Vilnius - Center of Lithuania
The red tower
This is Gediminas Hill where the city was founded. It has featured a red-brick tower since the 13th century.
The cathedral square features a tall belfry, the only remains of the old wall around the square.
A state of mind
The freewheeling republic of Užupis reminds me of Christiania in Copenhagen.
The only way is up
Islington's little cousin
Standing on an egg? Why not.
The angel of Užupis
Imagine no possessions
The patron saint of Lithuania has an impressive silver tomb in the cathedral.
Sarcophagus of Saint Casimir
Amuse me, muses
Drama, Comedy and Tragedy. Only three they are.
Three Muses, Lietuvos Nacionalinis Dramos Teatras
The beautiful church features 33 different kinds of bricks and it is said that Napoleon wanted to bring it back with him to Paris.
St Anne's church
Bricks of old
The defensive wall was finished in 1522, featuring ten gates and five towers. Today only a small section remains.
Espresso from heaven