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worth a stop

While not nearly as impressive as the central market in Riga, the one in Vilnius is worth a stop on... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
LMOverby
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Columbia, Missouri
Vilnius in microcosm

I always like to visit the local covered market when on a city break and the Vilnius version is a... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Swetrat
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

While not nearly as impressive as the central market in Riga, the one in Vilnius is worth a stop on your way to or from the old city. It's relatively small inside, with the meat/fish market in back in an adjoining facility and overflow on...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 20 June 2018

I always like to visit the local covered market when on a city break and the Vilnius version is a fine example. Apart from the sampling the stalls selling fresh meat and vegetables, clothing and household items, try the cafes and eateries where great value...More

Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 8 June 2018

The Main building has been a market since 1906, but the building has been nicely restored and extended since independence. The extended portions are mainly clothing, and the main Hall is meat, veg, Deli's and speciality eateries (plus a shlock shop!). We browsed the former...More

Thank rob T
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Very much enjoyed the bagels, coffee and later zeppelins (potato dumplings with meat filling and bacon bits on top) when we weren’t strolling along the rows of meat, produce and clothing stalls.

Thank phyll13
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Here is the recipe for a perfect morning in Vilnius. Go to the Hale Turgus (Market) in the morning. Try to be there not too late, by 10am is fine. To the right from the main entrance, find a food outlet with fresh oysters. Take...More

1  Thank Kirill_Muradov
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We usually seek out the local markets in each major city to see the different foods on offer, and get a taste for regional specialties. Hales didn't dissapoint as there is a large food hall with all the regular meats, breads, fish, cheeses, vegetables etc...More

1  Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Only a slight diversion from the tourist sights this provides a perfect opportunity to delve into local life and pick up a bargain. It’s deceptively large and you can pretty much buy anything The sight of the freezing cold elderly ladies outside selling home made...More

Thank drewedmin999
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Amazing local produce, meat and other goods. Not to mention some stalls selling clothing and other sundries. Was nice to look around and chat with the stall holders.

1  Thank debquebec65
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Local food market is always my must stop on my trip to other countries. It tells you the local culture and life style. One morning when I was in Vilnius, I walked to Hales Turgus. It was a well organized local market. There were plenty...More

Thank calvin722
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Interesting to walk through the produce and food sections. Bakery products look amazing. The lower (newer addition) is more like something out of Asia: lots of stalls selling mounds of shoes, t-shirts, etc., I would concentrate on the outer area and inside the main original...More

Thank AdventurousRetirees
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