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KAUNAS GUIDE

FREE COPY 2016–2017


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WELCOME TO KAUNAS!

KAUNAS TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE AND CONVENTION BUREAU Laisvės al. 36 LT-44240 Kaunas, Lithuania Tel. +370 37 323 436 Fax. +370 37 423 678 info@kaunastic.lt www.visit.kaunas.lt

WE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES: • Information on sightseeing in Kaunas; • Sightseeing tours in Kaunas and across Lithuania for single tourists, tourist groups or organizations; • Hotel bookings in Kaunas and across Lithuania; • Tour guide services; • Souvenir sales; • Car and bus rental; • Tickets for concerts, plays, sports, celebrations and other events, which are distributed by the national ticket distributor BILIETAI LT; • Gift vouchers.

Official App KAUNAS

OUR OFFICES: KAUNAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Self service terminal Oro uosto g. 4, Karmėlava, Kauno r. KAUNAS BUS STATION Vytauto pr. 24 (2016 temporary bus station located Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 at the shopping center “Akropolis”)

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KAUNAS RAILWAY STATION M. K. Čiurlionio g. 16

HOTEL PARK INN BY RADISSON KAUNAS K. Donelaičio g. 27 Tel. +370 37 306 100 KAUNAS TOWN HALL Rotušės a. 15 Tel. +370 616 50 991

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GENERAL INFORMATION

CULTURAL AREAS

PLACES TO SEE

GREEN KAUNAS

HEALTH

SHOPPING 4

CULTURE

KAUNAS – UNESCO DESIGN CITY

INTER-WAR ARCHITECTURE

KAUNAS DISTRICT

BOAT TRIPS

CATERING

EVENT CALENDAR

EXCURSIONS IN KAUNAS

MUSEUMS

MAP

ACTIVE LEISURE

ACCOMMODATION


GENERAL INFORMATION

LITHUANIA Lithuania is a land of grasslands and low hills located at the very heart of Europe on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Here you can visit the official geographical midpoint of Europe and the unique world heritage sites listed by UNESCO. You may admire the gorgeous nature or take part in the traditional Lithuanian celebrations.

OFFICIAL NAME OF THE COUNTRY – The Republic of Lithuania

COAT OF ARMS –

AREA – 65 300 square kilometers POPULATION ~ 2,9 million

NATIONAL FLAG – a tricolour consisting of yellow, green and red stripes

ETHNIC GROUPS IN POPULATION: Lithuanians ........83,7 % Polish ..................6,6 % Russians .............5,3 % other ...................4,4 % (according to the data of 2016)

OFFICIAL LANGUAGE – Lithuanian CAPITAL – Vilnius CURRENCY – Euro

CITIES THE LARGEST CITIES:

1. Vilnius —

532000 residents

ŠIAULIAI PANEVĖŽYS

KLAIPĖDA

UTENA

2. Kaunas —

298000 residents

3. Klaipėda —

154000 residents

4. Šiauliai —

103000 residents

KAUNAS VILNIUS MARIJAMPOLĖ ALYTUS

5. Panevėžys —

93000 residents

(according to the data of 2016)

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KAUNAS Kaunas is the most studentcentered city in Lithuania. Located in the central part of the country, it is surrounded by the two largest Lithuanian rivers, the Nemunas and the Neris. Kaunas City is wellknown for its unique museums. One of them hosts more than 3,000 devils, another one is a sanctuary of Lithuanian folk instruments and yet another invites visitors to enjoy the spellbinding melodies and paintings of M.K. Čiurlionis.

Visitors to the city can stroll along the pedestrian boulevard called Laisvės Alėja (Liberty Avenue) admiring the historical monuments or perhaps dive straight into the hustle and bustle of seasonal celebrations. The city, which is often called the capital of basketball, can take pride not only in the local basketball team, BC Žalgiris Kaunas, but also in other famous athletes, as well as the artists who contribute to creating the unique aura of the city. Architectural masterpieces, serene and original sightseeing trips—life in Kaunas will keep you on your toes. Come and see for yourselves! And if you are already here, we hope you have a memorable stay in Kaunas.

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CITY HISTORY The village which grew into the City of Kaunas was mentioned for the first time in chronicles in 1361. A stone castle was built in the 14th century to repel the forces of the Teutonic Order. Later, this castle became an important element of the city’s defences. In 1408, the City of Kaunas was granted the Magdeburg Rights by Vytautas the Great. Ever since then Kaunas has grown rapidly and its significance as a harbour and trading centre with Western Europe increased. The first school, public hospital and pharmacy were built in the 16th century and, at the end of that century, Kaunas was one of the best-developed cities of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. In 1812, Napoleon’s army crossed the Nemunas River near Kaunas. The city was destroyed twice during the war. The industrial and trade areas underwent a boom in development with the help of the railway, constructed in 1862, and the first power plant which was launched in 1898., Further development of Kaunas came, however, to a stop at the beginning of the First World War. When the Russians took over Vilnius in 1919, the National Board and the Ministers’ Office were established in Kaunas. The Poles occupied Vilnius in 1920 and, as a result, Kaunas became the temporary capital and the most significant city of Lithuania. In 1920, the Constituent Assembly of Lithuania, which laid the legal grounds for the restored State, gathered in Kaunas. During the years of independence, Kaunas expanded, its population increased and the industry flourished. The bus network was created in 1924 and the city water supply system was constructed in 1928. These times of prosperity ended, however, with the Soviet occupation which brought the gravest damage upon the city. When the independence of Lithuania was restored in 1991, new possibilities for development and international cooperation became available. At present, Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania.

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ARRIVING TO KAUNAS

HOW TO GET TO KAUNAS Kaunas can be reached easily by car, plane, train or bus ARRIVING BY PLANE Direct Ryanair and Wizz Air flights to Kaunas are available from 19 European airports – you can check schedules and changes www.kaunas-airport.lt. Bus No. 29 connects Kaunas International Airport with the city centre. The journey takes about 45 minutes with the bus timetable being coordinated with flight schedules. A taxi service is available for those who need a speedier transfer. There are also buses from Kaunas International Airport to Vilnius, Klaipėda, Riga and Minsk. KAUNAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Oro uosto g. 4 Karmėlava, Kauno r. Tel. +370 37 399 307 info@kun.lt www.kaunas-airport.lt

S. DARIUS AND S. GIRĖNAS AIRPORT Coordinates and location: 54 52 47 N, 023 52 51 E Southwest part of Kaunas city Veiverių g. 132 Tel. +370 37 291 912 www.aleksotasair.lt

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ARRIVING TO KAUNAS

ARRIVING BY BUS Local and international bus transfers are provided by Kautra, Eurolines, Ecolines, TOKS and Lux Express. In 2016 Kaunas TEMPORARY BUS STATION - Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49

KAUNAS BUS STATION Vytauto pr. 24 Tel. +370 37 409 060 International Ticket Office Tel. +370 37 322 222

Purchase bus tickets at www.autobusubilietai.lt www.eurolines.lt

ARRIVING BY TRAIN Kaunas can be reached easily by train from both Lithuanian and international cities (direct connection with Bialystok, Poland). The railway station is in a convenient location as it takes barely 15 minutes on foot to reach the central city street (Laisvės Alėja; Liberty Avenue). KAUNAS RAILWAY STATION M. K. Čiurlionio g. 16 Tel. +370 37 221 093 www.litrail.lt

Purchase tickets at www.traukiniobilietas.lt

CAR RENTAL COMPANIES

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RENT EXPRESS Pramonės pr. 103 Tel. +370 614 60 420 www.rentexpress.lt

BUDGET Savanorių pr. 443A Tel. +370 640 40 820 www.budget.lt

CITYBEE Veiverių g. 150 Tel. +370 700 44 844 www.citybee.lt

BUS RENTAL “KAUTRA” A. Juozapavičiaus pr. 84 Tel. +370 37 341 800 www.kautra.lt

FORTUNA RENT A CAR K. Donelaičio g. 27 Tel. +370 685 27 939 www.rentacar.lt

AVIS Taikos pr. 127D Tel. +370 37 454 444 www.avis.lt

CARS RENT 24 Tel. +370 616 22 202 www.carsrent24.lt

AUTOGRUPĖ H. ir O. Minkovskių g. 134 Tel. +370 604 44 955 www.autogrupe.lt

Comfortable and fast connection in Lithuania. Browse for the tickets online. Discounts for groups. www.traukiniobilietas.lt Tel. +370 700 55111


ARRIVING TO KAUNAS

PUBLIC TRANSPORT The price of a single (one-way) bus or trolleybus ticket is 0,80 EUR. The tickets can only be purchased from the driver on the bus or trolleybus. Please help the driver by having the correct amount ready. These tickets do not need to be validated. You can also purchase a three-day, seven-day or monthly e-ticket for public transport. E-tickets are sold at the newspaper stands or online at www.kvt.lt Taxis can be hailed on the streets or called by phone. The average price for one kilometer by taxi is 0,70 EUR.

TAXI MOBILE APP FOR TAXI Mobile App “eTAKSI” – the fast and easy way to get a taxi in Kaunas city. Reach a wide network of taxi companies and private taxi drivers just in a few seconds. Locate yourself, enter a destination and get a route, offers with prices and confirm your trip. Download a free App from Google play, App Store and Windows store. www.etaksi.lt

CAR PARKING Paid parking zones in Kaunas include the entire central area and the Old Town from 08.00 AM to 06.00 PM on business days and the Town Hall Square from 08.00 AM to 24.00 PM on every day. These zones are divided into areas of different hourly rates ranging from 0,30 EUR to 1,20 EUR. There are parking meters which take payment with special parking cards or coins (most of them), or you can pay by sending a text message. The locations where parking is paid are clearly marked with appropriate road signs. Free parking is allowed at weekends and during public holidays (except in the Town Hall square) as well as at designated free parking zones e.g. the car park at the Akropolis Shopping and Entertainment Centre, the area along Karaliaus Mindaugo Street. Information about parking prices and conditions may change, watch the traffic and parking signs. More information can be obtained at: PUBLIC INSTITUTION “AUTOMOBILIŲ STOVĖJIMO AIKŠTELĖS” Puodžių g. 24-1 Tel. +370 37 321 648

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CULTURE Kaunas – the city of culture: music, theatre, dancing, design and even more… Art and culture prevail in all spheres and fields presented to local people and visitors. Visit the city events, art galleries, get acquainted with different styles of architecture.

When was the last time you went to the theatre? The national drama theatre is open to foreign guests after renovation, some performances are held with translations into the English language. Find our street art, bohemian cafes in the centre and the old town, go up the town to the Žaliakalnis area or close to the train station – the Šančiai area, where you will really feel the spirit of people living there. In an excursion Kaunas – the city of design you can see the homes of local people in an exceptional design, equipped in an interwar modernistic style. Feel the aura of the city and take advantage of it!


EVENTS

EVENT CALENDAR

APRIL 11 KAUNAS JAZZ

MAY

11 KAUNAS HANSEATIC DAYS 11 INTERNATIONAL SPORTING DANCES CONTEST „GINTARINĖ PORA 2016“ 11 KAUNAS CITY PUPILS’ SONG FESTIVAL 11 DESIGN WEEK 11 INTERNATIONAL CHOIR FESTIVAL „KAUNAS CANTAT“ 11 KAUNAS STREET ART FESTIVAL “NYKOKA”

JUNE

11 PAŽAISLIS MUSIC FESTIVAL 11 BIKE SHOW MILLENIUM 11 KAUNAS MARATHON

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EVENTS

EVENT CALENDAR

JULY

11 PAŽAISLIS MUSIC FESTIVAL 11 OPERETTA AT KAUNAS CASTLE

AUGUST 11 PAŽAISLIS MUSIC FESTIVAL

OCTOBER SEPTEMBER 11 KAUNAS BIENNIAL 11 KAUNAS PHOTO

11 DANCE FESTIVAL „AURA“ 11 KAUNAS FILM FESTIVAL 11 KAUNAS BIENNIAL 11 INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ARTS AND MUSIC FESTIVAL

11 INTERNATIONAL KAUNAS FILM FESTIVAL

11 KAUNAS JAZZ AUTUMN

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

11 KAUNAS BIENNIAL

11 INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF CONTEMPORARY ACADEMIC MUSIC „IŠ ARTI“

11 CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING FESTIVAL AND CHRISTMAS TOWN

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EVENTS KAUNAS JAZZ FESTIVAL

April:  www.kaunasjazz.lt The first International Festival of Kaunas Jazz was organized in 1991 by a small group of enthusiasts led by Jonas Jučas. The aim of expanding the extent of Kaunas Jazz was already explicit at that time. Later on, the Festival guests’ concerts in other cities of Lithuania became an integral part of the Kaunas Jazz Festival. Every year the Kaunas Jazz Festival changes the image of the city – hundreds of cheerful people fill the city streets and halls to enjoy the sounds of jazz. The Kaunas Jazz Festival takes place at the end of April. For several years Jonas Jučas, the organiser of the Festival, used to end it with his traditional phrase–‘No more jazz!’. It seems that people believed this statement only at the end of the first Festival; subsequently this phrase meant a traditional goodbye until next spring.

INTERNATIONAL SPORTING DANCES CONTEST „GINTARINE PORA“

May:  www.tautosnamai.lt „Gintarine pora“ – the most famous contest of sporting dances has deep traditions in Lithuania. The International prestigious sport branch contest is organized in Kaunas every year and attracts 500 dancers from Belgium, Holland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Finland, Russia, Italy, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and other foreign countries. Excellent judges and educators are invited from all the above countries. The contest continues for two days in six stages. The closing event includes a concert and the award of laurels to the winners. „Gintarine pora“ – is a junior dancers’ school and a traditional show of art and sport, which gives Lithuania prominence in the world. The initiators of the sporting dance contest are esteemed coaches and judges from the Lithuania Jūrate and Česlovas Norvaišos; the organizer is the Kaunas cultural centre „Tautos namai“.

KAUNAS HANSEATIC DAYS

May:  www.kaunas.lt One of the most significant cultural events, now established in Kaunas for several years is the celebration of the birthday of the City of Kaunas. The Festival has already become a popular tradition among citizens. The City of Kaunas has a very important anniversary in 2016 – 608 years since the city was granted Magdeburg Rights (equivalent to autonomy from the King’s jurisdiction). Kaunas is now the only Lithuanian city that is a part of the union of the New Hansa cities, so that the mediaeval theme of the Festival distinguishes it from festivals in all other Lithuanian cities. The City welcomes all to join in with mediaeval culture, music, dances, plays, games and crafts, as well as knights fighting in an international tournament to win a sword of the chief of the Lithuanian army.

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EVENTS KAUNAS CITY PUPILS’ SONG FESTIVAL

May or June:  www.vmlr.lt A theatrical Festival for children and youth choirs, as well as instrumental groups and groups of folk and modern dances, the Festival includes various types of arts, 4000 performers and 10000 participants.

BIKE SHOW & AUTO SHOW MILLENNIUM

June:  www.bikeshow.lt „Bike Show Millennium, Kaunas“ – is the greatest show for bikers, aviators, stuntmen, musicians and their fans in Lithuania. „Tornado spirit“ attracts more and more participants from various countries. It is one of the most impressive auto-moto shows in Lithuania with famous musicians and dancers participating in the programme.

PAŽAISLIS MUSIC FESTIVAL

Three months of music (June–August): www.pazaislis.lt During the greatest event of classical music in Lithuania, the Pažaislis Music Festival, the audience can traditionally enjoy concerts by world-famous performers and premières by Lithuanian composers throughout the three summer months. Since 1996, when the first Pažaislis Music Festival took place, many of the world’s music elite have visited Lithuania. The Festival’s eclectic programme satisfies even the most sophisticated tastes – from ancient music to jazz, from subtle chamber music to grand vocal instrumental pieces, from new pieces of modern music premières to impressive Lithuanian drama performances in the vicinity of Kaunas Castle.

OPERETTA AT KAUNAS CASTLE

July:  www.operetta.lt This is a unique musical event in the open that attracts audiences with various tastes. Light music, full of fun and optimism, wonderful costumes and decorations, and the performers’ professionalism have boosted the popularity of the Festival. The Festival „Musical in Kaunas Castle“ takes place on July 6, the Day of Lithuania’s Statehood, and is an outstanding highlight of the day. „Operetta at Kaunas Castle“ is an original festival, the first of its kind in Eastern Europe. This event includes not only popular fragments of musicals and operettas, but also some new pieces, never heard before, are performed by singers and musicians from Lithuania and other countries.

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EVENTS INTERNATIONAL DANCE FESTIVAL „AURA“

September–October:  www.dancefestival.lt In 1989, AURA (Kaunas Modern Dance Theatre) organized the first modern dance festival in Lithuania, and since then has been considered to be an progenitor of modern dance in Lithuania. In following years, about 1000 dancers have performed on the stage of the Festival, and many modern dance seminars have been organized. Dance groups from different parts of the world, ranging from Japan to the USA, have taken part in the Festival. Already traditional and well‑known, the International Modern Dance Festival is held in Kaunas every year in October. The Festival aims at introducing various developments in modern dance, one of the most popular forms of art in the Western world, and performances of troupes and individual dancers from all over the world.

THE INTERNATIONAL KAUNAS FILM FESTIVAL

September–October:  www.kinofestivalis.lt The Festival shows recently released and widely acclaimed films which reflect the current developments and trends in cinema. Today, Kaunas IFF is one of Lithuania’s most appreciated film festivals and the main film event in Kaunas. The main priority of Kaunas IFF is a combination of the artistic and social statements in film. The festival maintains a strategy of presenting exclusively Lithuanian or Baltic premières.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING FESTIVAL AND TOWN CHRISTMAS

December:  www.tautosnamai.lt The Christmas event marathon starts in the town square with lighting of the Christmas tree. Every year the main city Christmas tree offers surprises with unusual and non‑traditional decorative ideas. The lighting of the Christmas tree is only the beginning of the Christmas period because the City at Christmas is full of handmade souvenirs and delicacies – and, of course, Santa Claus welcomes visitors throughout December.

THE WHEELS OF TIME INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUES AND FLEA MARKET

Those looking for an interesting and original ornament, a postage stamp or a coin to add to their collections, a longed-for picture to adorn a room or perhaps an antique piece of furniture, will surely find it all at the Kaunas Wheels of Time International Antiques and Flea Market. This is a perfect place to admire many items from the recent and long past, to expand your knowledge of history and have a great time. The Market is held at

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EVENTS the URMAS Trade Town in Kaunas three times a year and will be soon celebrating its 10th anniversary. Every time the Market attracts a large number of antiques collectors, dealers, numismatists, philatelists and sellers of antique books from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and other European countries. The Wheels of Time International Antiques and Flea Market is held in March, May and September. Over 300 traders come together under one large roof. Visitors to the Market can share their impressions about their newly‑acquired (albeit old) items and their history having a great time with those of like mind for the whole three days. The Festival also has something to offer for automobile enthusiasts who can admire awe-inspiring vintage vehicles from Germany and England. www.sendaikciai.lt, www.fleamarket.lt, www.urmas.net

CAR BOOT SALES

Car boot sales are popular in Western Europe. People come in their cars and sell goods straight from the boots. This is typically perceived as a way to meet others and spend your free time rather than a commercial activity. Car boot sales offer everything people want to get rid off, starting from household items and clothes and ending with ornaments, various trinkets, pictures, etc. Anyone who has unwanted items and wishes to sell or trade them instead of throwing them out can participate in car boot sales as a seller. Such sales are also popular among young artists. Different from the so-called flea markets which are already held in Lithuania, car boot sales are not commercial. The people selling their goods there do not do so on a regular basis; they do not earn their living this way or receive a significant amount of income. The goal of the car boot sales is to socialize, meet people with similar thinking and simply have a good time rather than make money. Car boot sales are held all year round in the area of the URMAS Trade Town near the Office Center 1000 from early morning every Sunday, every Saturday – Griniaus g. 8 in Vilijampolė. For more information please visit www.bagaziniuturgus.lt.

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CULTURAL AREAS IN KAUNAS THEATRES NATIONAL KAUNAS DRAMA THEATRE Laisvės al. 71 Tel. +370 37 224 064 www.dramosteatras.lt KAUNAS MUSICAL THEATRE Laisvės al. 91 Tel. +370 37 200 933 www.muzikinisteatras.lt KAUNAS CHAMBER THEATRE Kęstučio g. 74a Tel. +370 37 228 226 www.kamerinisteatras.lt KAUNAS PUPPET THEATRE Laisvės al. 87a Tel. +370 37 221 691 www.kaunoleles.lt KAUNAS DANCE THEATRE “AURA“ M. Daukšos g. 30a Tel. +370 37 202 062 www.aura.lt KAUNAS SMALL THEATRE M. Daukšos g. 34 Tel. +370 37 226 090 www.mazasisteatras.lt THEATRE CLUB Vilnius g. 22 Tel. +370 698 70 787 www.teatroklubas.lt

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CINEMAS

GALLERIES

CINAMON Islandijos pl. 32 Tel. 1588 www.cinamonkinas.lt

KAUNAS PICTURES GALLERY K. Donelaičio g. 16 Tel. +370 37 221 779 www.ciurlionis.lt

FORUM CINEMAS Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. 1567 www.forumcinemas.lt

M. ŽILINSKAS ART GALLERY Nepriklausomybės a. 12 Tel. +370 37 222 853 www.ciurlionis.lt

ROMUVA Laisvės al. 54 Tel. +370 37 202 788 www.ktromuva.lt

KAUNAS PHOTO GALLERY Rotušės a. 1 / Vilniaus g. 2 Tel. +370 37 321 789 www.kaunasgallery.lt


“MENO FORMA” Savanorių pr. 166 Tel. +370 698 01 667 galerija.meno.forma

“101” GALLERY by Vytautas Magnus University Muitinės g. 7 www.galerija101.lt

OTHER INSTITUTIONS CULTURAL CENTRE „TAUTOS NAMAI“ Vytauto pr. 79 / Kęstučio g. 1 Tel. +370 37 320 661 www.tautosnamai.lt ARTISTS’ CLUB V. Putvinskio g. 56 Tel. +370 37 223 144 www.kmn.lt KAUNAS STATE PHILHARMONIC L. Sapiegos g. 5 Tel. +370 37 200 478 www.kaunofilharmonija.lt OFFICERS’ CLUB „KARININKŲ RAMOVĖ“ A. Mickevičiaus g. 19 Tel. +370 37 209 022 KaunoRamove

POST GALLERY Laisvės al. 51A Tel. +370 692 92 332 www.postgalerija.lt

„BALTA“ GALLERY M. Valančiaus g. 21 Tel. +370 37 200 885 www.tdg.lt

KAUNO LANGAS M. Valančiaus g. 5 Tel. +370 687 80 273 www.klangas.lt

„EGLĖS“ GALLERY Raguvos g. 9-2 Tel. +370 37 205 872 www.emm.lt

MENO PARKAS Rotušės a. 27 Tel. +370 698 74 301 www.menoparkas.lt

„AUKSO PJŪVIS“ K. Donelaičio g. 62 / V. Putvinskio g. 53 Tel. +370 37 752 750 www.auksopjuvis.lt

CULTURE AND SPORTS CENTER „GIRSTUTIS“ Kovo 11-osios g. 26 Tel. +370 37 454 480 www.girstutis.lt KAUNAS JAZZ CLUB Rotušės a. 29A Tel. +370 37 750 145 www.kaunasjazz.lt „ŽALGIRIO“ ARENA Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50 Tel. +370 37 354 403 www.zalgirioarena.lt KAUNAS SPORT HALL Perkūno al. 5 Tel. +370 37 201 628 www.sportohale.lt

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Contemporary Capital

With this slogan Kaunas is pursuing the title of the European Capital of Culture for 2022. Find our news, contribute with your ideas: www.kaunas2022.eu, Kaunas2022 #kaunas2022 #contemporarycapital


CULTURE

KAUNAS – UNESCO DESIGN CITY

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Launched in 2004, the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN) aims to strengthen cooperation with and among cities that have recognized creativity as a strategic factor of sustainable development as regards economic, social, cultural and environmental aspects. By joining the Network, cities acknowledge their commitment to sharing best practices, developing partnerships that promote creativity and the cultural industrines, strengthening participation in cultural life and integrating culture in urban development plans. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network covers seven Creative fields: Crafts and Folk Arts, Design, Film, Gastronomy, Literature, Media Arts and Music. In December, 2015 Kaunas has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and became the first city in Eastern and Western European countries that received the Design City Status. Certainly, this will contribute to the ambition of Kaunas Modernist Interwar Architecture to join UNESCO World Heritage List. Design network includes such cities throughout the world, as Montreal (Canada), Kobe (Japan), Helsinki (Finland), Detroit (USA), Bilbao (Spain), Singapore (Singapore), Berlin (Germany), Bandung (Indonesia), Puebla (Mexico), Budapest (Hungary), Curitiba (Brasil), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Shanghai (China), Nagoya (Japan), Seoul (South Korea), Saint-Étienne (France), Dundee (Scotland), Torino (Italy), and Graz (Austria). 2

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1, 3. Martynas Plepys, „Ekskursas“, 2015. 2. Rimantas Šerkšnys, 2015. 4–7. Design Week 2016 in Kaunas

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Designated UNESCO Design City in 2015

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PLACES TO VISIT Kaunas is inseparable from historical events dating to Hanseatic merchants, Napoleon, Vytautas the Great and other prominent personalities. You can trace all sights while strolling the oldest streets, to find the castle or the town hall, often called the “white swan”. Most probably you will meet wedding couples on the way, who swear eternal love to each other in the very heart of the city.

You can admire Arch Cathedral Basilica, other churches of different architectural styles, listen to the legend of the house of “Perkūnas”. Kaunas is versatile; in the central part you will have the possibility not only to walk “Laisvės aleja” – the boulevard for pedestrians, but also to try funiculars – the only ones in Lithuania as well as to see the city panorama from the terrace of the Christ Resurrection Basilica. You can also go for a walk or spend your time sporting in the Nemunas island park, the island hosts the most modern “Žalgiris” arena in the Baltics. A bit further from the city centre the baroque masterpiece Pažaislis Monastery and the fortress invite guests for a visit.

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EXCURSIONS

TOURS IN KAUNAS

Kaunas tourism information center and convention bureau offers original ways to get to know Kaunas. Unique guided tours allow you to glimpse the real charm of the city and see things that you never expected! THE SPIRIT OF KAUNAS CATACOMBS Kaunas tourism information center and convention bureau offers a unique possibility to see the underground Kaunas and provides a glimpse of the real spirit of catacombs! If you are not afraid of ghosts, sleepwalkers’ breathing, or rattling chains, this tour is just for you! According to ancient legends, there is a labyrinth of catacombs under Kaunas, connecting various buildings in the Old Town. Kaunas was a city-fortress, and parts of its fortifications and catacombs can be visited to see places formerly accessible only to the privileged.

BEER ROUTE IN KAUNAS Discover when and where beer brewing started, its advantages and disadvantages. Find out what beer Lithuanians brewed first in Europe. Taste some special beer appreciated by Moscow millionaires. Observe the brewing process using new technologies. See the God of Beer, the world’s smallest beer glass, and a collection of beer glasses and mugs. Discover where British lords, NATO General Secretary D. Robertson, FIFA Vice President M. Platini, former Russian Prime minister E. Primakov and other famous people tasted beer. The tour ends at one of the oldest Lithuanian breweries, established in 1866, famous for its unique technologies, tasting its outstanding beer, of course.

KAUNAS – PROVISIONAL CAPITAL Kaunas – the most important Lithuanian city between 1919-1940. At that time the city, which nowadays is becoming the part of UNESCO, flourished for its unique modernistic style of architecture, diplomatic representatives started opening. On this excursion you will get acquainted with historical Presidential palace, former houses of Parliament, post office, house of officers, Unity square, visit musical theatre square. We will offer you to get on to the terrace of the Christ resurrection church to admire wonderful views of the city.

REFLECTIONS OF KAUNAS MODERNISTIC ARCHITECTURE In 2015 Kaunas was granted the sign of European heritage and included into the list of UNESCO design cities. Nowadays – this is an exceptional inheritance, witnessing the golden period of flourishment of the city, when Kaunas as a historical capital of Lithuania developed its modernistic architecture in parallel with other European cities. Don’t miss the chance of learning the phenomenon of modernistic architecture combining national style elements.

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EXCURSIONS MEDIEVAL KAUNAS This route is only for getting acquainted with medieval Kaunas when it was famous for trade contacts created by Hanseatic merchants who hosted the city. While travelling all by yourselves, you will learn about the history of Kaunas feel the spirit of the Middle Ages, visit the oldest Kaunas sites which have already then started shaping the identity of the city and glorified it in Europe.

KAUNAS COMPLIMENTS WOMEN At the beginning of the 20th century, Kaunas was called “Little Paris”. The capital city lived a colourful, effervescent life, and its driving force was the charming Kaunas ladies who kept pace with fashions, manners, and lifestyle of West European cities. During the tour “Kaunas Compliments Women” you will learn about Kaunas high society life, about scarves made by using special shabori technique, taste the magic love potion “Liubčik”, and discover some secrets about jewelry in the Jewel Museum.

STRONG ALCOHOL DEGUSTATION IN FACTORY „STUMBRAS“ „Stumbras“ museum gives an overview on the development of alcohol consumption culture in Lithuania and presents the role of the company in the process of industrialization. Visitors may get acquainted with the history of the distillery: century-old buildings, documents from archives and photographs. The exposition shows a collection of historical things related with „Stumbras“ company including devices used in the process of production, labels and packing variety. A part of the museum is devoted to a room of Mykolas Velykis who was a coowner of the distillery in the interwar period. The room is furnished following authentic traditions of those times. Visitors of „Stumbras“ museum have an exceptional opportunity to walk around the distillery and see how Stumbras’ drinks are produced and bottled in present modern factory.

KAUNAS – THE CITY OF DESIGN After World War I, Kaunas became a aspirations and ideas places for many younger generations artists, creators, painters. What kind of aesthetic taste had people? How modernistic architecture and art deco styles have been created and populated? Do not miss an opportunity to know about famous artists and painters of interwar period, who created, formed and populated Kaunas modernistic architectures objects and spaces. During this excursion the most popular objects of interwar architecture will be presented, participants will also have a real opportunity to discover private houses with interwar interior. For more details please contact us: KAUNAS TOURISM INFORMATION CENTER AND CONVENTION BUREAU Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas, LT-44240 Tel. +370 37 323 436, +370 616 23 828 E-mail: info@kaunastic.lt www.visit.kaunas.lt

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KAUNAS CASTLE

01 Pilies g. 17

Tel. +370 37 300 672  www.kaunomuziejus.lt The castle was built in the 14th century at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers with the purpose of repelling the attacks of the Teutonic Order. Kaunas Castle was the first stone castle in Lithuania and also the only one fortified with two rows of defensive walls. A village was established around this gothic defensive structure which, over time, developed into the present City of Kaunas. The castle was first mentioned in written records in 1361 when it was destroyed by the forces of the Teutonic Order. The castle was rebuilt several times but lost its significance in 1408 when the City of Kaunas was granted Magdeburg Rights and the centre of the city was transferred to the Market (Town Hall) Square of those times. At present, Kaunas Castle hosts a branch of the Kaunas City Museum; cultural events are frequently held in its vicinity. OPEN: (June - August) II - VI 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM, VII 10.00 AM - 4.00 PM (September - May) II - V 10.00 AM - 6.00 PM, VI 10.00 AM - 5.00 PM.

TOWN HALL

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Tel. +370 37 208 220 www.kaunomuziejus.lt The Town Hall is often referred to as the White Swan. Its construction started in 1542. The building encompasses elements of Gothic, Renaissance, late Baroque and early Classical architecture. In the middle ages, the Town Hall was the heart of the city hosting the main city market on the Town Hall Square. Following its last reconstruction in 1973, the Town Hall was turned into a ‘wedding palace’. At present, Town Hall host is the City museum. The Tourism Information Centre is also to be found in Town Hall. OPEN: II – VI 10 AM – 6 PM, VII 10 AM – 4 PM.

CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF

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Vilniaus g. 1  Tel. +370 37 324 093 This is the only Gothic cathedral basilica and the largest Gothic building of a sacred nature in Lithuania. Even though the church was built in the 15th century, it was reconstructed many times and acquired elements of Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Neo-Gothic and Neo-Baroque architecture. The cathedral has nine altars and the sacristy is covered in crystal domes. The Priest and Poet Jonas Mačiulis–Maironis is buried in the southern wall of the church. The Samogitian Bishop Motiejus Valančius and the first Lithuanian Cardinal Vincentas Sladkevičius are also buried in the cathedral basilica.


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HOUSE OF PERKŪNAS

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Aleksoto g. 6  www.perkunonamas.lt The House of Perkūnas is the most original and breathtaking residential building representing Gothic architecture in Lithuania. It is believed that the house was built in the second half of the 15th century. The house is associated with numerous legends and stories telling about the merchants of the Hanseatic League and the statuette of God of Thunder (in Lithuanian, Perkūnas) which was found in the wall of the building in the 19th century. The first Kaunas Drama Theatre also opened its doors in this building in 1843. At present, the House of Perkūnas belongs to the Jesuit Gymnasium and houses the Memorial Museum of Adomas Mickevičius. Nowadays the House of Perkūnas belongs to Jesuit gymnasium, hosting an exhibition of A. Mickevičius’ life and creative work. Various other exhibitions are held, trips are organized and workshops of traditional crafts are welcomed.

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VYTAUTAS THE GREAT CHURCH

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Aleksoto g. 3  Tel. +370 37 203 854 Built in the 15th century, this church was one of the first Gothic buildings of Kaunas. The building was originally owned by the Franciscans; during the Napoleonic wars, however, it was used by the military as a warehouse for ammunition. During the period from 1845 to 1953, the church was taken over by the Orthodox Christians. The Writer/Canon J. Tumas Vaižgantas is buried in the church and his memorial museum is located nearby.

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VYTAUTAS THE GREAT BRIDGE

06 Vytautas the Great Bridge, which for a long time

had been known as the Bridge of Aleksotas, connects Aleksotas District and the Old Town. In the 19th century, it had a reputation as the longest bridge because it took 13 days to cross to the other side (actually, of course, only because of the different calendars used at each end). The bridge was demolished twice during the World War II. It was rebuilt in 1948 by the Architect L. Kazarinskis. The bridge lifting mechanism is still used and important even today. Having crossed the Nemunas River, you can take a ride on the funicular which will take you up to the Aleksotas scenic overlook which gives you a breathtaking panorama of Kaunas.

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Old Town; it is solely for pedestrians. The street features several buildings from the 16th century, several of which have been reconstructed. Even the distinctive telephone. booths suggest that you are walking along the street connecting the old and new parts of the city. The oldest street of the city often becomes the location for traditional events and celebrations, such as Kaunas City Days, Kaziukas (St. Casimir’s) Fair and the like.

PRESIDENTIAL PALACE

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REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA IN KAUNAS) Vilniaus g. 33  Tel. +370 37 201 778 The history of the Historic Presidential Palace started in 1846. Between 1998 and 2003, the Presidential Palace underwent restoration and, at present, welcomes visitors to a branch of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art. The Presidential Palace is symbolically ‘guarded’ by the bronze statues of Antanas Smetona, Kazys Grinius and Aleksandras Stulginskis, the three Presidents of the interwar period. OPEN: II–VII 11.00 AM – 5.00 PM, IV 11.00 AM – 7.00 PM. www.istorineprezidentura.lt

LAISVĖS ALĖJA (LAISVĖS AVENUE)

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pedestrians is one of a kind in Lithuania. It connects the most important parts of the city, the Old Town and the New Town. Both the start and the end of the avenue were formed in the 19th century and are precisely aligned East—West. Every spring this street is filled with the hustle and bustle brought by the Kaziukas (St. Casimir’s) Fair and Kaunas City Day celebrations. The street is also much liked by young dancers, musicians and artists who give performances all the year round.

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10 Laisvės al. 91 

Tel. +370 37 200 993 The Musical Theatre opened its doors in this building in 1940. The repertoire of the theatre includes operas, operettas, ballets and plays for children. The memorial dedicated to Romas Kalanta and designed by R. Antinis is located at the nearby city garden. www.muzikinisteatras.lt

WAR MUSEUM GARDEN

11 K. Donelaičio g. 64 32

Tel. +370 37 320 765 This is a unique city garden in the center of Kaunas. Visitors can admire the blazing Eternal Flame and the Freedom Monument (Sculptor J. Zikaras), the symbol of the Statehood of Lithuania. Many monuments dedicated to famous Lithuanian politicians, writers and historical book smugglers


PLACES TO SEE are also located here. The wooden crosses are a tribute to those who gave their lives for the Independence of Lithuania.

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KAUNAS FUNICULARS

12 Amerikos lietuvių g. 8, Aušros g. 6

Kaunas is the only city in Lithuania which has funiculars, the oldest means of transportation. Currently, the funiculars go up the hills in the Žaliakalnis and Aleksotas Districts. The Aleksotas funicular will bring you to a spectacular panorama of the city. The Žaliakalnis funicular takes you up to the monumental Christ’s Resurrection Church. OPEN: Amerikos lietuvių g. 8: (May) I – V 07.00 AM – 4.00 PM, VI 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM, lunch time – 11.00 AM – 12.00 AM, (June - August) I – VII 10.00 AM – 7.00 PM, lunch time – 2.00 PM – 3.00 PM; (September - April) I–V 07.00 AM – 4.00 PM, VI 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM, lunch time – 11.00 AM – 12.00 AM. ADMISSION: 1,50 EUR. Aušros g. 6: I - V 07.00 AM – 7.00 PM, VI - VII 09.00 AM – 7.00PM, on celebration days - closed. Ticket price 0,50 EUR.

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THE BASILICA OF CHRIST’S

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Žemaičių g. 31a  Tel. +370 37 229 222  www.prisikelimas.lt This church is the largest basilica in the Baltic States. Its construction took from 1932 to 1940. When Lithuania regained its independence in 1922, the idea was born to build a church as a symbol of gratitude to God for the restoration of independence. The construction works were interrupted by the Soviet occupation. The building was seized and turned into the Radio Factory after the war (later known as Banga). In 1990, the church regained its primary purpose. The main tower is 70 m high. Visitors to the church can go up to the roof of the church for a scenic overlook of the city. On the 6th April 2015, it was reclassified as a small basilica. VISITING HOURS FOR CHURCH TERRACE: (March to September) I – V 11.30 AM - 6.30 PM; VI – VII 11.00 AM - 6.30 PM; (October to February) I – V 12.00 AM – 6.00 PM, VI – VII 11.00 – 6.00 PM

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CHURCH OF ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL

(ALSO KNOWN AS THE GARRISON CHURCH) Nepriklausomybės a. 14  Tel. +370 37 226 676 The construction of this church lasted from 1891 to 1895. This is a Neo-Byzantine building and has all the features of an Orthodox Church. It was designed by Russian architects and intended for the Kaunas Garrison. Subsequently the church was remade into an art gallery. At present, it is a catholic church; the cellars of the church have been turned into the Kaunas Museum for the Blind and the path of the blind, an art installation called ‘The 21st Century Catacombs Labyrinth’.

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MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS

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V. Putvinskio g. 55 Tel. +370 37 229 475 www.ciurlionis.lt Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis National Art Museum is the only place where it is possible to get acquainted with Čiurlionis’ fantasy world coherently. Almost all creative heritage of this artist is kept only here: paintings, sketches, pictures, graphic works, musical works and photographs. Čiurlionis’ painting is philosophical, psychological, has religious contemplations and those of synthesis of arts. His art is both Lithuanian and cosmopolitan: the artist was very interested in the latest phenomena of the modernising society, science and art development and gained inspiration from nature, folklore, history and traditions of his homeland. OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM.

DEVILS’ MUSEUM

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Tel. +370 37 221 587  www.ciurlionis.lt It is the most unique and the only devils’ museum in the world. A famous Lithuanian painter, public figure and professor Antanas Žmuidzinavičius (1876–1966) started to assemble this collection which is widely known in the world now. The museum contains a collection of more than 3,000 devils: creations of fine and applied arts, souvenirs and masks not only from Lithuania but from around 70 countries. Every year thousands of guests who are interested in looking at this mythological creature visit the museum. You will find exhibits that correspond to your character features at The Devils’ Museum! There exists a great tradition: guests may present the museum with a devil. OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM.

SUGIHARA HOUSE

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Tel. +370 698 02184 www.sugiharahouse.com Sugihara house was a Japanese consulate in 1939-1940 where a famous Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara have been working. This diplomat became famous when he saved the lives of about 10,000 Lithuanian, Polish and German Jews during the years of World War II. He issued “life visas” to Japan without any official approval of Japanese Government. Many Jews called the gates which once were next to the house the “gates of hope”. The museum exhibits Chiune Sugihara’s life moments and stories of his saved people and their relatives who live all over the world. OPEN: I – V 10 AM – 5 PM, VI – VII 11 AM – 4 PM (05 01 – 10 31), I – V 11 AM – 3 PM (11 01 – 04 30).


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PAŽAISLIS CHURCH OF THE

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VIRGIN MARY AND THE CAMALDOLESE MONASTERY ENSEMBLE

T. Masiulio g. 31  Tel. +370 37 458 868  www.pazaislis.org This is one of the most beautiful ensembles of Baroque architecture in Lithuania. The ensemble was constructed in the 17th century for the Camaldolese Monastery. Its construction was supervised by the masters from Florence: Michelangelo Palloni, Joan Merli and Pietro Perti. The annual Pažaislis Music Festivals which are becoming more and more popular have been held here every summer since 1996. The sacral Museum of the Pažaislis Monastery Ensemble was opened in the southern part of the monastery in 2011. OPEN: II – V 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM, VI 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM ADMISSION: 4 EUR, 2 EUR for schoolchildren, students and seniors.

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CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE THE

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BERNARDINE MONASTERY

Papilio g. 7, 9  Tel. +370 37 224 659 This Gothic church has been standing at the confluence of the two rivers since the 15th century and is one of the oldest churches in Kaunas. The Gothic church and Monastery have exceptional facade forms. At present, the church is open to believers, citizens and tourists; visitors can see the remainders of catacombs near the central altar.

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ST. FRANCIS XAVIER CHURCH

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Rotušės a. 7, 8, 9  Tel. +370 37 423 098, +370 37 221 661 This late Baroque church with two majestic towers rising up towards the sky is located near the Town Hall. Its construction took from 1666 to 1720. It is famous for Adomas Mickevičius and Jonas Mačiulis‑Maironis having preached their sermons there. Now the monastery buildings host the Jesuit Gymnasium. This complex also has a terrace which is open for visitors who can admire the view over the Old Town.

CHURCH OF THE HOLY 21 TRINITY AND KAUNAS PRIEST SEMINARY

Rotušės a. 22 and A. Jakšto g. 1  Tel. +370 37 323 734 The construction of the Church of the Holy Trinity took from 1624 to 1634. It was built in the late Renaissance style but certain distinct features of Gothic architecture can also be discerned. The bell tower of the church was built in the 17th century when the Bernardine cemetery was expanded. The Seminary was constructed between 1933 and 1934. The building is of rational and modern forms with several historical touches.

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CHURCH OF ST. GERTRUDE

22 Laisvės al. 101a  www.gertrudosbaznycia.lt This church, which is one of the oldest in Lithuania, was built during the second half of the 15th century. This small sacred building in a former suburb is a Gothic monument of national significance. The crucifix, which has been kept there for several hundred years, is the most valuable object in the Church of St. Gertrude. There is a candle shrine near the church. Donors can light the candles which keep on burning for 7 days.

ST. CROSS (CARMELITE)

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Gedimino g. 1  Tel. +370 37 201 340  www.karmelituparapija.lt This church was constructed between 1685 and 1700. The building exhibits both high Baroque and Neo‑Classical styles.

ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH AND

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Benediktinių g. 8  Tel. +370 37 202 428 This church was built in the 15th century. This is the only sacred building of Gothic architecture which has an asymmetric plan in Lithuania.

EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN

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Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 3  Tel. +370 37 204 884 The construction of the church took from 1682 to 1683. The church exhibits elements of Baroque and Romanesque architecture.

CHURCH OF THE BODY OF

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Vilniaus g. 31/1 Construction took from 1682 to 1690. The building features Baroque architecture.

ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL

27 Vytauto pr. 38

The church was built in the first half of the 20th century and is delicately integrated into the landscape of the Serenity Park.

MOSQUE

28 Totorių g. 3

The mosque was constructed in 1930 by the architects V. Michnevičius and A. Netyksa. The building encompasses historic forms and oriental motifs.

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SYNAGOGUE

29 Ožeškienės g. 13 

Tel. +370 37 206 880  www.kaunasjews.lt This is one of the two synagogues open for believers in Lithuania. It was built in the second half of the 19th century.

CENTRAL MARKET OF KAUNAS

30 Pramonės pr. 16 

www.centrinisturgus.lt The Central Market of Kaunas truly justifies its name. This is the largest market in Kaunas with the greatest number of traders. The market offers a huge variety of products and goods and could lay claim to being the most modern Lithuanian market. Seven thousand square meters covered by a roof! The market is open for visitors every day from seven o’clock in the morning. The Central Market of Kaunas wakes up much earlier than the official business hours. Vehicles with fresh produce line up at the market entrance and goods are distributed to their selling points.

OFFICE CENTER „1000“

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www.1000lt.com Office Center 1000 is included in the Lithuanian records for the largest piece of stained glass (2821.43 m² total area, 88.482 m in width, and 31.887 m in height) used to decorate the ten-storey Office Center 1000. This is at the intersection of Taikos and Pramonės Streets in Kaunas. The stained glass is made of 2070 glass sheets manufactured in Holland and depicts the image of the 1000 Lithuanian Litas banknote which was in circulation during the period 1924–1941. The banknote design was created by Adomas Galdikas (1893–1969), a painter and graphics specialist. The Office Center was designed by Architect Rimas Adomaitis and opened its doors for visitors on August 21, 2008. This is an A class business and service centre.

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Islandijos pl. 32  www.mega.lt The sea aquarium located at the MEGA Shopping and Entertainment Center is the highest aquarium in the Baltic States and is listed among the top 10 highest aquariums of the world. This is one of the most awesome sites in Lithuania! The aquarium is 10 m high, 4 m wide, 11 m long and contains 170 thousand liters of water. The MEGA aquarium is home to more than 30 different species of tropical fish from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, and the Red, Mediterranean and Caribbean Seas. The fish are fed every day at 5 p.m., except on Saturdays when it is at 1 p.m. Do not miss the chance to see this with your own eyes.


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HISTORY At the end of the 18th century, when Kaunas became the border post of Russia, the Tsar decided to transform the city into a fortress, but the idea took shape only in 1871. Germany finally became united, and there was a need to strengthen the western borders of the empire. In 1880, Tsar Aleksandr II ratified the Kaunas fortress plan, covering an area of 25 km². The work started in 1882–89, but construction went on until 1915. STAGES OF CONSTRUCTION Construction was carried out in several stages. First, a defence circle consisting of 7 forts and 9 batteries, and central fortifications were built. Construction of administrative buildings in the city centre, reconstruction and refinement of fortifications were executed later. In 1903, construction of the ninth fort was planned, followed by the second defence circle (65 km²) in 1913– 1917; construction of this was interrupted by World War I.

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Žemaičių pl. 73 Tel. +370 37 377 750 www.9fortomuziejus.lt OPEN: I, III–VII 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM (04 01 – 10 31); III–VII 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM (11 01 – 03 31), except II.

МUSEUM OF THE

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Archyvo g. 61 Tel. +370 655 66 550 www.septintasfortas.lt OPEN: III - VI 10.00 AM - 5 PM, VII 10 AM - 3.00 PM.

FORTRESS CHARACTERISTICS The fortress consisted of forts, batteries, and the central defence system. The second group of buildings included storehouses for ammunition, gunpowder, weapons and spare parts, as well as bomb‑shelters. There were also food and grain storehouses. Barracks for soldiers were built in Šančiai, Panemunė and Freda. Administrative premises were built in the centre, including a dwelling house for military engineers and a military telegraph station. Utility buildings were added: stables, garages, storehouses, and others. Lately, the fortifications have been attracting increasing numbers of tourists from Lithuania and abroad, because few defence systems have survived unchanged in Europe as long as this. CENTRAL FORTIFICATION It consisted of a defence trench around the city with a triple metal fence at the bottom, a rampart behind it (the trench and the rampart had a curved shape, good for shooting from the flanks), and casemate storehouses. They were located in the areas of Aleksotas, Žaliakalnis and Vilijampolė. In Aleksotas they ran from the funicular, across the airport, the botanical gardens, and up to the banks of the river Nemunas. In Žaliakalnis they ran from the 7th fort, along Taikos Ave. and the present campus of Kaunas University of Technology, up to the banks of the Nemunas. In the area of Vilijampolė there were three fortification points, later to become the eighth fort.

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An abundant Kaunas interwar architecture accumulated over 20 years, its dense concentration in the city is a unique phenomenon in Europe; in the context of international modernism it reects both the then Bauhaus style trends and unique style of Lithuanian nationalism which distinguishes a modern, high-quality Kaunas interwar architecture from the European mainstream. Kaunas is the only city in the world where so much of the style of the buildings has survived to the present day.

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KAUNAS CENTRAL POST OFFICE

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ŽALIAKALNIS FUNICULAR

The central post building is one of the most important buildings representative of the inter‑war period – a contemporary centre of communication constructed in 1930–1932. It is a very valuable symbol of national modernistic architecture. Folk accents in the building are reflected by wood carvings on window rims, cement cornices, interior boasts of a ceramic floor laid with a national weave texture. The architect was F.Vizbaras.

The Palace, built in 1937, is an extravagant building of the late inter‑war period. It is distinguished by its ‘national’ style and patriotic symbols. The palace is made of local building materials which serve both for representation of the state and for the public need. This edifice is the location of the officers’ club and its decorative architecture testifies to the honorific status of officers during the inter‑war period. The architects of the building were Stasys Kudokas, Kazys Kriščiukaitis and Jonas KovaKovalskis; the engineer was Anatolijus Rozenbliumas.

This building exemplifies the maturity of modern Lithuanian culture. It is also a monument to one of the greatest lords of mediaeval Lithuania. The palatial building represents the identity of inter‑war architecture most vividly and expressively in a harmony of the inter‑relationship between modernism and tradition. Memorial Square, with monuments to famous people or events associated with independence, is close by. The architects were Vladimiras Dubeneckis, Karolis Reisonas and Kazimieras Kriščiukaitis.

At the end of the 1920s and the beginning of the next decade Kaunas experienced fast modernization. Much attention was devoted to improving the infrastructure of the city – water-supply, drainage and transport. While the Žaliakalnis funicular was being built there was consultation with a German specialist engineering company in Leipzig („Curt Rudolph Transportanlagen“). This company prepared the project and manufactured the funicular; electrical equipment was supplied by „AEG“ and the chassis was acquired from the Swiss firm „Theodor Bell“. The American Lithuanian company „Amlit“ in Kaunas made the vehicles. It takes 1min 38sec to go from the bottom to the top of the funicular. The Kaunas funiculars seemed in the pre‑war years to be the brightest and unique signs of leading technology, testifying to a fast‑growing city.


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This is the last cinema to start in free Kaunas. The largest and the most modern cinema has 687 seats. „Romuva“ is a unique heritage of Lithuanian cinema history. It is the only one to have preserved its role and structure to the present time. Preservation of this building has been the result of a great public effort. The architect was Nikolajus Mačiulskis (1940).

The laboratory was set up for research into raw material and items of military production. This is an international‑style building of functional architecture. Built in 1933–1935. the laboratory was equipped with the most modern facilities, produced in France. It had an exclusive item – a specially installed traction console. The chimneys on the roof became symbols of the building. The architect was Vytautas Landsbergis-Žemkalnis.

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MILK CENTRE

This is the most impressive contemporary multifunctional commercial and residential equivalent of inter‑war Kaunas. This palatial building was awarded a bronze medal and diploma of honour in the international exhibition ‘Art and Technique in Modern Life’ („Exposition Internationale des Arts et des Techniques“) Paris, 1937. The building is distinguished by its simplicity as well as its expressive and commanding architecture. In the interim period the ground floor was assigned to commerce: The „Milk centre“ shop, milk bar and the Murali parlour. The architect was Vytautas Landsbergis-Žemkalnis, 19311932.

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THE BASILICA OF CHRIST’S RESURRECTION

Undoubtedly the most exquisite example of sacred architecture in inter‑war Kaunas, the church is distinguished for its scale, urban situation and political importance. This is the symbol of independence and resurrection of the nation. The height of the tower is 63m. In Soviet times (1952) it was conveerted to a radio factory. In 1990 it was returned to the Catholic Church. On the 6th April 2015, it was reclassified as a small basilica. It was designed by Karolis Reisonas (1933–1940).

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MUSEUMS Don’t forget visiting at least few museums from 40 on the whole in Kaunas. The most popular of them is the Devil museum - the only one in the world with 3000 ‘devil exhibits”articles of applied art, souvenirs, masks from 70 countries.

Guests are offered to visit the museum of the Lithuanian composer and painter M.K.Čiurlionis, the IX fort exposition and jail of 1940-1941. The smallest visitors will have fun in the zoo or the zoo museum of Tadas Ivanauskas. “Nuclear” bunker hosts unique exposition of secret prosecution and spying facilities as well as abundance of other intriguing and unseen technique.

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MUSEUMS MIKALOJUS KONSTANTINAS ČIURLIONIS NATIONAL ART MUSEUM V. Putvinskio g. 55 [C3, G4] Tel. +370 37 229 475 www.ciurlionis.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM DEVIL‘S MUSEUM V. Putvinskio g. 64 [C3, G4] Tel. +370 37 221 587 www.ciurlionis.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM VYTAUTAS THE GREAT MILITARY MUSEUM K. Donelaičio g. 64 [C3, G4] Tel. +370 37 320 765 OPEN: II – VII 10 AM – 5 PM vytautodidziojo.karomuziejus

TADAS IVANAUSKAS ZOOLOGY MUSEUM Laisvės al. 106 [D3, G3] Tel. +370 37 200 292 www.zoomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 7 PM KAUNAS CASTLE Pilies g. 17 [D2, G1] Tel. +370 37 300 672 www.kaunomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – V 10 AM – 6 PM, VI 10 AM – 5 PM (09 01 – 05 31), II – VI 10 AM – 6 PM, VII 10 AM – 4 PM (06 01 – 08 31) MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF LITHUANIAN MEDICINE AND PHARMACY Rotušės a. 28 [D2, F1] Tel. +370 37 201 569 OPEN: II – VI 10 AM – 5 PM KAUNAS CITY MUSEUM Rotušės a. 15 [D2, H1] Tel. +370 37 208 220 www.kaunomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 10 AM – 6 PM, VII 10 AM – 4 PM ATOMIC BUNKER Raudondvario pl. 164A [C2] Tel. +370 682 66 666, +370 670 67 040 www.atominisbunkeris.lt Please contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

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MUSEUMS MUSEUM OF THE NINTH FORT Žemaičių pl. 73 Tel. +370 37 377 750 www.9fortomuziejus.lt OPEN: I, III – VII 10 AM – 6 PM (04 01 – 10 31), III – VII 10 AM – 4 PM (11 01 – 03 31)

THE M. AND K. PETRAUSKAI MUSEUM OF LITHUANIAN MUSIC K. Petrausko g. 31 [C5, F5] Tel. +370 37 733 371 www.kaunomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – V 10 AM – 6 PM, VI 10 AM – 5 PM

MUSEUM OF THE SEVENTH FORT Archyvo g. 61 [B5] Tel. +370 655 66 550 www.septintasfortas.lt OPEN: III – VI 10 AM – 5 PM, VII 10 AM – 3 PM

KAUNAS PICTURE GALLERY K. Donelaičio g. 16 [C4] Tel. +370 37 221 779 www.ciurlionis.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM

MUSEUM OF LITHUANIAN AVIATION Veiverių g. 132 [E2] Tel. +370 37 390 357 www.lam.lt OPEN: I – VI 9 AM – 5 PM

SUGIHARA HOUSE Vaižganto g. 30 [D5, H5] Tel. +370 698 02 184 www.sugiharahouse.com OPEN: I – V 10 AM – 5 PM, VI – VII 11 AM – 4 PM (05 01 – 10 31), I – V 11 AM – 3 PM (11 01 – 04 30)

LITHUANIAN OPEN AIR FOLK MUSEUM L. Lekavičiaus g. 2, Rumšiškės, Kaišiadorių district [A7] Tel. +370 346 47 392 www.llbm.lt Interior expositions are opened: I – VII 10 AM – 6 PM (05 01 – 09 30), I – VII 10 AM – 5 PM (10 01 – 10 15). Interior expositions are closed and visiting the museum as a park is available: I – VII 6 PM – 8 PM (05 01 – 09 30); I – VII 10 AM – 4 PM (10 16 – 03 31), I – VII 10 AM – 5 PM (04 01 – 04 30) JEWELLERY (GEMMOLOGY) MUSEUM L. Zamenhofo g./ Kurpių g. 13 [D2, H2] Tel. +370 37 227 780 OPEN: I – V 10 AM – 6 PM, VI 10 AM – 4 PM MAIRONIS LITHUANIAN LITERATURE MUSEUM Rotušės a. 13 [D1, H1] Tel. +37037 207 608 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM LITHUANIAN FOLK MUSIC HISTORY MUSEUM L. Zamenhofo g. 12 [D2, H2] Tel. +370 37 422 295 www.kaunomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – V 10 AM – 6 PM, VI 10 AM – 5 PM. MYKOLAS ŽILINSKAS ART GALLERY Nepriklausomybės a. 12 [D4, H5] Tel. +370 37 222 853 www.ciurlionis.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM

„STUMBRAS“ MUSEUM K.Būgos g. 7 [D5, H5] Tel. +370 686 94 388 www.stumbras.eu Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition. Visitors must be at least 18 years old.

EDUCATION HISTORY OF LITHUANIA MUSEUM Vytauto pr. 52 [D4, G5] Tel. +370 37 206 210 www.lsim.lt OPEN: I – IV 9 AM – 7 PM, V 9 AM – 5 PM, VI 10 AM – 3 PM (every first Saturday of the month) MUSEUM OF CHILDRENS’ LITERATURE K. Donelaičio g. 13 [D4, G5] Tel. +370 37 206 488 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM HISTORICAL PREZIDENTAL PALACE OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA IN KAUNAS Vilniaus g. 33 [D2, G3] Tel. +370 37 201 778 www.istorineprezidentura.lt OPEN: II – VII 11 AM – 5 PM, IV 11 AM – 7 PM MUSEUM OF LITHUANIAN SPORTS Muziejaus g. 7 [D1, H1] Tel. +370 37 220 691 www.lietuvossportomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 10 AM – 5 PM, on the last Thursday of each month museum is closed. 43


MUSEUMS MUSEUM OF BLIND (XX CENTURY CATACOMBS) Nepriklausomybės a. 14 [D4, G5] Tel. +370 37 226 676 OPEN: II – IV 9 AM – 2 PM

MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF JUOZAS GRUŠAS Kalniečių g. 93 [B6] Tel. +370 37 330 860 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM

MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF J. GRUODIS Salako g. 18 [B4] Tel. +370 37 732 498 www.kaunomuziejus.lt

EXPOSITION OF HISTORY OF LITHUANIA’S BANK AND MONEY Maironio g. 25 [D3, G4] Tel. +370 37 490 615 www.pinigumuziejus.lt

Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

HOUSE OF ADELĖ AND PAULIUS GALAUNIAI Vydūno al. 2 [C5, F5] Tel. +370 37 798 995 www.ciurlionis.lt Please contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

HISTORICAL, MILITARY EQUIPMENT EXHIBITION S.Dariaus ir S.Girėno g. 29A [E2, I2] Tel. +370 682 27 122 www.retromobile.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF JUOZAS ZIKARAS J. Zikaro g. 3 [C2, G3] Tel. +370 652 13 621 www.ciurlionis.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF JUOZAS-TUMAS VAIŽGANTAS Aleksoto g. 10-4 [D2, H1] Tel. +370 37 222 371 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF L. TRUIKIS AND M. RAKAUSKAITĖ E. Fryko g. 14 [D5, H5] Tel. +370 652 13 621 www.ciurlionis.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

SACRAL HERITAGE MUSEUM IN PAŽAISLIS MONASTERY T. Masiulio g. 31 Tel. +370 37 458 868 www.pazaislis.org Open: II – V 10.00 – 17.00, VI 10.00 – 16.00 MUSEUM OF INTERNATIONAL POLICE ASOCIATION IN KAUNAS Maironio g. 27 [C3, G3] Tel. +370 686 08 017 www.ipa.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

BALTIC CIRCUS CLOWNS MUSEUM Drobės g. 31 Tel. +370 670 16 445, www.cirkas.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

HOUSE-MUSEUM OF BALYS AND VANDA SRUOGOS B. Sruogos g. 21 [C6] Tel. +370 37 730 474 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF SALOMĖJA NĖRIS S. Nėries g. 7 Tel. +370 37 373 606 www.maironiomuziejus.lt OPEN: II – VI 9 AM – 5 PM

LIBRARY – MUSEUM OF LITHUANIA PRESIDENT VALDAS ADAMKUS S. Daukanto g. 25 [D3, G4] Tel. +370 37 751 047, www.adamkuslibrary.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

MUSEUM OF S. AND S. LOZORAIČIAI K. Donelaičio g. 58 [C4, G4] Tel. +370 37 327 839, www.diplomatiniskaunas.lt Please, contact in advance in order to visit the exposition.

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THE GREEN KAUNAS Kaunas is noted for plentiful of green areas. The parks are the most favorite among local folks and guests, just for having a stroll or going in for sports. Most parks have children playgrounds and field fitness facilities.

The old town Santaka park and the Nemunas island have sand handball playgrounds and bike lanes ,which are also favored by field skaters. Kaunas has the only zoo in Lithuania, with 250 animals species. The zoo belongs to „Ąžuolynas“ park, which is the biggest urban oak park in Europe.

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ĄŽUOLYNAS (OAKWOOD PARK)

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KAUNAS RESERVOIR REGIONAL PARK

The green oasis situated near the Kaunas Zoo is a recreational and sporting area much favored by the residents of Kaunas. Here you can encounter a statue of aurochs, the symbol of the City of Kaunas. This park is the largest oak grove growing within the boundaries of a city across the entire Europe. Each spring, the traditional annual Festival of Songs and Dances dedicated to the Lithuanian folk singing and dancing is held at the Valley of Songs located near the Oakwood Park.

Radvilėnų pl. 21 Tel. +370 37 332 540 The only national zoo in Lithuania was founded in an old oak grove. Here visitors can admire over 250 animal species and types from various continents of the world. The Kaunas Zoo can be easily reached by public transportation. Take bus route No. 3 from Vytauto Avenue or bus route No. 37 from K. Donelaičio Street. www.zoosodas.lt

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Miškininkų g. 2, Vaišvydava, Kauno raj. Tel. +370 37 383 070 Kaunas Reservoir Regional Park was established in 1992 to preserve the unique landscape of the artificial lake. The formation of the Kaunas Reservoir started in 1959 when the water flooded the Town of Rumšiškės. The coast of Kaunas Reservoir is home to Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant as well as many other highly valued natural and architectural sites, such as Lithuanian Open Air Folk Museum, Pažaislis Monastery Architectural Complex and a yacht club. The Kaunas Reservoir park territory contains many outcrops, hill forts and valleys of unrivaled landscapes, the most favored of which is the unique Juniper Valley in Arlaviškės Village. www.kaunomarios.lt


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NEMUNAS ISLAND PARK

Ž. E. Žilibero g. 6 Tel. +370 37 390 033 This oasis of parks, small bridges and gorgeous serene nature offers the visitors of a memorable spectacle of herbs and decorative plants. The Botanical Garden is located in the area of the Manor of Aukštoji Freda and can be reached by public transportation. Take bus route No. 35 from Vytauto Avenue. http://botanika.vdu.lt

The park is located at the very heart of the city on the Nemunas River Island. This area attracts the locals and the guests of the city as a great recreational zone for taking a stroll, doing sports or attending various sporting and entertainment events held at the magnificent Žalgiris Arena, the largest arena in the Baltic States.

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SANTAKOS PARKAS (CONFLUENCE PARK)

The park is located right at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers. Both the locals and the guests of the city love to take a stroll in this attractive place. The park is home for many city festivals and recreational activities. There is a children’s playground and a stadium. Many historical sites, such as, as for instance, the Kaunas Castle and St. George Church, are within a short walking distance. The visitors can also admire the city panorama and see the sculpture of Pope John Paul II.

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The Aukštoji Panemunė Pinewood is a great place for observing serene nature, enjoying fresh air and admiring the beauty of the legacy of natural heritage: the fellowship of the oak and the pine.

The Serenity Park is located near the bus station where the old cemetery used to be. You can also visit the nearby mosque.

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KAUNAS DISTRICT

TRADITIONAL EVENTS IN

KAUNAS DISTRICT TOURISM AND BUSINESS INFORMATION CENTER

2016

Pilies takas 1, Raudondvaris, Kauno rajonas Tel. +370 37 548 118 E-mail: info@turizmo-info.lt www.turizmo-info.lt

07 02 Bard festival „Acacia Alley“ in Kulautuva

The most actual info about places of interest in Kaunas district and Lithuania you will find in Kaunas district tourism and business information center. Professional team of the center will help you to highlight your year’s trips in advance!

07 06

SERVICES: • New books and brochures about Kaunas district and Lithuania • Tour guide services • Training and seminars organization • Small and medium business in Kaunas district new members consulting.

Statehood Day celebration event in Raudondvaris

08 08

The International Land Art festival „Land Art Raudondvaris“

EXCURSIONS, EDUCATIONS: • Palace maidservant confession • Chatting with countess Rozalija • A small shepherd – a huge workday • The Christmas conversion

09 10

Celebration of Agriculturalists Harvest “Rudens sambariai” in Raudondvaris

DISCOVER KAUNAS DISTRICT:

09 24

Tourist season closing hike in Ežerėlis ON FOOT

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TOP 5

WHAT’S WORTH TO SEE IN KAUNAS DISTRICT

# ZAPYŠKIS ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CHURCH

(Muziejaus g. 1, Dievogalos k.) It is one of the oldest brick houses in Lithuania, made by local bricklayers , a unique building of the II half of XVI cent. - gothic architecture. Every year in May the festival of kite lovers called “Between the Earth and the sky”, held next to the church ,attracts more and more people. Music festivals of Pažaislis and other events of professional art are also held here.

# RAUDONDVARIS PALACE

(Pilies takas 1, Raudondvaris, tel. +370 656 50755, www.raudondvariodvaras.lt) The XVII cent. renaissance architectural monument is kingly located on the right bank of the higher terrace of the Nevėžis river. This is the residence ruled and pursued by the noblest families of Lithuania, such as: Dzievaltauskiai, Kosakovskiai, Radvilos, Vorlovskiai, Zabielos and Tiškevičiai. Nowadays the palace hosts Kaunas district museum, in former palace stud there is –art incubator, in ice booth – tourism and business information centre, in orangery – restaurant. Professional art events are held , main district holidays organized here.

# ANTANAS AND JONAS JUŠKAI

ETHNIC CULTURE MUSEUM (KAUNAS DISTRICT MUSEUM DEPARTMENT)

(Kauno Mažoji g. 2, Vilkija, tel. +370 3755640, www.krmuziejus.lt) Antanas Juška was a priest, a collector of folklore, an ethnographer, a lexicographer who lived in that house, which former was a rectory, between 1862–1864,. The museum preserves the exhibits of activities and life of brothers Juškos and the examples of the mode of life of local people in Panemune region and Vilkija area. Exhibitions of folk artists, concerts of folk bands and international bagpipe festivals are constantly held here.

# BABTYNAS – ŽEMAITKIEMIS PALACE

(Žematkiemio g. 10, Žemaitkiemio k., tel. +370 687 18414, www.senasdvaras.lt ) The XVI cent. palace was founded on the right bank of the Nevezis river by the Šiukštos family. In 1999 a businessman Mindaugas Šventoraitis acquired the palace and started rebirth of the centre rich of art and culture. Not only buildings got a new image, but greenery, flowers, tree alley, chapel stands, once marking the palace corners, got reborn. Events of elite art are held here, such as : concerts of Pažaislis music festivals, plenaries. The palace is famous for collections of old transport technique.

# ŽIEGŽDRIAI AND ARLAVIŠKĖS

COGNITIVE PATHS (Kaunas sea regional park)

It is possible to know the history of Žiegždriai vaults if one goes for a walk choosing 1,6 km geological path - to admire and feel the magnificence of exposure layers . On the river bank, close to the Kalniškiai exposure, to look for a big conglomerate lump, called the ”Bear hump”. Visits to Arlaviskes juniper valley are becoming increasingly popular. The valley attracts those who are interested in botany, and those long for romantic strolls in nature. From the 1,3 km long cognitive path widening river Nemunas and the birds’ favorite Dabinta island come into view.

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We are waiting for you

Vytauto pr. 14, Kaunas

Attention. Quality. Experience.


HEALTH More and more visitors discover Kaunas as a destination for a health treatment and medical tourism. General practice and diagnostics, odontology, plastic surgery, SPA and rehabilitation centers attract clients from all of the Europe.

Kaunas meets visitors with a high qualification of doctors also modern equipment and the level of service quality meeting the highest standards. Despite high quality of services for 3-5 times lower prices comparing with Western Europe, Kaunas has also got such benefits, like cozy and compact city, nature and fresh air, cheap hotels. Lately “Wizz Air� announced about direct flights to Kaunas from Norway and the Netherlands, Kaunas is now connected with 20 other cities in Europe.

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MEDICAL TOURISM

GENERAL PRACTICE AND DIAGNOSTICS

THE AESTHETIC SURGERY CENTRE Partizanų g. 17 Tel. +370 657 47 420 www.plastinechirurgija.lt

THE GENERAL MEDICINE PRACTICE CLINIC. MULTI-PROFILE CLINIC AND HOSPITAL Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt

BEAUTY SURGERY Savanorių pr. 284/ Partizanų g.17 Tel. +370 650 93 333 www.groziochirurgija.lt

BEAUTY WORLD. DERMATOLOGY, AESTHETIC MEDICINE AND MEDI-SPA CLINIC Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. : +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 www.groziopasaulis.lt THE AESTHETIC SURGERY CENTRE Partizanų g. 17 Tel. +370 657 47 420 www.plastinechirurgija.lt

PLASTIC SURGERY

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THE GENERAL MEDICINE PRACTICE CLINIC. 

Savanoriu pr. 421/423, Kaunas, tel. for patients: +370 646 10600, MULTI-PROFILE AND HOSPITAL tel. for agencies: +370 615 17778,CLINIC administracija@daktaras.lt

THE GENERAL MEDICINE PRACTICE CLINIC. MULTI-PROFILE CLINIC AND HOSPITAL Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt General Medicine Practice is an international m�lti��ro�le clinic and hos�ital �ith ���years history of medical excellence We offer a premium service in key areas of healthcare, including: Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Sports medicine Surgery (Vascular, Ear, nose and throat, etc.) Plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery Odontology Aesthetic medicine and Laser treatment (clinic “Beauty World”) Consultations, Diagnostics, Health check-up programs

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SAULIUS VIKŠRAITIS PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER Č. Sasnausko g. 19 Tel. +370 655 60 629 www.viksraitis.com

ODONTOLOGY

BEAUTY WORLD. DERMATOLOGY, AESTHETIC MEDICINE AND MEDI-SPA CLINIC Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. : +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 www.groziopasaulis.lt

Savanoriu pr. 421/423, Kaunas. Tel. for patients: +370 646 10600, tel. for agencies: +370 615 17778. administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt www.groziopasaulis.lt

„GP CLINIC“ L. Zamenhofo g. 7 Tel. +370 656 82 505 www.estetik.lt

Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt KAUNAS DENTAL CLINIC „DENTICIJA“ Vytauto pr. 14 Tel. +370 671 96 979 www.kaunodenticija.lt DENTAL CLINIC „ARINIJA“ K. Baršausko g. 65-1 Tel. +370 674 49 866 www.arinija.lt CLINIC OF COSMETIC DENTISTRY “PRODENTAS” Jotvingių g. 13 Baltijos g. 42 Tel. +370 682 62 762 Tel. +370 620 87 766 www.prodentas.lt KAUNAS IMPLANTOLOGY CENTER “KIC” Kalniečių g. 247 Tel. +370 640 52 485 www.kicklinika.lt


MEDICAL TOURISM DENTAL CLINIC „VIADENTA“ K. Donelaičio g. 67-1 Tel. +370 37 203 696 www.viadenta.lt DENTAL CLINIC „PRO-IMPLANT“ K. Donelaičio g. 14-1 Tel. +370 634 09 687 www.odontologas.lt

ORTHOPAEDY THE GENERAL MEDICINE PRACTICE CLINIC. MULTI-PROFILE CLINIC AND HOSPITAL Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt

BIRŠTONAS Touches your heart. Naturally One of the oldest balneological resorts in Lithuania, established in the very heart of the country, is ideal for visitors who appreciate experience and old treatment traditions. The healing power of mineral water has beckoned Lithuanian knights, writers, poets, painters and musicians to visit Birštonas since ancient times... All of them have left their footprint in this small and cozy resort looped around with the Nemunas River and surrounded by green forests. Today, Birštonas draws travellers not only because of its modern treatment facilities, sanatoriums and mineral water which is widely known across Europe for its healing abilities, but also due to the hospitality of hotels, restaurants, leisure services and memorable events, as Birštonas is known for being the Mecca of Lithuanian jazz.

AB „ORTOPEDIJOS TECHNIKA“ Savanorių pr. 284 Tel. +370 37 313 303 www.ortopedija.lt

SPA AND REHABILITATION THE GENERAL MEDICINE PRACTICE CLINIC. MULTI-PROFILE CLINIC AND HOSPITAL Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 administracija@daktaras.lt www.daktaras.lt BEAUTY WORLD. DERMATOLOGY, AESTHETIC MEDICINE AND MEDI-SPA CLINIC Savanorių pr. 423/421 Tel. : +370 646 10 600, for agencies: +370 615 17 778 www.groziopasaulis.lt ĄŽUOLYNO MEDICININIS SPA Sporto g. 3 Tel. +370 640 45761 www.azuolynospa.lt

BIRŠTONAS TOURISM INFORMATION CENTRE B. Sruogos g. 4, LT-59209 Birštonas Tel. / fax +370 319 65 740 info@visitbirstonas.lt www.visitbirstonas.lt

KAUNAS BIRŠTONAS

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MEDICAL TOURISM MEDICAL SPA „EGLĖS“ SANATORIJA Algirdo g. 22, Birštonas Tel. +370 319 42142 www.medicalspa.lt Medical SPA Eglės Sanatorija in Birštonas is a new residential complex and treatment centre in pinewood surroundings on the bank of river Nemunas that opened in 2013 and offers the following more than 100 treatments and services that make your stay pleasant. More than 70 professionals are ready to provide you with information about your health, make the necessary examinations and prescribe treatments exclusively for you, taking into account your health condition and preferences. Beautiful surroundings delight your eyes.

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BOAT TRIPS If you visit Kaunas in summer, you are mostly offered to try regular boat trips by the Nemunas river and by the Kaunas lagoon. From May to October the Nemunas boat trips boast of wonderful Kaunas old town views and greenery of river banks, on the way visiting Raudondvaris, Kacergine and Kulautuva areas to have impressive attractions there.

Nemunas boat trips start from the old town pier (next to Vytautas the church and bridge). Regular and pre booked ship trips are also available on Kaunas lagoon, which was formed as artificial lake in 1959, after damming the Nemunas and building hydroelectric station there. On this boat trip passengers can get to the Lithuanian open air folk museum in Rumsiskes, see Kruonis hydroelectric station and visit Birstonas health resort famous for serenity, fresh air and health traditions.

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BOAT TRIPS

REGULAR

BOAT TRIPS

* Prices and timetables can be changed, please check visit.kaunas.lt.

1 ⇢ KAUNAS MAY – SEPTEMBER. During the trip you will admire the views of Nemunas river, also Kaunas castle, confluence of the 2 biggest rivers in Lithuania, the towers of Raudondvaris manor. „Aitra“

#1

5,73–10,73 EUR*

+370 685 01000

2:00

II-VII 12:00, 14:30, 17:00, 19:30 www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas) and on board.

1 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ KAČERGINĖ ⇢ KAUNAS MAY – NOVEMBER. During this regular trip by boat „Kaunas“ you will have a chance to see Kaunas castle, the confluence of two biggest Lithuanian rivers. Beautiful coast of Nemunas river will not leave you without nice views during all the trip to Kačerginė where You will have a 90 min stop. Kačerginė was always well known for it`s pure pine forest air. „Kaunas“

#1

4:15

8,83–16,23 EUR*

+370 646 29 060 www.nemunastravel.lt

VI 11:30

Kulautuva

NERIS

www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas) and on board.

Raudondvaris

Zapyškis NEMUNAS Kačerginė

K A U N

1 The pier in the old town, close to the Vytautas The Great church

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BOAT TRIPS

* Prices and timetables can be changed, please check visit.kaunas.lt.

1 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ RAUDONDVARIS ⇢ KAUNAS MAY – NOVEMBER. Spectacular regular trip by boat “Kaunas”, you will enjoy the views of Kaunas old town, Nevėžis landscape and villages of Kaunas district. In Raudondvaris You will visit XVII century Raudondvaris palace manor, where countess Rozalija will be a guide during the excursion in the manor. „Kaunas“

#1

5:00

8,83–16,23 EUR*

+370 646 29 060 www.nemunastravel.lt

VII 12:30 www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas) and on board.

1 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ KAČERGINĖ ⇢ KULAUTUVA ⇢ KAUNAS MAY – SEPTEMBER. In summertime tourists can enjoy the boat trips to Kulautuva (boat „Tolstojus“). The route continues along Nemunas river. Small Kačerginė town, famous for it’s history and pure pine forest air is also visited in the way.

U N A S

„Tolstojus“

#1

4,00–7,00 EUR*

+370 37 548 118

5:00

VII 12:00 www.vandensturai.lt

The old pier of Kaunas lagoon

T. MASIULIO G.

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Rumšiškės

KAUNAS LAGOON Kruonis

↓ ~40 km

Birštonas

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BOAT TRIPS

REGULAR

BOAT TRIPS

* Prices and timetables can be changed, please check visit.kaunas.lt.

2 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ RUMŠIŠKĖS ⇢ KAUNAS MAY – SEPTEMBER. Regular boat trips to Rumšiškės is a perfect Sunday activity. You can enjoy the wonderful panoramas of the Kaunas Reservoir and the Pažaislis Monastery Ensemble, visit the Open-Air Museum of Lithuania in Rumšiškės, one of the largest open air museums in Europe. On a trip to Rumšiškės, you will have 4 free hours to spend at the Open-Air Museum of Lithuania. „Nemunas“, „Algirdas“

#2

3,30–6,30 EUR*

+370 686 00 829

6:00

VII 12:00 www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas) and on board.

2 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ KRUONIS ⇢ KAUNAS

MAY – SEPTEMBER. Regular boat trips to Kruonis are organized on Saturdays. During this trip you will enjoy the wonderful panoramas of the Kaunas Reservoir and the Pažaislis Monastery Ensemble, also you will see Kruonis Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Plant. „Nemunas“, „Algirdas“

#2

3,80–7,30 EUR*

+370 686 00 829

VI 11:00 www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas) and on board.

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BOAT TRIPS

* Prices and timetables can be changed, please check visit.kaunas.lt.

2 ⇢ KAUNAS ⇢ BIRŠTONAS ⇢ KAUNAS

MAY – SEPTEMBER. During the trip you will admire the wonderful views of Kaunas lagoon regional park, Nemunas river and Birštonas resort. The trip to Birštonas will take 4 hours, leading guide will introduce you with interesting facts, you will also be able to visit a bar to have a snack or drink. In Birštonas you will have 4 free hours for the excursion, walking around, lunch or a picnic. You will come back to Kaunas by our special bus. For your convenience you can choose a bus stop in the old town. „Nemunas“

#2

13–16 EUR*

+370 37 323 436

9:00

MAY – SEPTEMBER. www.visit.kaunas.lt, in tourism information centre (Laisvės al. 36, Kaunas). IMPORTANT. Only pre-booked tickets.

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ACTIVE LEISURE: LAMPĖDŽIAI Pure weather, nature and water. All these elements must be combined trying to escape from routine and fall in to adventures. Lampedis lake entertainment park, located just 5 km from Kaunas city center, connects camping, extreme entertainment park as well as water entertainment suppliers offering different attractions on the water at Lampedis lake.

Both children and adults enjoy Uno Park with 6 different rope tracks installed in the trees. All year round different level tracks (from the beginner to a skilled climber) are available for those loving active leisure. Visitors also enjoy „tree picnics“ in small tree houses where you can relax after a doze of adrenalin. Water entertainment such like kayak, canoe trips, SUP (stand up paddle boards) rent are available also as sandy beach with sun chairs and cafe. Lampedis beach is one of the most popular recreational places in Kaunas. Lately wakeboarding`s becoming more and more popular in summer time, Wake Up Kaunas cable park has got one of the longest tracks in Europe – 287 m. Lampedis lake entertainment park is easy to reach riding a bike from the city center and old town along the Nemunas river, also by public transport from Kaunas old town (trolleybuses No. 7, 11 and busses No. 44, 48). Visit this recreational zone during your visit in Kaunas and dive in to adventure.

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SPA, BEAUTY CENTRES AMETISTĖJA Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 37 214 433 www.ametista.lt ĄŽUOLYNAS Sporto g. 3 Tel. +370 640 45 761 www.azuolynospa.lt FEMINA BONA M. Daukšos g. 30 Tel. +370 37 320 960 www.feminabona.lt HIGH CARE Laisvės al. 43 Tel. +370 655 34 242 www.groziocentras.lt LINIJA Taikos pr. 44A Tel. +370 37 380 319 www.linijasportas.lt SAULĖJA SPA Baltų pr. 7A K. Donelaičio g. 27 Tel. +370 37 240 847 www.sauleja.lt AUŠROS SPA Aušros g. 20 Tel. +370 37 208 988 www.spanamai.lt

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LEISURE SHANTI SPA Laisvės al. 3 Tel. +370 616 88 777 www.ajurveda.lt SABAI THAI J. Gruodžio g. 31 Tel. +370 655 23 127 www.sabaithai.lt

BOWLING, BILLIARDS AMERIGO Islandijos pl. 32 Tel. +370 37 328 686 www.amerigo.lt BOULINGO ALĖJA Baltų pr. 16 Tel. +370 600 44 456 www.oazesboulingas.lt CITY BOWLING Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 37 999 250 CitybowlingKaunas

ENTRY (billiards) Kęstučio g. 71 Tel. +370 37 225 430 www.entry.lt NEO KAUNAS Savanorių pr. 350 Tel. +370 37 311 114 www.neokaunas.lt UNDINĖ (billiards) Jonavos g. 40 Tel. +370 37 200 518 www.undine.lt

ŽEMYN UPE (billiards) M. Valančiaus g. 24 Tel. +370 37 424 549 www.zemunupe.lt

HORSE RIDING KAUNO ŽIRGAI Marvelės g. 199 Tel. +370 686 79 085 www.kaunozirgai.lt

FLYING ANTIS Tel. +370 699 34 154 www.oreiviai.lt OROBALIONAI.LT Tel. +370 611 20 911 www.orobalionai.lt OREIVYTĖS CENTRAS Tel. +370 652 00 510 www.oreivystescentras.lt FLIGHTS BY AIR BALOONS Tel. +370 686 22 888 www.skrydziaiorobalionu.lt ORANŽINIS DANGUS Tel. +370 600 22 287 www.orangesky.lt KAUNAS AEROCLUB Veiverių g. 132 Tel. +370 37 391 400 www.aerokaunas.lt


LEISURE

GOLF

PAINTBALL

THE CAPITALS GOLF CLUB Pipiriškių k., Pastrėvio sen., Elektrėnų sav. Tel. +370 619 99 999 www.capitals.lt

OMEGAPAINTBALL Tel. +370 676 66 146 www.dazasvydis-kaune.lt

CAMP INN (mini golf) Raudondvario pl. 161 A Tel. +370 602 33 444 www.campinn.lt EXPEDICIJA.LT (mini golf) Jadagoniai, Kauno r. Tel. +370 615 73 393 www.expedicija.lt

TENNIS CENTRAL TENNIS COURTS Sporto g. 3 Tel. +370 682 23 450 www.assc.lt

PAINTBALL KAUNAS Tel. +370 667 06 666 www.dazasvydiskaune.lt LEGIONAS Tel. +370 687 22 333 www.legionas.lt X FORTAS Tel. +370 687 49 218 www.pball.lt ŠAUDOM.LT Kaunakiemio g. 4 Tel. +370 647 10 555 www.saudom.lt

ACTIVE LEISURE

ECOTENNIS Draugystės g. 10 Tel. +370 640 46 661 www.ecotennis.lt

UNO PARK Gervių g. Tel. +370 601 94 545 www.unoparks.lt

EXPEDICIJA.LT Jadagoniai, Kauno r. Tel. +370 615 73 393 www.expedicija.lt

EXTREME ADVENTURE PARK LOKĖS PĖDA Lokėnėlių k., Jonavos r. Tel. +370 699 21 144 www.lokespeda.lt

GVIDAS SABECKIS TENNIS SCHOOL Sporto g. 6 Tel. +370 679 55 326 www.sabeckiotenisomokykla.lt

The first adventure park in Lithuania, located in a quiet valley of the Lokys stream, meant for lovers of nature and active leisure.

NOTO TENNIS COURTS Veiverių g. 151 Tel. +370 652 83 050 www.kaunotenisas.eu CAMP INN Raudondvario pl.161 A Tel. +370 602 33 444 www.campinn.lt

EXPEDICIJA.LT Jadagonių k., Kauno r. Tel. +370 615 73 393 www.expedicija.lt Enjoy active leisure: try canoes (available for rent), bike trips, adventurous orienteering, rope amusements, paintball, and other adventurous activities. Pagonija Rock. Pagonija Web. High-rise rope elements. Other facilities: Mini golf with 9 holes. Lawn tennis court corresponding international standards.

CLIMBING CLUB Žemaičių g. 31 Tel. +370 683 82 441 www.climbingclub.lt MIEGANTYS DRAMBLIAI (climbing space) V. Krėvės pr. 49 Tel. +370 616 84 794 www.miegantysdrambliai.lt KA - RINGAS (laser space) Savanorių pr. 339C Tel. +370 678 15 676 www.ka-ringas.lt LAZERTRONAS (laser space) Varnių g. 48B Tel. +370 607 79 780 www.lazertronas.lt JUMP SPACE (trampoline park) Kęstučio g. 36A Tel. +370 618 50 015 www.jumpspace.lt WAKE UP KAUNAS Raudondvario pl. 161A Tel. +370 698 69 222 www.vandenlentes.lt/wake-up/ The first wakeboarding park in Lithuania (287 meters long).

RIO ARENA Kaunakiemio g. 5 Tel. +370 647 82 577 www.rioarena.lt SUP RENT Tel. +370 625 20 021 www.irklentes.lt WINDSURFING AND SUP SCHOOL Tel. +370 685 11 895 www.bures.lt

ESCAPE ROOMS BREAK FREE K. Donelaičio g. 40 Tel. +370 607 73 743 www.breakfree.lt

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TRAIL ROOM Ožeškienės g. 18A Tel. +370 654 64 739 www.trailroom.lt RŪSYS Muitinės g. 1 Tel. +370 656 33 796 www.pabegimorusys.lt ATRAKINK Kaunakiemo g. 40 Tel. +370 683 46 933 www.atrakink.lt BĖGLYS Rotušės a. 23 Tel. +370 684 21 425 www.beglys.lt ESCAPEKAUNAS Gedimino g. 48 Tel. +370 674 21 015 www.escapekaunas.lt

NIGHT CLUBS DEJAVU PARTY BAR Rotušės a. 2 Tel. +370 608 96 417 DejavuPartyBar

GARGARAS Raudondvario pl. 101 Tel. +370 652 00 370 GargarasLoft

KANKLĖS Laisvės al. 36 Tel. +370 655 75 743 ArtHouseKankles

MOJO LOUNGE V. Putvinskio g. 50 Tel. +370 699 11 500 www.mojolounge.lt MICHELLE Rotušės a. 3 Tel. +370 630 04 666 michelle.kaunas

NOX Maironio g. 9 Tel. +370 640 33 330 NOXklubas

XATA Laisvės al. 36 Tel. +370 678 25 075 xatabaras

RED MOON M. Valančiaus g. 11 Tel. +370 685 86 355 red.moon.club.kaunas

ANNA MESHA Vasario 16 - osios g. 1 Tel. +370 615 43 743 anna.mesha1

TABOO Pilies g. 12 Tel. +370 655 55 189 tabookaunas

ORIXO Jonavos g. 40 Tel. +370 653 83 944 orixo

BASEMENT COCKTAIL BAR by Bar Bar’a Vilniaus g. 56 Tel. +370 612 22 522 BASEMENTbyBarBara


BARS B.O. (Blue Orange) Muitinės g. 9 Tel. +370 37 206 542 www.blueorange.lt DŽEM PUB Laisvės al. 59, 5th floor Tel. +370 657 45 003 www.dzempub.lt REPUBLIC Laisvės al. 57 Tel. +370 614 43 444 www.pub.lt REPUBLIC PUB Vilniaus g. 13 Tel. +370 612 13 111 www.pub.lt REPUBLIC NR. 3 Vilniaus g. 10 Tel. +370 614 44 244 www.pub.lt W 1640 (whiskey bar) Kurpių g. 29 Tel. +370 37 203 984 www.viskiobaras.lt

SAMBARIS Vilniaus g. 34 Tel. +370 600 24 700 www.sambaris.lt GINGER BAR K. Donelaičio g. 27 (hotel „Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas“) Tel. +370 37 306 www.parkinn.lt JACK PUB Vilniaus g. 22 Tel. +370 37 200 311 jackpubas

KLIMAS Rotušės a. 3 Tel. +370 633 80 545 barasklimas

SHAMROCK PUB Vilniaus g. 13 Tel. +370 641 54 100 PubShamrock

HOP DOC M. Daukšos g. 23 Tel. +370 37 750 850 HOPDOCPUB

GYVAS (beer bar - shop) Muitinės g. 1 Tel. +370 685 30 141 YZY BAR Vilniaus g. 19 Tel. +370 655 15 066 YZYbar

ROCK PUB Rotušės a. 29 Tel. +370 612 09 097 www.rockpub.lt DJAN-GO Rotušės a. 29 Tel. +370 608 07 400 djangobaras

STARTAS Vilniaus g. 40 Tel. +370 655 13 113 Baras-Startas

ŠIŠA (hookah bar) Laisvės al. 93 Tel. +370 624 84 313 LIZDAS Nepriklausomybės a. 12 Tel. +370 698 18 261 www.lizdasbar.lt


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SHOPPING While visiting Kaunas, don‘t forget gifts and souvenirs to your buddies and friends. Kaunas old town and centre offer many cozy souvenir shops and boutiques. Your friends will be enchanted by the Lithuanian linen and amber works, handmade sweets and other dainties.

The old town close to the Kaunas castle every Saturday hosts farmer’s market with ecological products to offer. Don’t forget visiting our big trade centres not only for shopping, but for having fun as well: skating in ice arena, admiring the Caribbean sea sharks and taking advantage of other attractions.

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SHOPPING CENTERS SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT CENTER „AKROPOLIS“ Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. 1588 www.akropolis.lt

MARKETS

CENTRAL MARKET OF KAUNAS The Central Market of Kaunas truly justifies its name. This is the largest market in Kaunas with the biggest number of traders. The market offers a huge variety of products and goods and could lay claim to the name of the most modern Lithuanian market. Seven thousand square meters covered by a roof!

SHOPPING AND LEISURE CENTER „MOLAS“ K.Baršausko g. 66A Tel. +370 37 451 441

Pramonės pr. 16 Tel. +370 37 350 662 www.centrinisturgus.lt

SHOPPING CENTER „HYPER MAXIMA“ Savanorių pr. 255 Tel. +370 37 307 430

Car boot sales are popular in Western Europe: people come in their cars and sell goods straight from the trunks. Anyone who has unnecessary items and wishes to sell or trade them instead of throwing out can participate in car boot sales as a seller. The car boot sales are held in the territory of the URMAS Trade Town from early morning every Sunday, every Saturday – Griniaus g. 8 in Vilijampolė.

SHOPPING AND LEISURE CENTER „MEGA“ Easy reachable, perfectly located shopping and leisure centre MEGA unique for its impressive marine aquarium, which is the tallest in the Baltic countries, with exotic fish and 6 sea sharks. Here visitors can find 130 stores from fashion to household goods, 10 restaurants, a 5-screen multiplex cinema, a bowling and pool club, a MINI Express train for children and other entertainment for the whole family.

Islandijos pl. 32 Tel. +370 37 239 000 www.mega.lt TRADE TOWN „URMAS” The URMAS Trade Town is a huge complex of shops and original markets with own traditions. The Trade Town offers everything one might need in more than 2000 stores: from a tooth brush to fur coats, furniture, etc. Visitors do not need to waste much time searching for the items they need because the goods are displayed in small-sized glass “boutiques”. The main necessities are put on view near the main “aisles”. A convenient way to get to the URMAS Trade Town from the center of the city is by trolleybus No. 15 or 16. OPEN: I-V 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM, VI 9:00 AM 5:00 PM, VII 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

Pramonės pr. 16 Tel. +370 37 350 662 www.urmas.net

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CAR BOOT SALES

Pramonės pr. 16 Tel. +370 37 350 662 www.bagaziniuturgus.lt BOOK MARKET The idea of this market is to provide a possibility for some people to sell unwanted books and for others to buy books at a symbolic price. The area taking up over a thousand square meters houses a book market and a secondhand shop where one can purchase old publications and interesting books. We cordially invite you to the market which contributes to the preservation of natural resources and the saving forests!

Pramonės pr. 16 Tel. +370 37 350 662

market offers a variety of fresh meat, fish, dairy products, breadstuff and sweets, fruit and vegetables. One can also shop for clothes, shoes and other consumer goods. The market offers seasonal sales, frequent promotional events and various discounts. OPEN: I 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, II-V 7:00 AM 6:00 PM, VI-VII 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Varnių g. 48 B Tel. +370 37 362 070 www.vilijampolesturgus.lt

SOUVENIRS

GALLERY “EGLĖS“ Raguvos g. 9/2 Tel. +370 37 205 872 www.emm.lt KAUNAS ART SALON M. Valančiaus g. 5 Tel. +370 37 206 605 IN BOUTIQUE M. Valančiaus g. 10-2 Tel. +370 655 34 188 inboutique.lt

KOKO BOUTIQUE M. Valančiaus g. 12 Tel. +370 686 94 889 www.kokoboutique.lt TEXTILE ARTISTS’ GUILD GALLERY M. Valančiaus g. 21 Tel. +370 37 200 885 www.galerijabalta.lt DAILĖ Vilniaus g. 3 Tel. +370 37 203 747 www.suvenyrika.lt

FACTORY SECOND-HAND SHOP (Lith. Fabriko Komisas) The crimson-painted building with an inscription Fabriko Komisas stands out among the buildings at the URMAS Trade Town. This place used to be a factory, the old Kaunas Milk Processing Plant. Today, this facility of over a thousand square meters hosts a functioning book market and a second-hand shop.

Pramonės pr. 16 Tel. +370 37 350 662 VILIJAMPOLĖ MARKET This market could be called the first most modern market place of Lithuania. The

MODI DU Vilniaus g. 70 Tel. +370 610 65 417 www.modidu.lt GINTARINIS SUVENYRAS (amber production) Vilniaus g. 32 Tel. +370 37 225 126 www.gintarinissuvenyras.lt DOVANOS - SUVENYRAI Laisvės al. 50 Tel. +370 37 207 173


SHOPPING LINO NAMAI (linen production) Laisvės al. 88 Tel. +370 37 209 711 www.linonamai.lt

Cosy Homes of Art & Exclusive Linen

RŪTA (sweets) Laisvės al. 88, M. Daukšos g. 20-5 Tel. +370 618 34 607 www.ruta.lt

A.Juozapavičaus av. 21 Kaunas LT-45251 www.kimono.lt FB: Salonas Jaukūs Namai Working hours: I-V 10-18; VII 10-15

MONOS GALERIJA Laisvės al. 50 Tel. +370 37 206 961 HAPPEAK Laisvės al. 45 Tel. +370 37 242 277 www.happeak.lt SAULĖJA K. Donelaičio g. 27 www.sauleja.lt ŽALIOS AVYS Gedimino g. 15 Tel. +370 614 98 211 www.zaliosavys.com

JAUKŪS NAMAI (linen production) A. Juozapavičiaus pr. 21 Tel. +370 37 740 634 www.kimono.lt AMBERLINE Pramonės pr. 16 www.amberline.lt

ANTIQUES BOOKSHOP, ANTIQUE STORE Vytauto pr. 58 Tel. +370 37 209 330 JŪRATĖS SALONAS Gertrūdos g. 29-11 Tel. +370 676 29 229 jurates.salonas


LITHUANIAN CUISINE Yes, it is challenging, known for abundant assortment of snacks, but undoubtedly worth of your attention. Mostly popular potato dishes in Lithuania: “zeppelins” (potato dumplings stuffed with meat or curds, served with various sauces) or potato pie (grated potato pie with various fillings, spices and sauces).

Most probably, you have never tried cold pink soup, called “šaltibarščiai“. One is mostly offered to try it on a hot sunny day. You will not only feel refreshed, but also cooled by it. Don’t forget to taste the Lithuanian kvass (natural drink made from bread) and beer. It is not necessary to remember all dishes names, just ask for the assortment of Lithuanian dishes at restaurant, helpful staff will offer you the best they have. We live only once so let’s take advantage of trying the dishes we have never tasted. By the way, the prices are really reasonable.

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CATERING

LITHUANIAN CUISINE BAJORKIEMIS CITY Kęstučio g. 86/ I. Kanto g. 18 Tel. +370 614 01 111 www.bajorukiemas.lt BERNELIŲ SMUKLĖ K. Donelaičio g. 11 Tel. +370 37 208 802 www.berneliuuzeiga.eu BERNELIŲ UŽEIGA M. Valančiaus g. 9 Tel. +370 37 200 913 www.berneliuuzeiga.eu BERNELIŲ UŽEIGA Baltų pr. 81 Tel. +370 37 365 394 www.berneliuuzeiga.eu BERNELIŲ UŽEIGA Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 612 54 057 www.berneliuuzeiga.eu ČILI KAIMAS Karaliaus Mindaugo g. 49 Tel. +370 686 54 629 www.cili.lt ČILI KAIMAS Islandijos pl. 32 Tel. +370 687 79 718 www.cili.lt

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FORTO DVARAS Rotušės a. 4 Tel. +370 655 60 234 K. Baršausko g. 66A Tel. +370 656 94 927 www.fortodvaras.lt

RESTAURANTS ADRIA Laisvės al. 97 Tel. +370 693 79777 Italų ir azijos virtuvė. restoranasadria

KATPĖDĖLĖ PIRKIA V. Krėvės pr. 57 Tel. +370 620 66 323 www.katpedele.lt

AGAVE Rotušės a. 3 Tel. +370 616 98 496

LIETUVIŠKI PATIEKALAI Laisvės al. 21 Tel. +370 655 35 536 www.lietuviski-patiekalai.lt

ANTIS Rotušės a. 1 Tel. +370 37 324 348

LEGENDA Šiaurės pr. 5A Tel. +370 37 408 457 www.restoranaslegenda.lt

APPETITUS Savanorių pr. 178 Tel. +370 674 73 815

MŪSŲ DVARAS Jonavos g. 43B Tel. +370 37 389 461 www.musudvaras.lt

ARCHITEKTAI K. Donelaičio g. 62 / V. Putvinskio g. 53 Tel. +370 614 44 433

VIŠTA PUODE S. Daukanto g. 23 Tel. +370 693 63 777 www.vistapuode.lt

AVILYS Vilniaus g. 34 Tel. +370 655 02 626 www.avilys.lt

ŽALIAS RATAS Laisvės al. 36B Tel. +370 37 200 050

CASA DELLA PASTA Muitinės g. 1-2 Tel. +370 606 74 114

ZaliasRatas

agaverestoranas

antis.restoranas

apetitus.restoranas

restoranasarchitektai

CasaDellaPastaRestoranas


BEST BALTIC KAUNAS A. Mickevičiaus g. 28 Tel. +370 37 321 505 www.danielahotel.lt „BUON GIORNO trattoria“ S. Daukanto g. 14 Tel. +370 610 63 777 www.buongiorno.lt Italian cuisine. DIA Maironio g. 9 Tel. +370 655 80 308 www.restoranasdia.lt DIVERSO (hotel “Park Inn by Radisson”) K. Donelaičio g. 27 Tel. +370 37 306 100 www.diverso.lt EUROPA (hotel „Best Western Santaka“) J. Gruodžio g. 21 Tel. +370 37 302 711 www.santakahotel.eu

GAN BEI CITY Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 37 223 223 www.ganbeicity.lt Chinese, Japanese cuisine. RHODOS Vilniaus g. 38 Tel. +370 614 80 018 www.rhodos.lt Greek cuisine. GRILL LONDON Vilniaus g. 13 Tel. +370 612 16 162 Laisvės al. 72 Tel. +370 614 21 000 GRALIS Trumpoji g. 10 Tel. +370 699 55 573 www.restoranasgralis.lt GURMĖ M. Valančiaus g. 7 Tel. +370 37 242 282 www.gurme.lt Slow food.

IN TILSIT Vytauto pr. 32 Tel. +370 618 88 008 www.intilsit.lt IETI Šv. Gertrūdos g. 39 Tel. +370 626 85 228 ietirestaurant

Artistic cuisine. YAKATA M. Valančiaus g. 14 Tel. +370 614 65 453 www.yakata.lt Japanese cuisine. JACHTKLUBAS R. Kalantos g. 124 Tel. +370 37 370 467 www.jachtklubas.lt 1410 Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 50 Tel. +370 611 22 033 www.1410.lt


CATERING KAZANOVA Vilniaus g. 16 Tel. +370 600 21 771 www.kazanovakaunas.lt

MONTE PACIS T. Masiulio g. 31 Tel. +370 37 458 282 www.montepacis.lt

55 LAIPSNIAI Laisvės al. 79 Tel. +370 37 750 861 www.kaunashotel.lt

MOVIDO Laisvės al. 54 Tel. +370 609 66 459

L‘ARTISAN (hotel „Daugirdas“) T. Daugirdo g. 4 Tel. +370 37 301 561 www.daugirdas.lt

OPANDANEKANDA Kurpių g. 26 Tel. +370 631 22 111

movido

opandanekanda

Burgers, pizzas, barbeque.

MEDŽIOTOJŲ UŽEIGA Rotušės a. 10 Tel. +370 37 320 956 www.medziotojai.lt Bushmeat dishes.

OPEN PASTA AND GRILL (hotel „Ibis Kaunas centre“) Vytauto pr. 28 Tel. +370 37 265 600

METROPOLIS S. Daukanto g. 21 Tel. +370 696 45 580 Day menu offered

PANDA M. Daukšos g. 51 Tel. +370 37 220 505 www.pandosrestoranas.lt Chinese cuisine.

Restoranas-metropolis

MIESTO SODAS Laisvės al. 93 Tel. +370 37 424 424 www.miestosodas.lt MICHELLE Rotušės a. 3 Tel. +370 630 04 666 michelle.kaunas

PEKINAS Vilniaus g. 8 Tel. +370 37 203 638 PERKŪNO NAMAI (hotel “Perkūno Namai”) Perkūno al. 61 Tel. +370 37 320 230 www.perkuno-namai.lt

Italian cuisine.

SENIEJI RŪSIAI (Old Cellars) – a European standard restaurant established in the 17 century cellars in the heart of Kaunas old town. A large wine collection, high class services as well as elegant environment Vilniaus str. 34, Kaunas, Phone: +370 601 02525 rusiaisenieji@gmail.com, www.seniejirusiai.lt

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POMPĖJA V. Putvinskio g. 38 Tel. +370 37 422 055 www.pompeja.lt PORTOFINO Savanorių pr. 404 Tel. +370 37 490 302 www.portofino.lt PUTVINSKIO 48 V. Putvinskio g. 48 Tel. +370 648 54 448 putvinskio-48

RADHARANĖ Laisvės al. 40 Tel. +370 37 362 941 M. Daukšos g. 28 Tel. +370 37 320 800 www.radharane.lt Vegetarian cuisine.


CATERING M LIV US E IC !

SPECIAL LITHUANIAN DISHES AND EUROPEAN CUISINE Adress: Laisves av. 79, Kaunas, Lithuania. Tel.: (+370 37)750 861, (+370 37) 750 850 e-mail.: restoranas@kaunashotel.lt

RAW INN Vilniaus g. 30 Tel. +370 37 207 631 www.rawinn.lt Raw food. REŽISIERIUS Vilniaus g. 10 Tel. +370 616 44 443 rezisierius

ACCOMMODATION IN A CENTRE OF KAUNAS, LAISVES AVENUE Accommondation Restaurant Conference facilities Fitness center, sauna, swimming pool Free wireless internet access Free parking lot Adress: Laisves av. 79, LT-44297, Kaunas, Lithuania. Tel.: (+370 37)750 850, Fax.: (+370 37) 750 851 e-mail.: info@kaunashotel.lt www.kaunashotel.lt

SOUL Rotušės a. 3 Tel. +370 610 233 31 www.soul.lt

ValickValley

TRATTORIA „PICCOLA ITALIA“ Maironio g. 22 Tel. +370 685 61 212 www.piccolaitalia.lt Italian cuisine.

SANDIJA Jonavos g. 45 Tel. +370 37 332 489 www.sandija.lt

TIVOLI RESTOBAR M.Valančiaus g. 27 Tel. +370 657 72 735

SHAWARMA Muitinės g. 1 Tel. +370 676 20 707 Georgian cuisine.

TALUTTI Taikos pr. 12 Tel. +370 656 68 999 www.talutti.lt

SENIEJI RŪSIAI Vilniaus g. 34 Tel. +370 601 02 525 www.seniejirusiai.lt

TALUTTI TEX MEX Laisvės al. 74 Tel. +370 699 88 840 www.talutti.lt

SFINKSAS Aukštaičių g. 55/ V. Kudirkos g. 19a Tel. +370 37 301 982 www.sfinksas.lt

UOKSAS Maironio g. 28 Tel. +370 686 38 881 www.uoksas.eu Creative cuisine.

SVARSTYKLĖS T. Masiulio g. 18E Tel. +370 614 63 664 www.pazaislisparkhotel.lt

VALICK VALLEY (hotel „Alberton Cozy“) V. Kuzmos g. 8 Tel. +370 656 60 365

Tivoli.RestoBar

URBAN Savanorių pr. 109 Tel. +370 671 28 198 urban-restoranas

VIA BALTICA Verslo g. 17, Kumpių k., Kauno r. Tel. +370 699 85 870 www.via-baltica.lt

CAFES & BARS 2½ OBUOLIO Palangos g. 9 Tel. +370 621 16 108 Cider bar 2supuseobuolio

ALAUS KULTŪRA & ÖL Laisvės al. 61 Tel. +370 646 06 091 ARBATINĖ Laisvės al. 100 Tel. +370 679 86 939 Vegetarian. „BUON GIORNO taverna“ Vilniaus g. 34 Tel. +370 620 63 777 www.buongiorno.lt Italian cuisine. CHILL CAFE Laisvės al. 21 Tel. +370 671 00 440

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CATERING JUODAS Savanorių pr. 288 Tel. +370 615 22 522 www.juodasbar.lt Chinese and Japanese cuisine.

PAS ALI Šv. Gertrūdos g. 68 Tel. +370 673 80 669 www.pasali.lt Chinese cuisine.

JUODAS PLIUS Jonavos g. 32 B Теl. +370 615 33 533 Chinese and Japanese cuisine.

PIANO PIANO Rotušės a. 4 Tel. +370 662 42 453 www.pianopiano.lt

KULTŪRA K. Donelaičio g. 16 Tel. +370 676 36 928

PILIES SODAS Pilies g. 12 Tel. +370 655 55 162 www.piliessodas.lt

LA CREPE Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 620 71 398 www.lacrepe.lt LA FIN Laisvės al. 72 Tel. +370 618 44 888 lafinpub

GALERIA URBANA Vilniaus g. 22 Tel. +370 620 96 464 urbanagaleria

MAGNUS Vytauto pr. 25 Tel. +370 682 39 039 www.magnushotel.lt MOKSHA Vasario 16-osios g. 6 Tel. +370 676 71 649 www.moksha.lt Indian cuisine.

PUPA RAW Laisvės al. 57 Tel. +370 603 55 550 www.sveikalinija.lt Raw cocktails. ROCKNROLLA Vasario 16-osios g. 1 Tel. +370 620 81 118 www.rocknrolla.lt SANUM GUSTUM Muitinės g. 11 Tel. +370 667 87 777 sanumgustum

SKLIAUTAS Rotušės a. 26 Tel. +370 37 206 843 www.skliautas.com TAJIKISTAN A. Mickevičiaus g. 8 Tel. +370 667 77 734 restoranas-tajikistan

MOTIEJAUS BAKERY Vilniaus g. 7 Tel. +370 616 15 599 motiejaus-kepyklele

PAS STANLEY Vilniaus g. 24 Tel. +370 650 36 506 www.pas-stanley.com

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PRESTO Laisvės al. 90 Tel. +370 37 210 290 www.presto.lt

Tajic cuisine. VERO CAFFE HOUSE Maironio g. 7 Tel. +370 682 55 855 www.verocoffeehouse.lt VIVA KAUNAS Tvėrių g. 23 Tel. +370 656 39 309 viva-kaunas

Panoramic view.

FAST FOOD BOCMANAS KEBAB & GRILL Kęstučio g. 16 Tel. +370 673 94 673 CRISPY CHICK Savanorių pr. 149 Tel. +370 684 66 966 www.crispychick.lt GRIZZLY GRILL & SALAD Savanorių pr. 439 Tel. +370 690 20 000 GrizzlyGrill

HESBURGER Laisvės al. 48 Tel. +370 673 03 129 Vilniaus g. 43 Tel. +370 672 93 845 www.hesburger.lt KUHNE Žemaičių g. 29 Tel. +370 633 20 000 kapok.mesa

MCDONALD`S Savanorių pr. 321A Tel. +370 37 310 355 Pramonės pr. 8B Tel. +370 37 375 901 www.mcd.lt OTI OTI SUSHI V. Putvinskio g. 50 Tel. +370 601 77 667 oti-oti-sushi

PHUN KEE DUCK KAUNAS Savanorių pr. 129 Tel. +370 612 57 400 PHUNKEEDUCKTAKEAWAY

Thai cuisine. SUSHI EXPRESS Laisvės al. 12A Tel. +370 699 96 611 Rotušės a. 6 Tel. +370 656 50 188 www.sushiexpress.lt


CATERING SUSHI SUSHI Vilniaus g. 4 Tel. +370 658 20 194

PIZZERIAS AMERICAN PIZZA Vytauto pr. 60 Tel. +370 661 31 333 www.americanpizza.lt ARENA PIZZA Savanorių pr. 363 Tel. +370 37 422 422 www.arenapizza.lt BELLA ITALIA S. Daukanto g. 14 Tel. +370 37 777 444 www.pasromanopaolo.lt CAPO KAUNAS Palangos g. 9 Tel. +370 693 99 932 capopizzabar

CHARLIE PIZZA Laisvės al. 68 Tel. +370 693 61 955 www.charlie.lt ČILI PICA Karaliaus Mindaugo pr. 49 Tel. +370 686 54 629 www.cilipica.lt MILANO A. Mickevičiaus g. 19 Tel. +370 682 33 322 milano.picerija

PAS PAOLO S. Daukanto g. 17 Tel. +370 37 426 691

P JAZZ Laisvės al. 68 Tel. +370 37 204 335 Vilniaus g 26 Tel. +370 615 94 364 www.pj.lt

DESSERTS ALKAVA A. Mickevičiaus g. 40 Tel. +370 37 209 981 www.alkava.lt ALI CHOCOLATERIE Laisvės al. 41 Tel. +370 678 82 223 alisokoladine

CAFFE MIO Laisvės al. 31 Tel. +370 640 44 297 Caffe-Mio

CAIF CAFÉ Laisvės al. 50 www.caifcafe.lt

HOLY DONUT Vilniaus g. 37 Tel. +370 615 13 832 Holydonut.lt

GREEN CAFE Laisvės al. 46 Tel. +370 612 44 335 greencafe.europe

101 KEPYKLĖLĖ (bakery) Laisvės al. 42 Tel. +370 699 31 277 Laisvės al. 87 Tel. +370 655 77 569 www.101kepyklele.lt OSA MILKSHAKES Laisvės al. 34 Tel. +370 629 19 173 Milkshake bar. Osamilkshakes SPURGINĖ Laisvės al. 84 Tel. +370 37 200 355 spurgine

Donuts.

COFFEE INN Laisvės al. 72 Vilniaus g. 28 www.coffee-inn.lt

CHOCOLATERIE „SALDITA“ M. Daukšos g. 48 Tel. 8 686 42 840 www.saldita.lt

CHOCOLATERIE Rotušės a. 26 Tel. +370 686 44 994 www.chocolateriech.com

VERO CAFE Laisvės al. 75 Laisvės al. 45 Vilniaus g. 18 S. Daukanto g. 28 Vilniaus g. 23 Laisvės al. 86 www.verocafe.lt

DONUT LAB S. Daukanto 26 Tel. +370 606 00 318 www.donutlab.lt

PUNTO JAZZ PALĖPĖ Kęstučio g. 6 Tel. +370 37 200 486 PuntoJazzPalepe

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HOTELS AMBERTON COZY ✪✪✪✪✪ V. Kuzmos g. 8 Tel. +370 37 229 981 www.ambertonhotels.com BEST WESTERN SANTAKA ✪✪✪✪✪ J. Gruodžio g. 21 Tel. +370 37 302 702 www.santakahotel.eu BEST BALTIC KAUNAS ✪✪✪✪✪ A. Mickevičiaus g. 28 Tel. +370 37 321 505 DAUGIRDAS ✪✪✪✪✪ T. Daugirdo g. 4 Tel. +370 37 301 561 www.daugirdas.lt

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EUROPA ROYALE KAUNAS ✪✪✪✪✪ Miško g. 11 Tel. +370 37 407 500 www.groupeuropa.com HERMIS ✪✪✪✪✪ Savanorių pr. 404 Tel. +370 37 490 300 www.hermishotel.lt

MONTE PACIS ✪✪✪✪✪ T. Masiulio g. 31 Tel. +370 655 95 185 www.montepacis.lt

HOF HOTEL ✪✪✪✪✪ Maironio g. 21A Tel. +370 655 37 000 www.hofhotel.eu

PERKŪNO NAMAI ✪✪✪✪✪ Perkūno al. 61 Tel. +370 37 320 230 www.perkuno-namai.lt

KAUNAS ✪✪✪✪✪ Laisvės al. 79 Tel. +370 37 750 850 www.kaunashotel.lt

SFINKSAS ✪✪✪✪✪ Aukštaičių g. 55/ Kudirkos g. 19A Tel. +370 37 301 982 www.sfinksas.lt

PARK INN BY RADISSON KAUNAS ✪✪✪✪✪ K. Donelaičio g. 27 Tel. +370 37 306 100 www.parkinn.com


ACCOMMODATION

ALGIRO ✪✪✪✪✪ Savanorių pr. 120 Tel. +370 37 537 700 BABILONAS ✪✪✪✪✪ Raseinių g. 25 Tel. +370 37 202 545 www.babilonas.lt

CENTRE HOTEL NUOVA ✪✪✪✪✪ Savanorių pr. 66/Žemaičių g. 31 Tel. +370 37 244 007 www.centrehotel.lt

MAGNUS ✪✪✪✪✪ Vytauto pr. 25 Tel. +370 37 340 000 www.magnushotel.lt

IBIS ✪✪✪✪✪ Vytauto pr. 28 Tel. +370 37 265 600 www.ibishotel.com

METROPOLIS ✪✪✪✪✪ S. Daukanto g. 21 Tel. +370 37 205 992 www.metropolishotel.lt

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PAŽAISLIS PARK ✪✪✪✪✪ T. Masiulio g. 18E Tel. +370 614 63 664 www.pazaislisparkhotel.eu REGINA ✪✪✪✪✪ Plungės g. 10/ Strazdo g. 62 Tel. +370 37 262 020 www.regina-hotel.lt

VIA BALTICA ✪✪✪✪✪ Verslo g. 17, Kumpių k., Kauno r. Greitkelio Vilnius - Klaipėda 105 km Tel. +370 699 85 870 www.via-baltica.lt APPLE ECONOMY ✪✪✪✪✪ M. Valančiaus g. 19 Tel. +370 37 321 404 www.applehotel.lt KAUNAS CITY ✪✪✪✪✪ Laisvės al. 90 Tel. +370 37 220 220 www.kaunascityhotel.com

GUEST HOUSES AGOTA Savanorių pr. 226 Tel. +370 37 312 930 ARKIVYSKUPIJA GUEST HOUSE Rotušės a. 21 Tel. +370 37 322 597 www.kaunas.lcn.lt/guesthouse DOMUS PACIS Papilio g. 9 Tel. +370 682 47 794 www.domuspacis.lt GRALIS Trumpoji g. 10 Tel. +370 37 209 373 www.restoranasgralis.lt MOJA Gedimino g. 28 Tel. +370 699 14 690 www.moja.lt MŪSŲ DVARAS Jonavos g. 43B Tel. +370 37 389 461 www.musudvaras.lt PAS BIRUTĘ J. Mateikos g. 28 Tel. +370 37 734 090

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RADHARANĖ M. Daukšos g. 28 Tel. +370 37 320 800 www.radharane.lt

STUDIJŲ NAMAI Miško g. 16 – 7 Tel. +370 621 39 123 SVEČIŲ NAMAI Savanorių pr. 122A Tel. +370 686 31 934 www.guesthouselt.com ŽEMYN UPE M. Valančiaus g. 24 Tel. +370 37 424 549 www.zemynupe.lt

B&B, APARTMENTS ANELĖ B&B NAMAI Lauko g. 3, Karmėlava, Kauno raj. Tel. +370 37 758 000 FAMILY HOTEL Benediktinių g. 22 Tel. +370 687 90 247 JŪRATĖS B&B NAMAI Tulpių g. 9, Karmėlava, Kauno raj. Tel. +370 699 49 150 www.gguesthouse.lt KAUNAS APARTMENTS Laisvės al. 50-4 Tel. +370 687 01 233 www.kaunas-apartments.lt


ACCOMMODATION

KETURI METŲ LAIKAI A. Mickevičiaus g. 38a-3 Tel. +370 37 223 253 NAMŲ VIEŠBUTIS Gaižiūnų g. 80 Tel. +370 37 337 445 www.homehotel.lt NEMUNO TURAS Gėlių g. 50, Ringaudai, Kauno r. Tel. +370 37 563 766 www.nemunastour.com

CAMPINGS KAUNAS CITY CAMPING Jonavos g. 51A Tel. +370 618 09 407 www.kaunascamping.lt KAUNAS CAMP INN Raudondvario pl. 161 A Tel. +370 602 33 444 www.campinn.lt

HOSTELS

PRIVATUS VIEŠBUTĖLIS Aušros g. 79 Tel. +370 37 331 522 www.hotelkaunas.com

HOSTEL LUX Laisvės al. 46 Tel. +370 696 02 030 www.hostellux.lt

SOLO B&B Dysnos g. 10 Tel. +370 687 54 443 www.solohotel.lt

R HOSTEL Vytauto pr. 83 Tel. +370 690 45 329 www.r-hostel.lt

SPORTAS Aušros g. 42A Tel. +370 37 796 932 THE MONK‘S BUNK Laisvės al. 48 Tel. +370 620 99 695 www.kaunasmonksbunk.com

MOTELS BALTOSIOS BURĖS M. Gimbutienės g. 35 Tel. +370 37 370 422 www.jachtklubas.lt SANDIJA Jonavos g. 45 Tel. +370 37 332 487 www.sandija.lt

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