Welcome to Kaunas
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Provided by: K. Mikalauskas
The city welcomes the visitor with statues of freedom fighters, poets, and grand dukes. The city's heroic past is present in the remnants of a castle. The fact that Kaunas was Lithuania's capital during the 1920s and 1930s has left the city with many architectural gems of that period. Many universities make Kaunas a city that is pulsing with the energy of youth.
Now, clearly looking to the future, it has a vibrant, welcoming vision ready to share its once hidden charms and designed to meet every visitor’s needs.
So, do come and visit Kaunas -you will find more than you expected.
|Currency:||From 1 January 2015 Lithuania became the 19th full-fledged member of the euro area, and starte dusing the euro as the single currency of the European Union. The irrevocably fixed conversion rate of the litas to the euro: EUR 1 = LTL 3. 4528.|
Baltic Times (has a great entertainment guide)
|Website:||www.kaunas.lt, Lithuania Today (International): www.ltoday.lt|
|Opening hours:||Business: Mon-Fri: 08:00 (09.00) -17.00(18:00). Shopping: Mon-Fri: 10.00-19.00 Sat & Sun 10.00-15.00. Grocery Stores: 08:00 – 22:00.|
|Tourist information:||Kaunas Tourist Information Centre and Convention Bureau
Address: Laisves al. 36, Kaunas
Tel: +370 37 323 436