Top 10 Attractions in Vilnius (2018)


1. Vilnius Old Town


πŸ“ Cityscape, Historic, Architecture

Vilnius Old Town – Highlights

  • Medieval town full of historic buildings
  • Home to many cultural heritage landmarks
  • Remarkably diverse architectural styles
  • Fine restaurants, cafes, and street markets
  • Lithuania’s World Heritage Site

🌐 Main Website


2. Gediminas Castle Tower


πŸ“ Tower, Museum, Observation Deck

Gediminas Castle Tower – Highlights

  • Historic castle tower in Gediminas Hill
  • Museum with exhibits of medieval armaments
  • Reconstruction models of Vilnius castles on display
  • Open-air platform with panoramic views of Vilnius

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Sep
    • Daily: 10:00 – 21:00
  • Oct – Mar
    • Daily: 10:00 – 18:00

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 5 EUR
  • Children: 2 EUR
  • Guided Tour: from 10 EUR

🌐 Main Website


3. St. Anne’s Church


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture

St. Anne’s Church – Highlights

  • Beautiful church of the late Gothic period
  • Striking facade in Flamboyant Gothic style
  • Touch of Baroque in the interior and altar
  • Nearby 19th-century Neo-Gothic bell tower

Opening Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Tue-Sat: 10:30 – 18:30
    • Sun: 08:00 – 19:00
    • Mon: Closed
  • Oct – Apr
    • Tue-Fri: 16:30 – 18:30
    • Sat: 10:30 – 18:30
    • Sun: 08:00 – 17:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission
  • Donations appreciated

🌐 Main Website


4. Vilnius Cathedral & Bell Tower


πŸ“Β Religious Site, Museum, Tower

Vilnius Cathedral – Highlights

  • Magnificent cathedral with a 52m bell tower
  • Royal mausoleum in the cathedral’s crypts
  • Panoramic views of Vilnius from the tower
  • Collection of religious relics and artefacts

Opening Hours

  • Cathedral
    • Daily: 07:00 – 19:00
  • Crypts
    • Mon-Sat: 10:00 – 17:00
    • Sun: Closed

Bell Tower – Hours

  • May – Sep
    • Mon-Sat: 10:00 – 19:00
    • Sun: Closed
  • Oct – Apr
    • Mon-Sat: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Sun: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Crypts
    • Adults: 4.5 EUR
    • Children: 2.5 EUR
  • Bell Tower
    • Adults: 4.5 EUR
    • Children: 2.5 EUR
  • Crypts + Bell Tower
    • Adults: 7.5 EUR
    • Children: 4 EUR

🌐 Main Website


5. Museum of Genocide Victims (KGB Museum)


πŸ“ Museum, Historic

Museum of Genocide Victims – Highlights

  • Museum situated in a former KGB building
  • Learn the dark history of the Soviet regime
  • Former prison cells and execution chambers
  • Documentations of the Lithuanian resistance

Opening Hours

  • Wed-Sat: 10:00 – 18:00
  • Sun: 10:00 – 17:00
  • Mon-Tue: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 4 EUR
  • Children: Free
  • Guided Tour: from 15 EUR

🌐 Main Website


6. Gates of Dawn


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture, Historic

Gates of Dawn – Highlights

  • Historic city gate with a famous chapel
  • Miraculous painting of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Lovely chapel with ornate interior decorations

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 19:00

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


7. Church of St. Peter and St. Paul


πŸ“ Religious Site, Architecture, Art

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul – Highlights

  • Church with wonderful Baroque interior
  • Thousands of impressive stucco figures
  • Exquisite frescoes, paintings, and reliefs
  • Ornate chapel decors and liturgical objects

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 06:00 – 18:30

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


8. Bernardine Gardens


πŸ“ Garden, Nature, Light Show

Bernardine Gardens – Highlights

  • Beautiful public park with a pond
  • Informative botanical exhibitions
  • Spacious playgrounds for children
  • Lovely musical fountain light show

Opening Hours

  • Apr – Oct
    • Daily: 06:00 – 23:00
  • Nov – Mar
    • Daily: 07:00 – 22:00

Musical Fountain Show

  • Mon-Fri: 19:00 – 22:00
  • Sat-Sun: 12:00 – 21:00
  • Show starts every 15 mins

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


9. Three Crosses Hill & Monument


πŸ“ Monument, Hill, Panorama

Three Crosses Hill – Highlights

  • Scenic hill with spectacular sunsets
  • Home to three large white crosses
  • Panoramic views of Vilnius town
  • Walkways with romantic setting

Opening Hours

  • Daily: 24 hrs

Entrance Fee

  • Free admission

🌐 Main Website


10. Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania


πŸ“ Palace, Museum, Architecture

Palace of the Grand Dukes – Highlights

  • Reconstructed palace of the Grand Dukes
  • Models and artefacts of the ancient palace ruins
  • Halls in Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles
  • Rich collection of European applied and visual arts

Opening Hours

  • Jun – Aug
    • Mon-Wed: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Thu-Sat: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Sun: 10:00 – 16:00
  • Sep – May
    • Tue-Wed: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Thu: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Fri-Sat: 10:00 – 18:00
    • Sun: 10:00 – 20:00
    • Mon: Closed

Entrance Fee

  • Adults: 3 EUR
  • Children: 1.50 EUR
  • Guided Tour: 22 EUR

🌐 Main Website


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Author: Jeutravel.com
Date Published: 21 August 2017
Last Updated: 14 March 2018

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