Vilnius. Presentation made by Maksim Prusakov, Laura Gornatkeviciute, Ieva Zickute and Ed Anufrienka.
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Vilnius was established by Duke Gediminas. Gediminas - Wikipedia.
In the early 14th Century.
After his dream of an Iron Wolf howling.
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Whether the legend is true or not,.
The city actually appeared in writing in 1323.
And later, in the same century, b ecame an important city.
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It was a very tolerant city.
Where Muslim Tartars,.
Lutheran German Merchants,. Vom estlichen Kriegsschauplatz — Wilna. Die Deutsche Strcs•e. —7m X•ntergrund Xcttprinenkirche.
The Catholic Lithuanian and Polish elite,.
And Pagan Lithuanian Commoners.
Lived side-by-side peacefully..
As the richness of the city grew,. Vilnius - 16th century #vilnius #lithuania www.vilnius.com | Vilnius, Lithuania, Antique maps.
More and more palaces,.
Churches and monasteries.
Its Crown Jewel, Vilnius University.
Was established in 1579.
It was the first university in the Baltic States.
And became a primary center of Science and Education in Eastern Europe..
But then, the Russian Empire captured Vilnius i n 1795..
Throughout the next 120 years of Russian rule,.
Vilnius was made a backwater of the Russian Empire.
With a population of as few as 50,000 people at times..
The city kept being occupied by different armies,.
And eventually, fell to the hands of the Soviet Union..
The city center of Vilnius consists of 5 major areas.
The Old Town. ( Senamiestis ).
It's one of the largest surviving Medieval Old Towns in Europe.
That's developed over the course of many Centuries..
It is a place where some of Europe's. Lithuania - Chemistry Conference 2019.
It's situated behind a tiny river.
Restaurants and even Art Galleries,.
That are all so cosy , you'll never want to leave..
But then, it got redeveloped to our Main Business District.
That is home to many banks and internet startups..
Speaking of startups,.
The Financial Times has recently named Vilnius. .snnnuruiiill.
As the Number 1 city IN THE WORLD!.
For attracting tech startups!.
This district is known to be the greenest area of central Vilnius.
As it used to be a large forest where the noblemen hunted..