Photogallery of Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas Church
Kaunas Church by Jess &Amp; Peter Gardner @flickr
Kaunas by Lee Fenner @flickr
Kaunas Castle, Lithuania
Kaunas Castle, Lithuania by Tjsalo @flickr
Kaunas by Jcorrius @flickr
Kaunas by Jcorrius @flickr
Kaunas at night
Kaunas at night by Mdanys @flickr
Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Kaunas
Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Kaunas by Faceme @flickr
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More to see in Kaunas
Kaunas is very popular with fans of outdoor recreation. Walks in beautiful surroundings are, probably, the most popular form of entertainment offered for tourists. Do not forget to visit the local botanical garden, as this is the place where visitors are able to see more than 7,000 plants and flowers brought from different parts of the world. The largest greenhouse in the country is also located here. The territory of the botanical garden includes a beautiful park with ponds, surrounded by old buildings. The largest park in the city is called Oak Grove. The park is a wonderful place for excellent relaxation and all kinds of outdoor activities. It should be noted that Oak Grove is also a unique attraction. This is the largest park in Europe, which consists mostly of oak trees. Kaunas Zoo is a wonderful way to get acquainted with diversity of the local fauna. Its territory is home to over three hundred animals and birds, as well as an interesting zoological museum and a special amusement park. One more wonderful and exciting way to appreciate the beauty of Kaunas is to make a ride on Aleksotas and Žaliakalnis funiculars. The two cable roads were built before the Second World War, so they are considered important historical sites. These funiculars will bring you to the top of the mountains, where tourists can visit special observation platforms. They feature a spectacular panoramic view. Visitors will be able to see the city in details. Fans of shopping will be interested in … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Kaunas

Kaunas for children - what to visit

Among the entertainment centers of Kaunas, it is worth noting the Vilko Kartodromas Pergale, which is considered one of the best in the country. This carting center is indoors. It features chic tracks with the fastest cars for visitors. The center is very popular not only among parents with children of school age, but also among young people. It guarantees a pleasant vacation to everyone who loves speed. For … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Kaunas and other Lithuanian cities are famous for their chic knitwear; a huge selection of knitwear products is presented to customers by Lietuvskas Trikotazas shop. In addition to clothing, you can find high-quality home textiles. The store works directly with manufacturers, so its price level is always much more attractive than in other shopping centers. Go here for inexpensive high-quality T-shirts, knitwear for … Open

Advices for travellers

6. The most advantageous way to pay for your purchases is to use the national currency. Some shops of restaurants may accept euros and the U.S. dollars, but at an extremely disadvantageous rate. You can exchange money at a bank or in one of currency exchange offices. Please keep in mind that the closer an exchange office is located to a hotel, the less favorable rate and conditions of exchange it will … Open

Active recreation

Kaunas has one great place for gamblers - namely, Olympic Casino. Here they can try their luck at slot machines and roulette. Have a great time resting from active leisure in such spa centers as Perkunijos Pirtis (with its unsurpassed pastoral atmosphere) and 5senses. Some popular clubs and bars where you can have fun all night long include Barsakas with a fine selection of strong drinks, Shamrock where it is nice … Open

Festivals and events in Kaunas

Tourists often visit the colorful kite festival Tarp žemės ir dangaus, which falls on late April - early May. It is held on the banks of the Neman River near Zapyškio Šv. Jono Krikštytojo Bažnyčia. Visiting the event means getting a charge of positive emotions for a long time. And all thanks to the colorful and friendly atmosphere that reigns here at the festival. Cinema buffs from all over the world come … Open

Travel guide to Kaunas

The city has a very interesting Museum of the History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, which was opened in the building of an old pharmacy in 1936. The exposition of this museum includes old equipment, which were used for medicines, old books on medicine, vials for medicines and other pharmaceutical accessories. Currently, the collection has about 17,000 exhibits. The museum is housed in a very beautiful … Open

Top sigths of Lithuania

One more prominent landmark is located in Kaunas. This is Kaunas Castle, which belong to the list of the oldest buildings in the country. The fortress was built in the 14th century and was severely damaged during military campaigns of Teutonic Knights. Later, the castle was rebuilt and restored several times. Nowadays, one of the towers of the castle is open for tourists. Acropolis Entertainment Centre, which is the biggest centre of its kind in Lithuania, is another great tourist destination. This is the place where tourists will enjoy numerous shops, movie theatres, bowling, gym, and a swimming pool. … Open

Photogalleries of neighbours of Kaunas

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