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Formerly the capital of Lithuania, Kaunas impresses today’s visitor.
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||1 Litas (LT) = 100 cents|
|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.|
|Website||www.kaunas.lt, Lithuania Today (International): www.ltoday.lt|
Baltic Times (has a great entertainment guide)
|Tourist information||Kaunas Tourist Information Centre and Convention Bureau
Address: Laisves Aleja 36
Tel: +370 37 323 436