Things To Do In Vilnius, Capital Of Lithuania
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Vilnius, the gorgeous and quirky capital of Lithuania makes a perfect weekend break
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Especially if you can time your visit to coincide with Street Music Day...
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...an annual event when the streets are filled with all kinds of music
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The cathedral is magnificent
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Try the "miracle stone" - close your eyes, spin round three times and your wishes will come true
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Visit Gediminas Tower. When the castle was built, Lithuania was a major European power.
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Walk up to the Hill of the Three Crosses
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See Literatų Street, where authors with a connection to Lithuania are honoured with tiny artworks
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Cross the "border" into Uzupis, a self-declared independent republic with its own constitution
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You can read the constitution in multiple languages on a wall in the centre of Uzupis
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It's a cool area, full of art and artists
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The old town is beautiful
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And on summer evenings the skies are full of hot air balloons
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Try the local beer...
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...and the local bar snacks
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You'll love Vilnius!
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