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Located in the south east of Lithuania, it is estimated that the site of the city has been inhabited since the Stone Age and has been the capital of Lithuania since the 1300's. Today, this city is a buzzing cultural area with a population of over half a million and in 2009 it was one of the European capitals of culture. Its Old Town is one of the biggest in Europe and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Park your hire car Lithuania and take a stroll through this beautiful part of the city. The old town contains many stunning buildings built in different architectural styles. One of the best examples is Vilnius University, having 14 different faculty buildings, 13 with courtyards. There are also many palaces in the town such as the Presidential Palace, dating back to the 14th century. It is the official residence of the president of Lithuania and the palace of the grand dukes of Lithuania. Originally constructed for the old grand dukes, it is the located on the ground of the castle of Vilnius, near the Gediminas Tower, an important symbol of the city. Its offers a great view of the old town. You can take in some stunning churches whilst in the old town, such as the city’s cathedral found in the main square. The cathedral was the site of the coronations of the Grand dukes of Lithuania and houses many works of art as well as the buried heart of the Polish-Lithuanian king Wladyslaw IV.
National Museum of Lithuania was established in the 1950's in a stunning building and can be found in the old town near the central square. It has over 800,000 items spread over five departments: history, archaeology, ethnography, currencies, and iconography.
Lithuanian Art Museum was founded in 1933 and it is one off the oldest institutions of its kind in the country. It houses over 23,000 items from old and contemporary, paintings, sculptures and drawings relating to Lithuania. Most of the paintings are of high ranking men during the days of the grand duchy of Lithuania. Its drawing collection is made up of artists from around the globe.
the Museum of Genocide Victims reflects on the repression of the Lithuanian people by regimes from 1940 to 1990. It showcases materials on the anti-Soviet and Nazi movements, details on those who were part of the struggles for freedom and the victims of genocide. The museum is housed in the old KGB headquarters.
Trakai is located less than 30 kilometers away from Vilnius with your rental car Vilnius is this stunning town and its surrounding area, which is classed as a Lithuanian national park. The small town, consisting of lovely old wooden buildings, is surrounded by several lakes. The town was the first capital of ancient Lithuania. Within the area is the impressive Trakai Island Castle, completed in 1430, it is now a museum telling the history of the old grand duchy of Lithuania and the famous victory at the Battle of Grunwald where the Teutonic forces were defeated. You can also take your car across the border to explore of the northern Baltic region by visiting Riga which is situated in the north or go down in the south west and visit Poland.
Whatever you plan on doing with your trip to Vilnius, whether you want to just experience the city or explore the surrounding areas, having a hire car Vilnius gives you the freedom to do so. Booking online is quick and simple and we guarantee the best prices and offers.