Vilnius County. Vilnius is a cosmopolitan city with diverse architecture. There are 65 churches in Vilnius. Aušros Vartai Street. The icon of The Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy is venerated in a chapel at the medieval gate at the top of this street. Like most medieval towns, Vilnius was developed around its Town Hall. The main artery, Pilies Street, links the Royal Palace with Town Hall. Other streets meander through the palaces of feudal lords and landlords, churches, shops and craftsmen's workrooms.

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Video: Unseen Lithuania Video: Unseen Lithuania This country is incredibly underrated - being off the typical travel radar though means that you can visit and have an entirely unique experience, without having to wait on long lines or deal with huge crowds. The city is rich in culture and histor
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Travel Tips: Hot Air Balloon Tour of Vilnius Travel Tips: Hot Air Balloon Tour of Vilnius See the city in an entirely unique and extraordinary way. Take a Hot Air Balloon Tour over the capital, or experience a number of other sights offered by this company in Lithuania. One of the most popular tours is the Flight over
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Travel Tip: The Uzupis District / Republic Travel Tip: The Uzupis District / Republic Uzupis is a district situated on a hill along the Vilnele river. A kind of blending of town and village, on April 1, 1997 its inhabitants "officially" declared the area to be an independent republic, with its own president, flag, and cons by Travel Expressions - Vilnius, Lithuania - - Reply