Vilnius may not be able to match Milan and Madrid as a shopping center, but there are some fantastic national treasures to look out for. Shopping is fun, and, in the case of certain products, notably the Lithuanian alcohol, cigarettes and amber is a lot cheaper than it is in the West.
The Vilnius Old Town is loaded with stores selling souvenirs: the best among these are Amber, for precious Baltic gold jewelry, and Vilnius Antiques Center, stuffed with elegant furniture and exquisite glassware. Linen is another popular buy.
Akropolis – Located at Ozo gatve street 25, Vilnius. Shopping and entertainment center in Akropolis offers a very rich assortment of outlets and services. Akropolis was Lithuania’s first modern day mall. It is stuffed with mid-range clothes, accessory shops, as well as a bar, cafés, bowling and an ice rink to please the kids.
Europa – Located at Konstitucijos ave 7A, Vilnius. Lithuania’s shiniest shopping mall, homes of fashion and accessory stores, fun-filled kiddie boutiques, quality jewelry and amber souvenir shops. You will find more than 80 trendy shops, a couple of restaurants, cafes, banks, and a beauty salon.
Ozas – Located at Ozo str.18, Vilnius. Opened in August 2009, the large Ozas shopping center offers more tremendous shopping and restaurant services to the city. Ozas offers plenty of shops comprising well-known and new brands on the Lithuanian market. You will find shops selling everything from designer clothes to food. The large Prisma supermarket stocks one of the most extensive ranges of alcohol in Vilnius.
Panorama – Located at Saltoniškių str.9, Vilnius. Panorama Shopping center in Vilnius is situated within 1km distance from the Vilnius city center. You will find here around 180 shops, entertainment centers and 18 restaurants. It is the country’s first electric go-carting center and smoking rooms next to the public toilets.
VCUP – Located at Constitution Ave. 16, Vilnius. There is 150 shops and stores, including a food store in VCUP. Tourists or Customers are invited to visit the restaurants, billiard, fast-food chains, bars, cafés, ice-cream parlor and enjoy other varied services. The main characters of VCUP are its space and features based on modern solutions: each floor has special galleries for customers to overlook all shops and stores located on the floor and to choose a proper one.
Gedimino 9 – It is an operating shopping center, situated in the old town of Vilnius, in its main high street – Gedimino avenue. Located inside is a grand 19th-century building in the heart of the city, this busy shopping center includes a wide variety of retail outlets selling everything from fashion to fish, some great antique stalls, restaurants and cafés, a gallery and even a place for small business start-ups.