Gediminas Castle Tower, Vilnius

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Perched atop a hill on the site of a medieval castle, Gediminas Castle Tower today offers both sweeping views of Vilnius and represents one of the city's (and the country's) most enduring symbols. Originally a part of a 15th-century brick fortress, the tower's current iteration is the result of a reconstruction in 1930. Wander the path from the base of the hill to the tower and be rewarded with panoramic views of Vilnius' old and new areas, as well as the surrounding hills. Climb to the top of the structure for completely unobstructed views. Be sure to take a look at the small archaeological and historical exhibitions within, detailing the origins and history of the tower, as well as Lithuania's split from the Soviet Union in 1990. Using our world travel planner, Vilnius attractions like Gediminas Castle Tower can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is the tower that stands on the Hill of Gediminas. You can rise quickly on the cable car up the Hill. The Tower Museum, admission is required. The exhibits were not honest have too much interest in what it is. It is good that I could from the top of the tower overlooking the city of Vilnius.
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  • Inside the castle was unable to visit us, but what we saw-pleasantly pleased! In very good condition and you can see that the object looked after! Inside-whole behinds ruins, which are guided tours
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  • Walked up here after visiting the museum. The walk up is nice, giving great views over the city. The walk itself is quite steep. It's right next to the cathedral and the museum of Lithuanian.  more »
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  • Interesting to be around this area in general, lots of different things to do. but the view from the tower, with the enormous national flag, is impressive.
  • If you are visiting Vilnius this is a must see. Great panoramic views from the top. You can see the whole Old Town.
  • Poor Gediminas Hill is going down as some stupid Lithuanian politicians decided to cut the trees, unbelievable stupidity. This historic place should be seen by everyone who visits Vilnius
  • Nice castle. Visit it whilst it's still Standing!
  • A -must visit and see. Worth the money, especially if you're a student since they give out discounts.

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