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Television Tower (Televizijos Bokstas)

Sausio 13 osios gatve 10, Vilnius, Lithuania
245 88 77
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Ranked #18 of 98 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Visited the place after many years. The views of Vilnius are even more stunning, it is a really beautiful and green city!! The restaurant badly needs refurbishment, it has not changed for many years. Food, it depends what you go for. Try fish soup, it is not what you think. It is actually a nice broth-like soup with seafood)!

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Poznan, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice view from tower, nice food, but service in restaurant is quite poor. I advice to take Svyturys Baltas beer, they serve it perfect - with slie of lime.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The TV tower is a bit of a long ride by trolleybus and you get to see some of the slightly grittier side if vilnius as you drive through the suburbs. Entry fee is a bargain and you get an amazing view of the countryside from the observation deck. Unlike the almost identical tower in Tallinn, the vilnius one has... More

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Jenkintown
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very interesting history of the rebellion against Soviet Occupation.To know that ordinary people took a stand ,and in some cases paid with their lives ,is very inspiring

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Really nice view of the city so it is kind of worth the trip. Easy to get there. The decor was tasteless, the food boring and the service slow. I would still take the trip because of the view.

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This attraction is quite expensive if compared to other for free or almost for free attractions of the city, but the sight from above will make you forget the money for the ticket! It would be perfect if it were closer to city centre!

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New York City, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 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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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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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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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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