The Old Town of Vilnius is the largest on in Eastern Europe and one of the largest surviving medieval Old Towns in Northern Europe. It has an area of 360 ha. The buildings in the old town – of which there are about 1.5 thousand – were built over a number of centuries, resulting in a mixture of all European architectural styles. To be more precise, the greatest Europe‘s architectural styles, gothic, renaissance, abroque and neoclassical, mix and complement each other.

The heart of the Vilnius Old town is Pilies Street where street market life is common. The part of Vilnius city main street, Gediminas Avenue, is also located in Vilnius Old Town.

The Old Town of Vilnius was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List (No. 541) in recognition of its universal value and originality in  1994.