Vilnius Old Town and Uzupis-district of artists

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Tour Number

Activity Level

116695


Categories

Religious Heritage, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Norwegian (fluent), English (fluent)

Vilnius, Old town, Uzupis, Amber museum, Walking, Castle


During this excursion we will walk in Vilnius Old Town, Uzupis- which is considered as bohemian district of the city, amber gallery.
Vilnius Old Town is one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe. 25 churches, two castles, medieval streets, old campus of university from 16th century, city wall with the Gate of Dawn, medieval Jewish quarters which became ghettos during the World War II. All these and other sites we will explore together.
Uzupis- district of artists is one of the most interesting places in the town. Community of artists declared independence from Lithuania 1997 April 1st. Now April 1st is the day of independence of Uzupis. We will explore the district with its galleries, artists, constitution and sculptures.
I will tel you not only history, but also what we eat and how we speak and live. It is possible to make a break and taste Lithuanian beer or food for additional price.

Itinerary

Vilnius old town:
Castle, Cathedral, University, Ghetto, City hall, Churches, City wall, Amber gallery, Pagan heritage, panoramic view of the city, bastion and more.

Uzupis:
Uzupis Angel, Constitution, Gallery of local artists, Tibet Square, local market if it is open.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At the hotel.

End location: At the hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

I am flexible and If I am not busy I can make it longer.

What’s Included

Other: Meeting at the hotel, guiding, recommendations, reservations.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3 EUR - If you want to make a coffee/beer break, we can make it in some cozy cafe.

A Recent Review of this tour

Had a great afternoon with Lukas. He's on-time, friendly, informative and speaks clear English. A nice introduction to the city.
Tom Holum

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