You really have to be fit to be able to get up this hill to the top unless you are going to take it very slow. It was a really hot day and I was exhausted by the time I made it up there. But...More
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Do make time to climb the hill! Be aware that walking from Cathedral Square the path can be rough and there are no handrails, so care is needed. However, it is an enjoyable walk and great to see the city from this height. Really brings...More
We walked from old town here behind the Cathedral and turned right and walked next to the river and across a small bridge- take the next right and bear left up the road close to the parking lot- the hill is further up the road,...More
Three white crosses can be seen on the highest hill of Vilnius. The crosses have a rich history and according to a legend 7 Franciscans missionary were killed by pagans in the 14th century. They were destroyed and resurrected and then blown up by the...More
Its a nice stroll trhough the park all up hill on the way there though, past the old auitorium to the 3 crosses nice views of the city form here.
First you climb some stairs, i didn't find it challenging and when you get up there you have a great view. It is absolutely a must see spot.
The monument has changed many times, and the current one was built in 1989 at the beginning of the Rebirth movement. It was built to replace the one that had been removed by the Soviet authorities in the 1950s, pieces of which still remain on...More