Kaunas Mosque


This small mosque is one of four in Lithuania and the only one made of brick in the Baltics, constructed here to replace the original wooden mosque from 1860.

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Nearby Kaunas attractions

1. Museum of Deportation & Resistance

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The Museum of Deportation & Resistance documents Lithuania's struggles with foreign oppression, between 1940 and 1990. The spirit of resistance was…

2. Lietūkis Garage Massacre Memorial


This small memorial in the courtyard marks the spot where, on June 27, 1941, during the first days of the Nazi occupation of the city, Lithuanian …

3. Sugihara House

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Kaunas-based Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara (1900–86) saved around 6000 Jewish lives between 1939 and 1940, issuing transit visas to stranded Polish…

4. Kaunas Museum for the Blind

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The catacombs of St Michael the Archangel Church are set up to let you experience a short spell as a person without sight.

5. St Michael the Archangel Church

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The Soviets turned this blue-domed neo-Byzantine church, which fills the sky so dramatically at the eastern end of Laisvės alėja, into a stained-glass…

6. Mykolas Žilinskas Art Gallery

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This art museum on three floors is based on the private collection of Mykolas Žilinskas, but is now operated by the National Čiurlionis Art Museum. The…

7. Statue of Man

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The statue of ‘Man’ in front of the Mykolas Žilinskas Art Gallery was modelled on Nike the Greek god of victory; it caused a storm of controversy when its…

8. Kaunas Picture Gallery

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This branch of the many-tentacled Čiurlionis museum exhibits works by 20th-century Lithuanian artists, including a particularly poignant Lithuania In…