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This hill with it's three crosses dominates the skyline over Vilnius. Legend has it that it is the site of the beheading of seven Franciscan friars way back. There have been crosses here to mark the spot since the early part of the seventeenth century...More
This hill easily has the best view of the city of Vilnius, and for free ! Our favourite time was around sun set. Do mind however that reaching this hill requires some medium level of activity as one would have to climb stairs there (wear...More
It was absolutely worth the climb up the hill for the panoramic views at the top - we could see all the way from the barbican to the tv tower. This was the last thing we did on our visit to Vilnius, which was good...More
I got a taxi from the bus station in town to the Hill and spent about an hour there, taking so many pictures. It was beautiful and moving. It is completely free. Locals drive themselves and approach from various directions. A lone accordion player sits...More
The tour guide advised us to climb the Hill and it was a good idea. The view was nice and we could also see the Gedimine Tower. The climb was easy and the park looked all yellow, green and red in October.
I walked up thru the Bernardine gardens but it was a slog climbing all the wooden steps. Walked down bringing us out at the Neris river above the bridge and the Old Arsenal. This I think would be a better way to walk up... More
I walked up thru the Bernardine gardens but it was a slog climbing all the wooden steps. Walked down bringing us out at the Neris river above the bridge and the Old Arsenal. This I think would be a better way to walk up as also mainly tarmacked road/pathway. Quite frankly I didn't think the Crosses were worth the effort.