Gediminas Tower

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Arsenalo g. 5, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +370-52617453
  • Ticket Price: 5 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Landmark, Family And Kids, Tower

A part of the Upper Castle of Vilnius, the Gediminas’ Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city. A museum filled with archaeological finds from the ruins of the castle is located inside the tower. The tower is also an excellent place to enjoy a glorious view of the entire city of Vilnius, thus also making it an ideal place to kick start your journey of touring the Lithuanian capital. Apart from being a significant physical landmark, the tower is also a very important national symbol, and is constantly used to bring a sense of patriotism and unity for the people of Lithuania. The tower can be accessed using a funicular ride and is highly enjoyed by children.

Given price is for entry to Gediminas’ Tower for adults.

Gediminas’ Tower:

  • Adult: 5 Euros
  • Student, Senior: 2.5 Euros
  • Vilnius city card holders: Free


  • Both Ways: 2 Euros
  • One Way: 1 Euro
  • Children under 7 years, disabled people: Free

  • Tickets available half hour before closing time.
  • Funicular timings also are same.

  • Buses 10, 33, 88 and others stop at Bernardinu sodas bus station.
  • Rent or hire a car/taxi.

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  • Gediminas Tower Address: Arsenalo g. 5, Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
  • Gediminas Tower Contact Number: +370-52617453
  • Gediminas Tower Timing: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Gediminas Tower Price: 5 EUR
  • Best time to visit Gediminas Tower(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gediminas Tower: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 93.66% of people who visit Vilnius include Gediminas Tower in their plan

  • 35.56% of people start their Gediminas Tower visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Gediminas Tower

Monday, Saturday and Sunday

50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gediminas Tower

People normally club together Palace Of The Grand Dukes Of Lithuania and Vilnius Cathedral while planning their visit to Gediminas Tower.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Fabulous view of the city. Great exhibitions inside. Funicular wasn’t working and it’s a steep walk up, and more stairs inside so not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. But if you can it’s worth the visit

  • Very much enjoyed taking in the history and impressive views over and around Vilnius. Entry to the museum was good value and it's a good work out walking all the way up the cobbled hill! Very much worth a visit.

  • If you can possibly manage it, the climb to this tower is well worth the effort. Even if you don't climb the tower itself, the view of Vilnius from its base is still quite nice. We visited around sunset, which gave us the opportunity to see the city in the final moments of sunlight and then appreciate it as the sky grew darker and the surrounding lights came on. Great experience.

  • Amazing place. Very scenic view. This castle is built on a very strategic place, which means the hill it is on is very hard to climb (if you don't use the stairs).

  • Gediminas Castle Tower is a must visit landmark in Lithuania's capital city. With multilingual tour guides happy to help, this makes the exploration of this building even better. With all the important dates if this Castle stated clearly in books that you can buy in the ticket office, you will know more about this historic castle. The walk up to it gives you a clear view of the busy city, even though it is a clear challenge to actually get up. But for the lovely experience I have had there with my family, I am rating Gediminas Castle Tower five stars.

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