Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum
A little west of the Vytautas statue, a stone turtle marks the entrance to the Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum. Inside, an incredible...
St Gertrude's Church
This Gothic gem of a church is tucked in a courtyard off Laisvės alėja. It was built in the late 15th century. Its red-brick crypt...
Presidential Palace of Lithuania
The eastern end of Vilniaus gatvė is dominated by the former Presidential Palace of Lithuania from where the country was run between...
The Kaunas Philharmonic is the main concert hall for classical music.
Trendy Miesto Sodas has a cool club, Siena in its basement and a varied menu. Sip on fresh carrot or beetroot juice and pick from...
Choral Synagogue information
Lonely Planet review
Not far north of the zoological museum stands one of the few remnants of Kaunas’ former Jewish community. Inside this functioning synagogue is a remarkable dark-wood and gold bimah, and outside resides a memorial to 1600 children killed at the Ninth Fort. The WWII Jewish ghetto was on the western bank of the Neris, in the area bounded by Jurbarko, Panerių and Demokratų streets.