Amber Workshop – Ancient Sea Treasures at Your Hand

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25 EUR

Take an unforgettable journey to the world of Amber, which can take you back 50 million years ago. You will see an amber road, presented in an original and artistic way: drops of amber rolling down the pine or enormous creatures which walked in amber trees forest.

Duration: 1 hours
    Available in
  • English

Highlights

  • Underground cellars with streets and layers of Vilnius dating back to the 15th century
  • Sanctum of the pagans - ritual place of pagans and the rites
  • Subtleties of amber processing shown by the professional
  • Amber– you will make your own amber amulet to take home
  • Samples of 6 thousand-years-old amber amulets

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Description

As Lithuania happens to be on the Baltic coast, the birth place of this unique gift of pre-ice-age pine trees – amber, you will find yourself at the beginning of the European Amber Route leading as far as the coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
Take an unforgettable journey to the world of Amber, which can take you back 50 million years ago. You will see an amber road, presented in an original and artistic way: drops of amber rolling down the pine or enormous creatures which walked in amber trees forest as well as natural amber pieces caught by Lithuanian amber fishermen in the stormy Baltic Sea.
The main excursion and workshop will take place at the Art Center of Baltic Amber (Mykolo str. 12), where you will find yourself surrounded by the cultural layers of Vilnius dating back to 15th century as well as various archeological findings and authentic ceiling paintings.
After the workshop you are invited to visit next door Amber gallery by yourself. Here you will get down to the cobblestone courtyard of the Medieval pottery to find the fingerprints of the ancient Balts in the restored amulets of famous Juodkrantė treasure, reflecting the beliefs dating back forty centuries.

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What’s included & not included

  • Excursion and intro to the amber
  • Guided amber processing workshop
  • Amber amulet to take home
  • You will be able to visit to the Amber Museum – Gallery (on your own), where you can see the amber treasure
  • Additional amber souvenirs

Meeting point

Art Center of Baltic Amber, Šv. Mykolo Str. 12, Vilnius, Lithuania (Šv. Mykolo gatvė 12, Vilnius, Lietuva)

This operator has 4 reviews for other tours

4.8/5

Interesting tour through Vilnius
We had a good informed and friendly guide through Vilnius. In two Hours we saw a lot of places in the City, without a scooter imposible. The e-Scooters were in a good condition and we had a lot of fun! Thank you.
Really enjoyed it
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Informative and saw sights you'd never find on your own
Great friendly tour that showed some fantastic soviet architecture including inside some buildings you'd not usually be allowed inside.
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25 EUR
  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
  • No booking fees
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