The Alternative Tour is a great way to see the other more artsy side to Vilnius and I'm so glad that I did it with our wonderful guide Samas. Not only does Samas have such interesting stories about each of the artworks, he told them...More
In Soviet times Vilnius was considered the most 'Western' Soviet city because of its long-haired hippies and ideas of freedom. Nowadays most of the alternative ideas can be found by exploring abandoned areas, checking out street art and interesting buildings, bumping into random statues or even just by meeting some locals.
So, if you’ve seen enough churches and cute narrow streets, we suggest you leave the beaten track and discover the other side of Vilnius!
Visit a local market, explore the area around the station which in the next 10 years will supposedly become one of the most prosperous districts in Vilnius, say hi to Tony Soprano, find out why there is a bust of Frank Zappa in Vilnius, enjoy pieces of art and murals from Vilnius street art festival!