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Television Tower (Televizijos Bokstas)

Sausio 13 osios gatve 10, Vilnius, Lithuania
245 88 77
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Ranked #17 of 97 attractions in Vilnius
Type: Historic Sites
Description: In 1991, over a dozen Lithuanians were killed by Soviet tanks on this spot as they demonstrated for independence.
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New York City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

TV Tover itself in nothing too special. But it has a restaurant on top which is turning - with splendid views over Vilnius! It makes a full turn in 55 minutes. You can see all Vilnius - and it's certainly worth a visit if you have more then few days in Vilnius. The entrance ticket is 21 litas (appr. 6... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great panoramic view of Vilnius and the story of how it was defended by the Latvian people, resulting in the loss of lives was a real eye opener.

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Kortrijk
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121 reviews 121 reviews
58 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Once your on the tower, you get lovely sights of Vilnius. This is the place to be if you want to discover Vilnius. A good thing is that the tower has a platform which moves 360 degrees in about an hour. The visit to the top and the restaurant are quite pricy by Lithuanian standards, but it's still affordable.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The view was stunning and apple pie with basil ice cream was awesome good! Servis have to be little bit improved. When we asked waiter about free wi-fi, he answered that he never heard question like that before and he have no idea about that! He wasnt helpfull and inerested to serve our table at all, he did his job... More

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Beijing, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It is highest places in VILNUS and all city can be viewed from this tower. They also have quite nice restaurant with nice food and free high speed internet.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I got the chance to visit there about 40 minutes drive from downtown and it was a wonderful experience from the main entrance of the historic place to the restaurant with the panoramic view, by the way, best pinas coladas!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It is the highest place for good view to Vilnius. But however tower restaurant need to be renovated.

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Ridgetown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Once you get past the idea of going up in a tall tower built during the Soviet era, with their "great" quality control, all is good. The food was excellent and not that pricey for this kind of location. The view was good. However, it was the historic part of the visit that was the most interesting to me. The... More

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Geneva, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Because of the events of January 1991, the TV Tower is a special place in Vilnius. The memorial to those who died here is very moving. The revolving restaurant is very good and the service excellent. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The tower is easy to reach by Trolley bus from Vilnius train station (take the bus from the stop opposite the station, not the stop right outside the doors). Aside from the usual great view and revolving restaurant often associated with these towers, this one has a special draw for anyone interested in the history of the Baltic states. It... More

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