Enjoy the Snowy Vilnius Old Town

Old Town has always been a magnet for tourists everywhere, including in Europe. Almost every country in Europe has a heritage of civilization in the form of the old town and one of which is the city of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania.

Visiting the old town in the winter surely provides a different atmosphere than the summer. Although sometimes the temperature drops to very low level such as -15 up to -21, the charm of the architecture of the old town is not fading.

Vilnius old town in a winter morning, seen from Gediminas Castle
Vilnius old town in a winter morning, seen from Gediminas Castle

Vilnius old town in a summer
Vilnius old town in a summer day

Vilnius old town is one of the largest old city in northern Europe that was started to build in the 14th century. This region has an area of about 3.59 km2, and inside there are 1,487 buildings. Some references say that the Vilnius Old Town has a feature that makes it different to other old town. There are major European architectural styles which stand side by side like the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque or Neo Classic. Not surprisingly, the area which is called Senamiestis in Lithuanian, was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List Nr. 451 in 1994.

Various types of buildings can be found here, such as the Catholic or Orthodox churches, town hall, apartments, and shops. Enjoying the beauty of the architecture of old buildings in the snowy day or getting lost in the small alleys could be your next memorable trip.

The cathedral, icon of Vilnius old town
The cathedral, icon of Vilnius old town

Have a Juicytrip! Also enjoy the video of the Vilnius old town (winter walking trip):

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