Uzupis is the artistic quarter of Vilnius. It is situated on the bank of River Vilnia (Vilnelė) opposing Old Town. Uzupis is home of the Vilnius Academy of Arts and many artist studios and galleries are located in this region. This part of Vilnius is famous for being self proclaimed Uzupis Republic. Local community leaders announced birth of the Republic of Uzupis back in 1997 on the April Fools Day and the event is celebrated every year. You can read Constitution of Uzupis mounted on the wall in numerous languages (see if you will find your language). The Constitution proclaims the rights of a personality and it starts with the statement "1. Everyone has the right to live by River Vilnelė and the River Vilnelė has the right to flow by everyone" and 38 statements more.
Visitors will enjoy views of Vilnius highlights from different streets and courtyards. Majestic Angel of Uzupis sculpture next to humorous iron pig, sculptures in the stream of Vilnelė, impressive street art paintings - will leave for you unforgettable emotions after this tour. Enjoy your coffee or have your dinner at numerous restaurants and coffee shops in Uzupis.
Uzupis sightseeing tour takes 2 hours