Kaunas has a reputation as a sprawling urban city and a hotbed of post-Soviet mafia. Think again. This vibrant city, the second largest in Lithuania, is a thriving cultural and industrial centre w...
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This swanky five-floor, four-star pillow parlour dates from 1892 and is top dog in town. Glass fronts the top floor where room 512 sports a peek-if-you-dare glass-walled bathroom overlook...
A reconstructed tower, sections of wall, and part of a moat are all that remain of Kaunas Castle, around which the town originally grew. Founded in the 13th century, it was an important bastion of Lithuania's western borders.
Trolleybus 7 from the bus or train stations termina...
...arge flat area is invariably written off as dull and short on vision. Yet it proffers a couple of Lithuania's most bizarre and blackest sights.
Three cities form a neat triangle. Complacent Kaunas, primary kick-off point for central-country forays, still rides on its sterling reputation as alternative Lithuanian capital during the interwar period when Vilnius was part of Poland. And...
A reconstructed tower, sections of wall and part of a moat are all that remain of Kaunas Castle, around which the town originally grew. Founded in the 13th century, it was an important bastion of Lithuania’s western borders.
Independent Lithuania's first parliament convened in 1920 at the Kaunas Musical Theatre, the former State Theatre Palace overlooking City Garden (Miestos Sodas) at the western end of Laisvės alėja since 1892.
Kaunas Apartments are newly renovated, furnished apartments in the very centre of Kaunas.Our apartments are tastefully decorated with a double bed, living room, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom an...
...njoy these gardens, where university gardeners tend rare and wonderful plants in a 1920s manor-house garden. The gardens are around 2km south of Old Town; to get there take bus 7 or 12 from Kaunas Castle.
Unity Sq houses both Kaunas Technological University which has 14,000 students, and the smaller Vytautas Magnus University, refounded in 1989 by an émigré Lithuanian.
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