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. Plan your visit to Castle Hill and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Vilnius trip planner .
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  • It is very easy to reach! The ascent on foot is a little tiring if it is warm, because it is somewhat steep, but the way is not far. The view is beautiful and you know why you up is gone!
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  • The climb finally fell, the view was beautiful. Well worth it to visit if you're in the area
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  • Walking up the cobblestone trail to the tower is steep and taxing but the view from the top is great, you can have a first hand look at the river and the town. Worth the effort!  more »

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Boutique hotels and quaint bed and breakfasts line the streets of Vilnius. Options range from budget hostels and guesthouses to luxury hotels. Many lodgings are concentrated in the city center, near the scenic Neris River; accommodations a bit farther out can be just as pleasant with a lower price tag.
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