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Vilnius Private Tour: Uzhupis City Walking Tour
"Although Uzhupis (Užupis) is a vital neighbourhood in Vilnius City it beats to the rhythm of its own drum. As this neighbourhood is separated by a river from the old town it's name hails from a literal phrase “beyond the river” pronounced ‘Uzhupis’. Back in the day Uzhupis used to be a drowsy even rough neighbourhood but today it's an artists paradise and bohemian Vilnius getaway often compared to Montmartre in Paris or Kristiania in Copenhagen. Through the initiative of some Uzhupis residents
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Day Tour around Vilnius city and Trakai Castle
"Tour starts by discovering Vilnius old town: from classical Town Hall the small church of St. Anna - a gem of Gothic architecture old Vilnius University central Cathedral square. Then move to ""another"" republic of Lithuania - Uzupis area with its Angel and unique constitution. Church of St. Peter and Paul - one of the most beautiful catholic Church also be visited on the tour. After that you explore Vilnius surroundings - unique geological monument - Puckoriai exposure with its enchantin authentic Exile Memorial which reminds the painful part of Lithuanian history. Besides you visit literary Markuciai Manor
From EUR60.00
 
Vilnius Private Tour: Uzhupis City Walking Tour
"Although Uzhupis (Užupis) is a vital neighbourhood in Vilnius City it beats to the rhythm of its own drum. As this neighbourhood is separated by a river from the old town it's name hails from a literal phrase “beyond the river” pronounced ‘Uzhupis’. Back in the day Uzhupis used to be a drowsy even rough neighbourhood but today it's an artists paradise and bohemian Vilnius getaway often compared to Montmartre in Paris or Kristiania in Copenhagen. Through the initiative of some Uzhupis residents
From EUR11.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Vilniaus Apskritis

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Sovietic-era buildings and other relicts

Grutas Park (Gruto Parkas) is a large outdoor park which exhibits all sorts of Soviet relicts, such as sculptures, monuments or vehicles. It was opened in 2001 by a private entrepreneur. The park is...
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Statues and fountains

This statue is in honour of the Lithuanian novelist Žemaitė (1845-1921). Her real name was Julija Beniuševičiūtė-Žymantienė. She was born into a poor Polish speaking family,...
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Trakai

The 13. and 14. centuries was a time of struggles against the crusaders of the Teutonic Order. During the second half of the 14th century a stone castle was built in Trakai, the temporary residence...
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Districts of Vilnius

I agree that the buildings from the TV Tower look grey, but leave the tower and walk between the building and see the people. I've been staying with a young family for several weeks now.They are both...
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TV tower

The skyline of Vilnius is dominated by TV Tower located in the suburbs, southwest of the centre/downtown. With the height of 326 m (1071 ft) it was the tallest tower in Lithuania and the second...
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Churches

Since I talked about this church just here above, let's show it! ;-) It's really not too off the beaten path, since it lies in Lukiškių aikste, a big green square between the Parliament...
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Old town details

Walking south from the Town Walls and the Bastion we passed through some old streets with old houses really in bad conditions, which need absolutely some restorations, after which they could become...
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Famous buildings

I took a morning walk from my Crowne Plaza Hotel. Walking eastwards M.K. Ciurlionio gatve (street) I could see this building with two white domes on my picture in a park on the left (north) at...
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Modern buildings

I had to zoom when I was walking around the observation deck of Vilnius TV tower. And...in the middle of cement desert of Soviet-style identical grey apartments buildings I saw... look at my picture....
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Cemeteries

The Bernadine Cemetery (Bernadinu kapines) was founded in 1810 by Bernadine monks on the site of an old cemetery. It was closed in the 1970's and since then remained almost unchanged. It contains...
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Europe park

Little known fact - The geographical centre of Europe is 15-20 km north of Vilnius. So, no, it's not Germany/Switzerland/Poland as one might have thought. We had hoped to get there, but apparently...
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Zaliasis bridge

Across the river, check out the Stalin-era statues. Legend has it Lithuanians left the statues up as a way to poke fun of the old Soviet regime. The statue photo apparently pays tribute to industry...
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Wooden architecture

I could see only a few wooden houses in Vilnius but exclusively outside the old town. Well, the compact urban area of the old town was wooden in the old past but was surely damaged by fires. Only...
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Panoramas

I always say that the best way to enjoy a town is just going around with no particular goal... in fact here we found this very nice view of the new town, with some older buildings in the front, the...
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Top Hotels in Vilniaus Apskritis

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Didzioji 35/2, Vilnius, 2001, Lithuania
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Bernardinu str 8 / 8, Vilnius, 01124, Lithuania
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Gaono str 7, Vilnius, 2024, Lithuania
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Gedimino Avenue 23, Vilnius, 01103, Lithuania
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Gedimino Ave 16, Vilnius, 01103, Lithuania
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24 Pilies Street, Vilnius, 2001, Lithuania
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Top Things to Do in Vilniaus Apskritis

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Cathedral

My walk down from the railway station through the Old Town took me past many beautiful looking churches - and I never stopped to go in any of them - and the reason was that if I only had time for one,...
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Gediminas castle

Castles on thie site of the present Gediminas Castle date back to the 13th century. The current castle was named after the Grand Duke of Lithuania. The castle tower that is visible today was...
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Gates of Dawn

The Gates of Dawn were originally part of the city walls, but later they were converted into a chapel. The chapel dates from the 16th century and houses an image of the Virgin Mary. The image which...
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Hill of Three Crosses

I first became aware of the Three Crosses while on top of Castle Hill. The crosses appeared between a grove of trees. They are located in what locals call Kalnu Parkas. According to a local...
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Church of St Ann

Simply stunning in its beauty is St. Anne's Church. I first approached it from across the street from some knitting trees. The church is located on the left bank of the Vilnia River. The...
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Uzupis district

Uzupis is an ideal neighbourhood to just walk around. It's not too big and easily reached. When walking through Uzupio make sure to look into some of the backyards - that's where the quarter's real...
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Sonic747

"Vilniaus Apskritis"
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"Vilnius- capital of Lithuania"
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