Located on the bnks of the Neris river in the east of Lithuania not far from the border to Belarus, Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city with 540000 inhabitants. Vilnius was first established in the 13-14th centuries around a fortress on Gediminas hill. By the end of the 16th century Vilnius was one of the largest eastern European cities. The historic core of Vilnius is located around cathedral square and is relatively small. It contains several Baroque and Neoclassical buildings. The historic centre of Vilnius has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994
01 Vilnius cathedral 02 Vilnius cathedral 03 Vilnius cathedral
04 Vilnius cathedral 05 Statue of Gediminas 06 Statue of Gediminas
07 Cathedral square 08 Gediminas tower 09 Park 10 Path to Gediminas hill
11 Cathedral square 12 Cathedral of Vilnius 13 Church of St Johns 14 Statue of Gediminas
15 Vilnius cathedral and Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania 16 Bernardinai garden 17 Bernardinai park
18 St Anne church 19 St Anne church 20 St Anne church interior 21 Neris river and Gediminas hill 22 National museum of Lithuania
23 Gediminas hill at night 24 Gediminas hill at night 01 Pilies street 02 Pilies street
03 Red brick house 04 Church heritage museum 05 Narutis hotel
06 Town hall square
07 Town hall square
08 Town hall square
09 Town hall square 10 Church of St Casimir 11 Town hall square
12 Church of St Casimir 13 Church of St Casimir 14 Neoclassical buildings in Didzioji street 15 Lithuanian national philharmonic society
16 Vilnius university 17 Presidential palace
18 Presidential palace 19 Hotel Kempinski 20 Research council of Lithuania 01 Hales Turgus market
02 Double woman statue 03 Three muses 04 Lithuanian national drama theatre 05 Post office 06 Hotel Novotel
07 Vincas Kudirka monument and girls 08 Lithuanian national opera and ballet theatre 09 Neris river
01 Vilnius 02 Skyline 03 Vilnius skyline
04 Neris river and modern Vilnius 05 Modern Vilnius at night
06 Vilnius skyline 07 Old town
08 Panoramic view of old town
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