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Castle Hill, Vilnius
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Head to the top of Castle Hill for expansive views of the capital and the Neris River while exploring the remains of a 13th century castle. Walk the cobbled path up the hill, or hop on the funicular for a quick ride up. To get even higher, or for 360-degree views, climb the Gediminas Tower, a structure remaining from the old castle. A small museum displaying information on Lithuanian history, artifacts, and a model of what the city looked like during medieval times is also here. The hike up the hill is moderately challenging, so if you have limited mobility take the funicular. Put Castle Hill at the forefront of your travel plans using our Vilnius holiday planner.
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  • The view from the tower is very beautiful. The site is remarkably well preserved, it is worth climbing the tower. I went on foot, but has a gondola that takes anyone who doesn't want to go up on foot. You can do a lot of pictures and is easy to reach partis of old town.
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  • One part of the castle complex, which was built on a hilltop, is known as the Upper Castle. The hill on which it is built is known as Gediminas Hill, about 40 meters (44 yards) in height and around 16...  more »
  • The prettiest sight in Vilnius both in the old and the new town. The rise of the hill can be done either by cable car or on foot, but the view will compensate you.
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