"Jerusalem of Lithuania"
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Largest City in Lithuania
35th Largest City in the European Union
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Vilnius has one of the best-preserved Old Towns in Europe, and it is also the Northernmost and Easternmost large city with a considerable collection of Baroque architecture. The Old Town has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994. Great views of the city and landscape can be found from the remains of the Upper Castle of the Vilnius Castle Complex. The only major remains of the Castle is the Gediminas Tower, which is a prominent feature of the Vilnius Skyline.
The Constitution of the Republic of Užupis is on display in 23 different languages. The Republic of Užupis is a self-declared, unofficial republic that is all done for fun.
The Angel of Užupis.
The "Magical Stone" in front of Vilnius Cathedral. Step on this stone and turn around three times, and your wishes will be granted according to urban legends.
Vilnius Cathedral and the iconic Bell Tower, seen from Gediminas Avenue.
There is a growing Downtown in Vilnius across the river.
Saint Parasceve Orthodox Church in the Old Town.
Vilnius Town Hall.
Looking down Town Hall Square.
The Gate of Dawn is one of the most important religious, historical, and cultural monuments in Lithuania.