Sunday, May 27, 2012

Air Balloon Trips

Air balloon trips are very popular in Vilnius. Trips are the best during sunrises and sunsets, when wind directions are different on different altitudes. Single hour trip costs ~100 EUR.

Saturday, May 26, 2012


Kardinalija is the name of the few Soviet buildings, which are built in Old Town in the place of the former palace of Radvilas, the richest family in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Stirnių malūnas

Stirnių malūnas is a very nice hotel and restaurant 25 km (18mi) from Vilnius built on the coast of Vosyliukai lake.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Parliament and Prison

On this photo taken from air balloon we can see the Palace of Lithuanian Parliament aka Seimas and Lukiškės Prison with Orthodox Church within its borders.
Guest Aerial Photographer: Shashank

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Laipni lūdzam Viļņā!

Unofficial, but very nice and huge greeting sign on A2 Riga-Vilnius road in Vilnius saying Laipni lūdzam Viļņā, which means Welcome to Vilnius in Latvian.
I should have been started this blog with this entry, when I arrived to Vilnius from Riga. :)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Gedimino pilies bokštas

Gedimino pilies bokštas (Gediminas' Castle Tower) is one of the most important sights in Lithuania since 1409.
A breathtaking city panorama can be observed from this topmost point of Vilnius.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Air Balloons

Air Balloons flying over you - is a very common thing in Vilnius. Every morning and every evening tens of balloons liftoff from different parts of city.
This picture was taken from Gediminas' Hill Tower, the highest natural spot in Vilnius.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Iron Wolf Bridge

Another photo of Geležinio Vilko tiltas (Iron Wolf Bridge), which was taken during the rainy night. Also check photo of Iron Bridge during the day.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Geležinio Vilko tiltas

Geležinio Vilko tiltas is a bridge over Neris river, which was built in 1979 and named after Iron wolf, the mythical character from a medieval legend of the founding of Vilnius.
Check also Geležinio Vilko tiltas at night.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Tramvajų gatvė

There is no any single meter of tram lines in Vilnius, although there is a street in Anatakalnis named after Tramways :)

Monday, May 14, 2012

Kalnų Park Stage

Kalnų Park Stage is located in Kalnų park between the hills, which makes very natural looking arena.

Friday, May 11, 2012

Ryga Gėrimai

Ryga is a name of liqueur shop (gėrimai) located on Antakalno gatvė.

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Senamiestis in Lithuanian means Old Town. Vilnius historical center is World Heritage site as one of the largest survived medieval towns. Panoramic photo was created with Dermandar.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Memorial devoted to Victory of Soviet Army over Nazi Germany in 1945 is located in Antakalnis Cemetery.
6 concrete statues stand among thousands militiamen tombs of different wars, including Napoleon's soldiers invaded into Russia in 1812.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Three Crosses

Trys kryžiai (Three Crosses) is one of the most important sights in Vilnius, comparable to Jesus Christ statue in Rio. Crosses are located up in the Park hill since 17th century.

Friday, May 4, 2012


Triniti is a good name for a legal company with offices in all three Baltic capitals - Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Literatų gatvė wall

One of the walls on Literatų gatvė (Literary street) in Old Town is decorated with many little different buttons, pictures and other stuff, which makes is it worth to see.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rotušės aikštė

Rotušės aikštė (Town Hall Square) is one of the Vilnius' sights. During 15-18 centuries was used as Market Place.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Kalnų Parkas

Kalnų Parkas (Park of Hills) is located between Old Town, Neris river and Uzupis. Sights like Gediminas Tower and Three Crosses (in the centre of photo) are located here.