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Welcome to Vilnius

Welcome to Vilnius-The"Jerusalem of Lita" 

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania, and the most populous city in the country. It is the capital of Vilnius County and archbishopric. It has a historic Baroque center of the most extensive and best preserved of Europe, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Information and fact

Nightlife

Vilnius offers a variety of choices for the night. The number of bars and clubs in Vilnius is very high for a city inhabited by just half a million people.You need to know are the right places.There are 2 main areas of clubbing in Vilnius. Both are within walking distance to one from each other, so if you don’t like first one just move on to another next club.

Shopping

Shopping in Vilnius is frolic and, in the case of some products (notably Lithuanian cigarettes and alcohol), a hell of a lot cheaper than it's in the Occident. The main shopping areas can be dividedinto the 2 areas of Old Town (antiques,books,amber old and new and also nice pieces of art) and parts of the city’s upper class street, Gedimino (mobile phones,designer clothes, and more books).

Sightseeing

In the summer it would be a shame to lose in Lithuania and nature, in particular the national parks and lakes. You must also take a trip to the Curonian peninsula, declared World Heritage by UNESCO, you might take the opportunity to visit the Hill of Crosses in Šiauliai, although both are located at some distance from Vilnius and need to stop for a night. Closer to Vilnius are Kernave and Moletai, the first is a historical site of great interest, the latter is famous for its beautiful lakes.Finally, if you still have a day off, take a bus and go to Gruto Parkas near Druskininkai is a theme park where the old statues were brought to Lithuania from the Soviet Union of Lenin and Stalin.

Time

Standard time zone:EET (UTC+2)

Climate

The climate of Vilnius is intermediate between the continental and oceanic climate. The average annual temperature is 6.1 ° C (in January the average is -4.9 ° C, July 17 ° C). The average rainfall is, roughly, of 661 mm per year.

Public Transport

Vilnius is the starting point of the highway Vilnius - Kaunas - Klaipeda and Vilnius-Panevezis. Although the Neris River would be navigable, there is no regular water transport. At the airport of Vilnius International Airport are part of the main routes between Lithuania and the major cities of Europe. Even the Vilnius railway station is an important hub of comunicazioni.Un complex of lines, carried by buses and trolley buses, used to connect the various parts of the city. There are plans to build a subway.

 

 

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