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City of Vilnius

EUFCN Location Award

Vilnius city was chosen as a location for HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries. Most of the action takes place in the city: 60 of the 88 days were spent filming in Vilnius. A cinematographic district Fabijoniskes, called Fabai by the locals, played as a city of Pripyat, where massive evacuation scenes were filmed. Many other scenes were shot in Vilnius as well.

Photo credits: ©DELFI Lukas Bartkus (photo 2-3) - HBO, Sister Pictures, Sky Television (photo 4)

(Description provided by EUFCN and Vilnius Film Office)