Gediminas Avenue, Vilnius

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Gediminas Avenue (Lithuanian: Gedimino prospektas) is the main street of Vilnius, where most of the governmental institutions of Lithuania are concentrated, including the government, parliament, Constitutional Court and ministries. It is also the place of cultural institutions such as Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Bank of Lithuania, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and Martynas Mažvydas National Library Nowadays it is also a popular shopping and dining street. It is partially a pedestrian street in the evenings when the traffic is prohibited.

Named after the Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas, the street terminates at the Žvėrynas Bridge over the Neris River near Seimas Palace on one end and at the Cathedral Square and Vilnius Castle Complex on the other, passing the Lukiškės Square. It connects the Old Town with Žvėrynas.
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  • For me this was the main street for a mixture of everything, park, mall, the Illusion Room, KGB museum cafes, ice rink restaurant and stores. I love this Avenue. I wad on this avevue every day for.....  more »
  • Enjoy the parks, walk down the centre of the street, (when it is closed), marvel at the architecture and people watch while sitting at a cafe.  more »

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