The Official Development Agency of the City of Vilnius

Jewish Heritage in Vilnius

Did you know that Vilnius was once known as the Jerusalem of the North? During their 700+ years in Vilnius, Jews have created a rich and diverse culture.

Join the tour and visit the former Jewish neighbourhoods of the Old Town, find out about the city’s most prominent Jewish personalitiesand the tragic history of the 20th century – the ghettos of Vilnius and the Holocaust.

This tour includes visits to*:

  • Vilnius Cathedral
  • Vilnius University
  • Stiklių Street
  • The Big and Small Ghettos of Vilnius
  • The Monument to Vilna Gaon
  • The Jewish Culture and Information Centre
  • The Monument to Tsemakh Shabad
  • The Synagogue
  • The Tolerance Centre

*The list of objects may vary


2-3 hours


From €95


English, Russian, Lithuanian, Polish, German

Group size:

Up to 30

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