Vilnius ( / ˈvɪlniəs / VIL-nee-əs, Lithuanian: [ˈvʲɪlʲnʲʊs] ( listen); see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Lithuania, with a population of 592,389 as of 2022  (according to the state register) or 620,814  (according to the municipality of Vilnius).
Lithuania – Vilnius Lithuanian lands were united under MINDAUGAS in 1236; over the next century, through alliances and conquest, Lithuania extended its territory to include most of present-day Belarus and Ukraine. By the end of the 14th century Lithuania was the largest state in Europe.
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, contains one of the largest surviving medieval quarters in Europe. Included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Old Town contains almost two thousand medieval, gothic, renaissance, and baroque buildings, all centered on the neo-classical cathedral and town hall.
There is a dreamy quality to Vilnius (vil-nyus), especially in the golden glow of a midsummer evening. Lithuania's capital has an Old Town of rare authenticity: marvellously intact, its pebbly streets are lined with weather-worn period buildings that hide cafes, boutiques and dainty guesthouses. Vilnius doesn't hide its battle scars.
Rich in spirit and a trove of hidden treasures, Vilnius is a city that entices and invites you to explore it all day and all night. There’s the mysterious courtyards of the Old Town and the sculptures that inhabit them. There’s the city’s age-old architectural details, not to mention the glistening waters of two rivers that ripple through ...
Top Attractions in Vilnius 2022 1. Vilnius Old Town 6,059 Neighborhoods Open now By 2mayap The oldest part of the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, it has developed over the course of many centuries, and has been… 2022 2. KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) 3,332