Soviet Stories Of Vilnius Tour

  Duration: 3 hours

37 EUR

(Price per person)

Starting time: 2.00 PM  

Meeting point:

Vilnius City Hall, next to the Tourism Information Office 

 

Tour snapshot
Get a look at life behind the Iron Curtain on this Vilnius time travelling tour that digs deep into the city’s Soviet past. Learn about ‘homo sovieticus’ and all the incredible and funny stories that shouldn’t be forgotten. Visit a local market, taste Soviet-era dishes, see the Soviet blocks that still stand, find out what life was like for the “happiest people in the world,” and learn why the entire Soviet empire collapsed.

Highlights

Find out what life was like for Vilnius locals during the Soviet occupation
Learn the meaning of the Soviet-era saying, “It is better to have 100 friends than 100 rubles”
Find out why it’s said there was no sex during Soviet times
Enjoy a Soviet-style lunch in a typical Soviet-time cafe
See important Soviet-era sites like the wedding palace, the former KGB headquarters, and the legendary TV tower
Listen to funny and absurd stories of the weird reality that was the era of the Cold War


Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, food tasting and snack, glass of beer. 

Exclusions: Additional food and drinks (beer, mead, wine, and kvass are available), entrance to the KGB museum (EUR 4 per person), public transport ticket (EUR 1 per person), tips/gratuities for your guide.

    Schedule details

Duration: 3 hours
Meeting point: Vilnius City Hall, next to the Tourism Information Office.  Look for a guide wearing a black t-shirt with our BEST. DAY. EVER. logo, and a red ribbon showing Urban Adventures.

Starting time: 10.00 AM

Ending point:

Gedimino Avenue, Lukiškių Square, next to the KGB Museum

 

 

Phone. +370 686 77796   

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