History of the castle and unique 360° panorama.
Plan your visit
Gediminas Castle Tower is the most frequently visited branch of the National Museum of Lithuania. Its exhibition invites visitors to learn about the history of Vilnius as the centre of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and also to take in the most spectacular panoramic view of the city.
What will you see?
Canon balls from 14th and 15th century attacks by the Crusaders; from the same period – one of several wooden cross-bow arrows found in Lithuania, as well as a ritual axe made of horn and adorned with ancient Baltic swastika symbols; letters written by Gediminas in 1322–1323 to Pope John XXII and European merchants; an interactive installation dedicated to the Baltic Way allowing visitors to experience being part of the event.
Visiting The Gediminas Hill
Gediminas Hill is free to visit during the day.
In order to get to the top of the hill visitors can take a path from the side of the Vilnia River on Trispalvė alley (not suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs or prams) of use the funicular (from the inner courtyard of the Old Arsenal, Arsenalo g. 3).
The gate of the fence surrounding the Gediminas hill fort is closed from 23.00 to 7.00.
Arsenalo g. 5, Vilnius
+370 (5) 261 74 53
How to find us?
In order to get to the top of the hill visitors can take a path from the side of the Vilnia River on Trispalvė alley of use the funicular.