Vilnius : The Bradt City Guide

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This guide helps visitors explore castles, churches, and monuments; suggests hotels and restaurants to suit every budget and taste; and covers transportation and other practicalities.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 106 x 130 x 16mm | 158.76g
  • Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
  • English
  • First.
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 1841621129
  • 9781841621128
  • 607,403

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A city of cathedrals, castles and a KGB museum, Vilnius is the up-and-coming destination for a weekend break with a difference. Dance along cobbled streets to the music of summer festivals, marvel at the vibrant architecture of a city that has witnessed numerous historical conflicts, and see why Napoleon fell in love with St. Anne's Church during his forays here in 1812. Lithuania's capital has been named the European Capital of Culture for 2009; let the Bradt city guide introduce you to the city's beguiling blend of old and new. *Accommodation, restaurants, cafes, and bars*Culture--from the Amber Museum to the Fire Sculptures Festival*Useful langugage guide*City and transport maps in color*Beyond the city, including detailed sections on Kaunas and Trakai

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About Howard Jarvis

Howard Jarvis lives in Vilnius and edits several local magazines including VilniusNow!A tour leader specializing in Eastern Europe and the Far East, Neil Taylor is also the author of Bradt's Estonia and co-author of Baltic Capitals.

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Table of contents

(1) Contexts (2) Planning (3) Practicalities (4) Local transport (5) Accommodation (6) Eating and drinking (7) Entertainment and nightlife (8) Shopping (9) Walking tours (10) Museums and sightseeing (11) Beyond the city (12) Language (13) Further information

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