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Famous for its rich history, lively nightlife and UNESCO-listed Old Town, the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius is bursting with things to see and do. From soaking up panoramic views from the Three Crosses Monument to wandering down the pretty cobbles of Pilies Street, there's plenty to interest all kinds of travellers.

Vilnius’ Old Town – otherwise known as Senamiestis – is one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Europe, awash with historic buildings in a range of different styles. Here, you’ll find baroque and Gothic churches, palaces galore and the hilltop Gediminas' Tower which overlooks the entire city. Don't miss getting a photograph of the 16th-century Gates of Dawn – one of Lithuania's most important pilgrimage sites.

You can learn more about Lithuania’s wartime history in the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights – a site housed in a former KGB building which includes an exhibition of documents, photographs, maps and other items depicting the Sovietisation of the region in the 1940s. Other spots offering insights into the country’s history include the VVGŽM Tolerance Centre, the National Museum of Lithuania and the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

If you’re looking for a cutting-edge nightlife scene and tasty restaurants, then look no further than Vilnius. The city offers a plethora of entertainment options, from heavy metal dive bars to vast electronic clubs and everything in between.


From $34 per night

This weekend

From $138 per night

Next weekend

From $118 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency € 1 = $1.06
Language Lithuanian
Average weekend price $79 per night
Average weekday price $82 per night
Average stay 1 night

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Clean, beautiful, very safe city !

September 24, 2023

Clean, beautiful, very safe city ! A very walkable city e.g walking by the Neris River. And Good public transportation - very easy and inexpensive to get around with bus or Uber or train (to Kaunas or other cities). Next visit: I would avoid taking taxi at the Vilnius main train station.

A&J Canada

Great city, beautiful architecture and a lot of shady, green...

September 15, 2023

Great city, beautiful architecture and a lot of shady, green parks. I've been there for a business, but I would recommend to visit Vilnius in early Autumn or late Spring - not too hot or too cold, feels just right. By the way, there's delicious cuisine, so check the restaurants in the old town. For oysters and seafood I'd recommend the "Selfish", for meat and steaks - the "Meating room". Also there're tons of breweries and distilleries, which can make leisure walks even more pleasant.

SavageHenry Ukraine

Užupius is fantastic, but just for certain people.

September 10, 2023

Užupius is fantastic, but just for certain people. For people as me Angel house was ideal. But you should love Užupius or place as Christiania in Kopenhagen if you want to live there. The whole Vilnius has very nice old town. At beginning of September the weather was just fantastic!

Gius55 Czech Republic

An amazing city we had a wonderful time.

September 1, 2023

An amazing city we had a wonderful time. I would come back for a future visit. The scale of the city is manageable so not too overwhelming. So much history too which makes it interesting. We had a strict rule of only Lithuania food which is so good. Having Catholic and Orthodox churches right next to each other is interesting. So much to enjoy here.

hamish United Kingdom

Lovely place, a bit owerpriced, way to many english names of...

August 30, 2023

Lovely place, a bit owerpriced, way to many english names of busineses, looses its authenticity. Dont mind few choises but they shuld keep their own traditions more, and way too many Ukraine flags, i underztand they support them but the lower them selfes there too


A beautiful, clean city full of historical places and 2...

August 18, 2023

A beautiful, clean city full of historical places and 2 sanctuaries Divine Mercy and Madonna The Mother of Misericordia in the old city gate. Plenty of churches and temples. The oldest University to the East of Vistula River. Still visible traces of Polish culture despite the efforts of its eradication by Lithuanian authorities (Adomas Mickievicius, Hippolitas Jundilas, Juzefas Jarosevicius instead of Adam Mickiewicz, Hippolit Jundzill, Jozef Jaroszewicz) Amazing baroque churches. Beautiful Synagogue. Pretty Orthodox churches. Delicious Lithuanian/Polish kitchen. (Etno Dvaras restaurants - the best value for money) Languages heard on the streets: Lithuanian and Russian. Information mostly in Lithuanian and some in English hardly anything in Russian and almost nothing (except churches) in Polish.

Krzysztof United Kingdom

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