1) Trakai Castle
The 600-year old home of the grand dukes, now renovated as a museum, and no longer heated by hot air.
2) KGB Museum
Political prisoners were held in cells under the central KGB offices in Vilnius and subjected to various kinds of mistreatment.
A rustic restaurant and park in Palanga with traditional Lithuanian food and goods
An extravert’s dream: shopping, movie theaters, ice-skating, music, shopping, bowling, gelato, and shopping.
An introvert’s nightmare: shopping, movie theaters, ice-skating, music, shopping, bowling, gelato, and shopping.
During the Soviet era, the cathedral housed Vilnius’ auto repair shop. The statues on its roof represent the three traditions of Christianity in Lithuania: Catholicism, Orthodoxy, and Protestantism.
The stone commemorates the miracle (stebuklas in Lithuanian) of the peaceful protest of the Baltic States against the Soviet Union, known as the Baltic Way. This is where a chain of Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians holding hands from Tallinn to Vilnius ended.
‘cuz new clothes aren’t nearly as exciting
Gediminas, the founder of Vilnius, constructed his castle on a hill overlooking the city. He dreamt that an iron wolf told him to build a city here.
Because why not have an eccentric artist community with its own constitution in the middle of the capital?
Where you can see those old ladies lay down a fat beet