This chapter tells the story
of the visit to Vilnius.
The capital of independent Lithuania
and in the year 2009
also European capital of culture.
The largest city of the country as well.
you can read for example about
State institutions of interest
such as the President House
and the parliament - the Seimas.
The picturesque old city is placed
just around the corner from the cathedral.
You can read about them both
and also about the hotel nearby.
The famous Vilnius university
was also visited by the group
as well as the local synagogue
serving the Jewish community of Vilnius.
Please note that this chapter
is about the inner city only.
sites in the surrounding area
can be found in the Lietuva chapter.