WHAT TO BRING FROM LITHUANIA
Lithuania is one of the leading countries in terms of shopping space per capita. Here, in numerous shopping centres, you will find everything you could ever need: from food to furniture, from clothing to souvenirs – everything under one roof. And if you are interested in unique, handcrafted items – look out for tiny shops, mostly situated in city centres. If you want fresh vegetables directly from a local farmer's garden – go to the marketplace.
Major shopping centres not only host stores
Almost all major Lithuanian shopping centres you will find a variety of shops and leisure and entertainment complexes with cinema halls, ice rinks, bowling alleys, children's play rooms and internet cafes. For your convenience, supermarkets host bank offices, and providers of telecommunications, travel, beauty services. Each customer can choose from dozens of cafes and restaurants, ice cream parlours according to his/her taste.
Unique items can be found in antique shops and special fairs
Lithuania also boasts an abundance of antique shops. They can offer you ancient furniture, household items, unique pieces of art, clothing, and other interesting titbits. Do not miss the occasion to sneak in a flea market so popular in Lithuania. It is a place where people sell no longer necessary, boring or outgrown clothes, handmade jewellery, books, or vinyls. When shopping, do not forget to bargain – and a good mood and at least a few fun trinkets from the flea market are in your pocket.
Lithuania has a widespread trade in handmade products, amazing so many tourists with skill and creativity of Lithuanians. Each item is exclusive and unique – you can rest assured that no one else will have another beauty like this. Therefore, if you are looking something to surprise and please your relatives, or friends – do not miss the chance to bring back home unique handcrafted items.
If you are looking for exclusivity and luxury
Our country's fashion makers are as creative as famous, world-renowned designers. Most Lithuanian designer shops are located in the capital city of Vilnius. Feel free to navigate, measure, and pick – here you are sure to find something you like. In addition, you can buy unique pieces of clothing a lot cheaper in Lithuania, but they will be really of good quality and original.
Linen and amber items are symbols of Lithuania
Both linen and amber are highly appreciated in Lithuania. Amber is our national symbol. Visit specialist amber stores or just street dealers and buy pure amber stones, delicate jewellery, various souvenir statues or entire paintings made from this so-called Lithuanian gold stone.
Linen and its products are also very popular among tourists. It is believed that blue-blossom flax used for the production of linen has been cultivated in the Lithuanian fields for about 4000 years. The durable, natural linen is used to make clothes that attract the attention of tourists. Those who buy them are always pleased as you will find nothing better to wear a hot summer day. Well, and for a gift you should bring home a linen apron, an authentic woven towel, a fun bag, a gift bag, a pot glove or other decorated apparel.
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