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Best things to do in Kaunas District Municipality

Discover the city according to 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.”
17 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Zalgiris Arena is an indoor sports and events complex on the Nemunas island.”
11 locals recommend
Park
“Next you will find yourself walking in Santakos park. It is located right at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers.”
9 locals recommend
Park
“The biggest town oak wood in the whole Europe. No way you count all the 700 oaks!”
6 locals recommend
Monastery
“Beautiful monastery environment. Nice for long walks and lunch with a cup of delicious coffee at nearly Monte Pacis restaurant. ”
9 locals recommend
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.”
7 locals recommend
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. ”
7 locals recommend
Bar
“In few places of Kaunas. Offers HUGE variety of beers. On weekends you can also dance with others!”
5 locals recommend
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.”
5 locals recommend
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.”
6 locals recommend
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.”
2 locals recommend
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.”
4 locals recommend
City Hall
“If you want to see how looks Lithuanian wedding fashion is the best place to see :) ”
5 locals recommend
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. ”
3 locals recommend
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).”
5 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Kaunas Ghetto was liquidated 75 years ago. Erected in 1984, this monument by A. Ambraziunas is by far the largest memorial of the tragic period of Lithuanian history.”
5 locals recommend