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Once the capital of Lithuania in the 20s and 30s, today’s visitor cannot fail to be impressed with Kaunas. A city that has historically fought for its independence, its pride is evident in its many memorials and statues to past freedom fighters and poets. It’s a city of fine architecture and rich cultural heritage. 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.


Population 330,000
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
Newspapers Kauno diena
Lietuvos Rytas
Baltic Times (has a great entertainment guide)
Emergency numbers 112
Tourist information Kaunas Tourist Information Centre and Convention Bureau
Address: Laisves Aleja 36
Tel: +370 37 323 436
Email: info@kaunastic.lt