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Best things to do in Kaunas District Municipality

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
“Biggest shopping center in Kaunas, has restourants, shops, cinema and other activities.”
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Basketball Stadium
“Žalgirio Arena is the biggest multifunctional arena in the Baltic region. Many different events can take place here, starting from sports to various entertaiment. An its 10 min walk from apartment.”
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Park
“The biggest town oak wood in the whole Europe. No way you count all the 700 oaks!”
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Park
“Just few steps away from the apartment, this park is a good choice for morning runs or evening walks. It's surrounded by two rivers - Nemunas and Neris.”
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Monastery
“Beautiful monastery environment. Nice for long walks and lunch with a cup of delicious coffee at nearly Monte Pacis restaurant. ”
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History Museum
“Museum displays historical artefacts pertaining to Lithuania and Kaunas from prehistoric times to the present day, including a large collection of historical weapons. There are expositions dedicated to the military skills of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vytautas the Great Chapel, collections of weapons, firearms, ammunition, army uniforms of various states, defence of the Kaunas Fortress in 1915.”
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Bar
“In few places of Kaunas. Offers HUGE variety of beers. On weekends you can also dance with others!”
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Point of Interest
“Start your route from Kaunas Castle. It was built in 14th century at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers with the purpose to repel 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.”
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Art Museum
“Newly renovated, Čiurlionis museum is a must visit for everyone visiting Kaunas. Čiurlionis is one of the most known artists (painter, composer) worldwide. ”
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Park
“The island has been perfect for strolling and picnics, now it has been hosting food events during summers "Open Kitchen Kaunas" (check on fb).”
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City Hall
“If you want to see how looks Lithuanian wedding fashion is the best place to see :) ”
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Art Museum
“Gallery visitors can look over ancient world art exposition with collections of Ancient Egypt culture sculptures, Antique pottery, Roman glass wares and coins. There are works by XVI-XX century artists which portrayed European art. Likewise, XVII-XX century foreign applied art exhibition. ”
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Route
“This is the main and the most beautiful street of the Old Town; it is solely for pedestrians. The street features several buildings from the 16th century, several of which have been reconstructed. It often becomes the location for traditional events and celebrations, such as Kaunas City Days, Kaziukas (St. Casimir’s) Fair and the like.”
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Zoo
“ithuanian Zoo previously known as Kaunas' Zoo is Zoo in Lithuania.[1] It is located in an Ąžuolynas oak grove park in the south-western Žaliakalnis elderate of Kaunas. The territory of the zoo is 15.9 hectares (39 acres). The zoo was initiated in 1935 by Lithuanian zoologist Tadas Ivanauskas and opened on July 1, 1938 with 40 animals. As of 2009, it held over 2,800 insects, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. It experienced funding difficulties during the 2000s.”
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Pedestrian Plaza
“The longest pedestrian street in all east Europe. the street connected city center and old town. on that street are lots of shops, bars, pubs, casino and more.”
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Restaurant
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“English style pub for beer and burgers. Burger price is around €6, beer €2.5. ”
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