Campanile of St. John’s Church


An exclusive panoramic view from the highest building in the Old Town. Climb the 193 authentic wooden stairs (or take the elevator) to admire the bird’s-eye view of the Old Town and spanless distances of Vilnius. Visitors are usually also fascinated by Foucault’s Pendulum demonstrating the effect of the rotation of the Earth found inside. The socket of the pendulum entrenchment is installed on the second floor of campanile tower. From a special platform, it is possible to watch how the pendulum swings and how a ball of weight of some tens of kilograms hung on a thin cable moves around over a marble dial base. During the day, the swinging ball changes its position and imitates the rotation of the Earth.

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About Vilnius
Welcome and congratulations! You’re just one step away from visiting the amazing City of Vilnius!

What's so cool about choosing Vilnius as your next travel destination? Well, first of all, most people can't even point Lithuania or Vilnius out on a map, which is already a great reason for it to appear on any adventurous traveller’s bucket list. Lonely Planet recently called it a hidden gem of Europe, but we choose to call it a hidden pleasure.

In Vilnius you’ll find all kinds of pleasures: from the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage-listed Vilnius Old Town, numerous green spaces, and modern party scene, to its remarkable cuisine and of course, rich art and culture. We invite you to try it all. Vilnius welcomes every kind of tourist, as it is affordable and relatively small compared to other European capitals, making it a great place for any budget or trip duration.

Explore this website to learn more about the pleasures of Vilnius and discover the ones that appeal most to you. We hope you find your way here soon!