Vilnius is one of several European capital cities at the
crossroads between West and East, South and North. This special position
is reflected not only by the variety of its architectural styles, but
also by the spirit of the city.
Vilnius is Lithuania’s capital
and also its most important city. It is the seat of Lithuania’s major
institutions: the Seimas (Parliament), the Presidency, the Government,
the Bank of Lithuania, the Supreme Court, and the Constitutional Court.
The population of Vilnius is just over half a million.
heart of Vilnius is built around certain hills, including one that is
home to the basic architectural symbol of Lithuania – the tower of
Gediminas’ Castle. Vilnius hides a host of surprise discoveries,
something for everybody: all different and unique.
currently one of the most visited cities in Eastern Europe. In 1994 the
Old Town of Vilnius was included in the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) World Heritage List.
Vilnius is the kind of city that one always wishes to return to!