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.
||1 Litas (LT) = 100 cents
From 1 January 2015 Lithuania will become the 19th full-fledged member of the euro area, which will start using 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. 45280.
Baltic Times (has a great entertainment guide)
www.kaunas.lt, Lithuania Today (International): www.ltoday.lt
||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.
||Kaunas Tourist Information Centre and Convention Bureau
Address: Laisves al. 36
Tel: +370 37 323 436