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Travel Blogs from Vilnius
... churches, with nine alters and having been visited by St Pope John Paul II. Amazingly much of the marble and other expensive building materials were in fact just well painted concrete!! This was only recognised on close inspection however. Now we were ready for lunch and we returned to yesterday's restaurant to sample their delicious looking salads. They were indeed very tasty! And the waitress was mildly impressed by our attempt at ordering ...
... Vilnius and telling us about the two ghettoes, A and B, established by the Nazis in 1941. When we got to Gaon g., and the site of the old synagogue, Daniel held forth on famous rabbis, including of course, the Vilna Gaon, about whom he had an inexhaustible supply of anecdotes including my favorite-the Gaon's view that it would be more efficient for a man to have more than one wife because whereas a man could reproduce on a regular basis, a ...
... s Tower" using a lamp-holder with candle to illuminate the dark spiral steps. We find it much more interesting to see unrestored ruins rather than those that have been rebuilt. We came across several castle ruins on our walks, a reconstructed island fortress, and many caves. Next stop was Riga, on the banks of the Daugava River. This was another interesting medieval city to explore, with the old and new town being ...
... with romantic rooms and a la cart breakfast in an amazing dining room. The city has so much to see and do, from historic sights to bohemian neighborhoods, like Uzupis, where we have one of the top dinners of the journey at Druskos Namai. Looking back to all three Baltic capitals, I still have trouble picking a favorite. That's why I think the only way to see them is through a road trip like this one, to enjoy, compare and, if you can do it where I failed, pick a favorite in the ...
... you have to downward spiral into a medeviel looking basement with gorgeous tilework and a warm cozy feel. As a side note I love the food here so much. Everyday I eat rye bread, cream cheese, salami, and silkes at some point. Good hearty food for such cold weather is a necessity!! Anyway, Katie and I went to the Acropolis after lunch....the Acropolis is one of the biggest shopping centers Ive ever seen, except in Thailand. It was insanity there! We shopped, I got my phone ...
Other places to stay in Vilnius
Sodu Str. 8, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $19
Filaretu gatvi 17, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $20
Konstitucijos str. 25, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $29
Ausros Vartu 2010, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $14
J.Basanaviciaus 3, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $77
Sv. Mikalojaus 3, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $24
B. Radvilaites g. 3 - 1, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $20
Liepkalnio str. 2, Vilnius | Hostelfrom $18