51 Sights in Kaunas, Lithuania (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Kaunas, Lithuania. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 51 sights are available in Kaunas, Lithuania.

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1. Kauno tvirtovės VII fortas

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The Seventh Fort or VII Fort is a defensive fortification built in Žaliakalnis district of Kaunas, Lithuania, during implementation of the first phase of the construction of the Kaunas Fortress. It is located near the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. This Fort became the last brick fortification of Kaunas Fortress. The Seventh Fort is close to the central defenses and it is located in the rear of Kaunas Fortress. The first owner of fort was the 11th company of Kaunas Fortress Artillery. In 1915, German Army occupied the Fort without resistance. The Seventh Fort is one of the best surviving examples of a two-rampart fort, showing the typical design of a 19th-century Russian brick fort. Many authentic elements survive, such as iron window frames, ammunition warehouse gate fragments. During the Fort's restoration, a number of authentic interior details were found.

Wikipedia: Seventh Fort (EN), Website

2. Kamerinis teatras

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Kaunas city Chamber Theatre is a municipal theatre in Kaunas, Lithuania. The theatre was established in 1976 as Kaunas Youth Musical Studio.[1] Its founder and long-standing director was the Lithuanian actor and opera singer Stanislovas Rubinovas.[2] The theatre obtained the status of a professional theatre in 1986 and was called Kaunas Youth Chamber Theatre. Its name was changed to Kaunas Chamber Theatre in 2005. After Stanislovas Rubinovas death, his son, actor and director Aleksandras Rubinovas, was leading the theatre as artistic director from 2014 till 2016. From April 2016 former municipal budget office Kaunas Chamber Theatre was replaced by the public institution Kaunas City Chamber Theatre. The theatre, in addition to his own productions, also started to represent chamber productions of other Lithuanian theatres more intensively.

Wikipedia: Kaunas Chamber Theatre (EN), Website

3. Gričiupio parkas

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Gričiupis Park is a park in Gričiupis eldership, Kaunas. The park got its name from the Gričiupis stream, which is supposedly started at the store with the same name. The park covers part of the city's drained stream, but in this valley flows along the surface. On one side there are student dormitories, and on the other side there is the ktu faculty palace. The banks of the exceptional lowland are connected by an illuminated concrete staircase with a bridge over the Gričiupis. The park was designed in 1993 as a natural counterweight to the developing urbanization, its area is 2.81 ha. The status of the park in this area was approved on December 3, 1996. By decision no. 1196 of Kaunas City Board, the boundaries of the park were approved on 17 February 1999.

Wikipedia: Gričiupio parkas (LT)

4. Kauno Gerojo Ganytojo bažnyčia

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Kauno Gerojo Ganytojo bažnyčia / GFDL

Church of Kaunas Good Shepherd Parish - Church in Kaunas, Dainava district. The parish was established in 1998. April 28th. Decree of Kaunas Archbishop Sigitas Tamkevičius no. 773 Separation of part of St. Territory of Antanas Parish. Initially, the parish used the premises of Kaunas Dainava Secondary School. 1999 March 5 The authors of the church project approved by the Church Art Commission of Kaunas Archdiocese - architects Algimantas Kančas and Marius Preisas. According to the project, the church provides 350 seats. The building is modern, coordinated with the architecture of the Dainava district. 1999 July 3 The foundations started to be laid. August 31 of the same year. The cornerstone of the Church was consecrated.

Wikipedia: Kauno Gerojo Ganytojo bažnyčia (LT)

5. Aleksoto funikulierius

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Aleksotas Funicular is a funicular railway located in Aleksotas elderate of Kaunas, Lithuania. The funicular constructed on the right bank of the Nemunas River was officially opened on 6 December 1935. The track of the Aleksotas funicular remained unchanged. The track has a separation in the centre of the track for carriages to pass. Special automatic brakes were installed in carriages not to let them run down in case of cable damage. The length of funicular is 132.9 metres (436 ft), gradient - 18 degrees. Authentic traction equipment, including the genuine pre-war wagons, wooden seats, and stop platforms of the funicular are still used.

Wikipedia: Aleksotas Funicular (EN)

6. Atominis bunkeris

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The Atomic Bunker Museum is a civil protection museum located in the Soviet bunker in Kaunas, Vilnius microscope, Raudondvario pl. 164A (yard). Exclusive technical exhibits from both World Wars, Interwar, Cold War and present times are exhibited here. The main idea of the museum is the history of the protection of humanity. There is a wide range of protective equipment available here. The exhibits were received from private collections, some of the individual enthusiasts were given. The Lithuanian Armed Forces Commanders and Stock Officers were involved in the creation of the exhibition. The author of the idea is Julius Urbaitis.

Wikipedia: Atominis bunkeris (LT)

7. Jurgio Mačiūno aikštė

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Jurgis Maciunas Square is a square named after Jurgis Maciunas, the founder of Fluxus, located in Kaunas, Naujamiestis, at a tripartite intersection connecting Vytautas Avenue, Donelaitis and Parodos streets. The aforementioned intersection is located in front of the building No. 1 of Parodos str., where J. Maciunas himself lived as a child. The square was presented to the public on July 20, 2017, but the official ceremony of unveiling the square did not take place. It is said that this would have been contrary to the philosophy of the Fluxus movement, the manifesto of which is guided by the square.

Wikipedia: Jurgio Mačiūno aikštė (LT)

8. Taikos kalno ąžuolas

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The Oak of Peace Hill is a state -protected natural heritage object in Kaunas Pažaislis Shill. It is the thickest oak in Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park. Oak in the bicycle path, which winds between the coast of Kaunas Lagoon and the Pažaislis Monastery. The tree of the Almost similar age and forms, named after the Oak of Peace, began to be cared for in 2001, when it "occupied" the location of the Old Monument of the Old Natural Monument. The Oak of Peace Hill is currently the oldest and thickest in Kaunas. The natural monument of Kaunas city has been named since 2001. October 25

Wikipedia: Taikos kalno ąžuolas (LT)

9. Kauno pantomimos teatras

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Kaunas pantomime theatre is pantomime theatre in Kaunas, Lithuania. Theatre was established in 1968. Founder and leader of Kaunas Pantomime theatre was artistic director Kestutis Adomaitis (1948–1996). Kaunas Municipality becomes the founder of Kaunas Pantomime Theatre in 2003. Kaunas Pantomime theatre is the only Lithuanian professional ensemble theatre with a repertoire of this genre only. The theatre performed in many foreign countries, such as Germany, Russia, Romania, Latvia, Syria, Jordan, China, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Denmark.

Wikipedia: Kaunas Pantomime Theatre (EN)

10. Museum of Aviation

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The Lithuanian Aviation Museum is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. The museum was officially opened in 1983. The permanent collection of the museum contains more than 18 000 displays of different fields of technology. The major part of the collection is dedicated to the history of aviation in Lithuania. It includes about 40 flying machines, models of airplanes, flyers, gliders and helicopters of various times, and designed during the Interwar period of Lithuania first combat aircraft the ANBO I by General Antanas Gustaitis.

Wikipedia: Lithuanian Aviation Museum (EN), Website

11. Kauno lėlių teatras

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Kaunas State Puppet Theatre is a puppet theatre in Kaunas, Lithuania. The professional theatre was established in 1958. Each theatrical season it offers to the spectators twenty puppet performances, and 4–5 new plays are usually staged. There are two halls for spectators – 226 and 50 seats each in the theatre. Small museum of puppets characters is set at the premises of the theatre. The theatre performed plays in festivals of many foreign countries.

Wikipedia: Kaunas State Puppet Theatre (EN)

12. Veršvų piliakalnis

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Veršvai mound - mound and former settlement in the territory of Kaunas District Municipality, in the Veršvas. Accessed from the Icelandic highway ring at Fort IX on the Samogitian Highway towards Vilijampolės, Baltų Avenue, Šilainių highway and Gabija Street to its turn to the right west direction, further down the dwelling houses, the northern side of the hinge-wax, 300 m southwest. , as the slope descended into the Nemunas valley.

Wikipedia: Veršvų piliakalnis (LT), Website

13. Kauno Viešpaties Apsireiškimo cerkvė

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The Church of the Manifestation of the Lord of the Novorossiysk Dragoon Regiment is an Orthodox church in Kaunas, Žaliakalnis, Radvilėnų pl. 1A, which existed before the Soviet era, on the territory of the former barracks town. Along with the Church of the Crewe, st. Sergijus Radonežietis Church is one of the six former departmental churches of Kaunas Fortress. In 2014, it was entered in the Register of Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Kauno Viešpaties Apsireiškimo cerkvė (LT)

14. Kauno Šv. Vincento Pauliečio bažnyčia

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Kaunas St. Vincent Paulian Church is a Catholic Church standing in Kaunas, the eastern part of it, on the right bank of the Nemunas, Petrašiūnai neighborhood. The church is located in an industrial suburb of Kaunas and is named after all the charity activities and the patron of the organizations, which originated from the French St. On behalf of Vincent Paulian (1581-1660). Petrašiūnai Cemetery is 1.5 km southeast.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Vincento Pauliečio bažnyčia (LT)

15. Vieškūnų piliakalnis

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The mound of the villages lies in the east of Kaunas city, Palemonas, near Kaunas lagoon, former in the village of Vžkūnai. Situated between the Lakštinggal Valley (North) and Pašaislis Yacht Club (South), near the fort (Palemonas), the stream of Šuneliškėkė Ravas is accessible from the west. It is one of the best surviving mounds in Lithuania, since it was unknown for a long time and discovered only in 1992.

Wikipedia: Vieškūnų piliakalnis (LT), Website

16. V Fortas

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V Kaunas Fortas is part of the Kaunas Fortress in the southwest part of the city, Zuikini, alongside Kaunas Lagoon, on the upper terrace of the stream of Somena. On the north side, the fort is located on Vašvydava street, on the southeast side, Alksnė street. The Fort is currently located in the territory of Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park. Since 2002, the Cultural Values Register has been unique code: 26353.

Wikipedia: V Kauno fortas (LT)

17. House of Perkunas

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The House of Perkūnas is one of the most original and Gothic secular buildings, located in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania. Originally built by Hanseatic merchants and served as their office from 1440 until 1532, it was sold in the 16th century to the Jesuits who had established a chapel there in 1643. The Jesuits have also completed the Church of St. Francis Xavier at the Town Hall Square in 1722.

Wikipedia: House of Perkūnas (EN)

18. Aukštųjų Šančių piliakalnis

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The High Šančiai Mound is a mound in the territory of Kaunas municipality, on the banks of the Nemunas, Šančiai eldership. It is reached in High Šančiai by driving from K. Baršauskas Street by Breslauja, French and Verkiai streets, without reaching the soldiers' cemetery, 250 m to the left in the east direction from the car park – the track leads from the park, 100 m south of the site.

Wikipedia: Aukštųjų Šančių piliakalnis (LT), Website

19. Synagogue of Kaunas

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Kaunas Synagogue is one of two operating choral synagogues in Lithuania. It is located in Centras eldership, Kaunas. The Neo-Baroque synagogue was built in 1872. In 1902, before the Holocaust in Lithuania, it was one of over 25 synagogues and Jewish prayer houses in the city. The radically designed synagogue claims to have one of the most beautiful arks in the entire Jewish world.

Wikipedia: Kaunas Synagogue (EN)

20. Tibeto skv.

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The square of Tibet is a square in Kaunas, a triangular isle located at the crossroads of Trakai and Kreva, south-east of the intersection of these streets, on the east side of Kreva str. north of the park of Peace. It is named after the autonomous region of Tibet which seeks independence. The institutions of various peoples and religious confessions operate near the square.

Wikipedia: Tibeto skveras (Kaunas) (LT)

21. Kaunas Cathedral Basilica of apostles St. Peter and St. Paul

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Kaunas st. The Basilica of the Archdiocese of The Apostles Peter and Paul is a church in Lithuania, which stands in Kaunas, in the Old Town, near the Town Hall Square. Gothic, after reconstructions acquired features of the Renaissance, Baroque, Neo-Gothic. The largest Gothic building in Lithuania. One of the places of Catholic pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of Kaunas.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. apaštalų Petro ir Povilo arkikatedra bazilika (LT)

22. Kauno Šv. Sergijaus Radonežiečio cerkvė

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Kaunas st. The Church of Sergius of Radonežisitis stands on the left bank of the Nemunas, in the High Fred, west of the Freda Manor House, next to the VMU Botanical Garden. Together with the Crew Church, the Church of the Manifestation of the Lord in Kaunas, it is one of the six former departmental churches of Kaunas Fortress. There is a registered cultural object.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Sergijaus Radonežiečio cerkvė (LT)

23. Kauno Švč. Sakramento bažnyčia ir Domininkonų vienuolynas

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Church of the Blessed Sacrament or Corpus Christi Church is a Roman Catholic church in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania. The church was damaged by the Napoleonic Army in 1812 and together with the Dominican Monastery was closed in 1845 by the order of Russian tsar Nicholas I of Russia, in 1865 it was converted into an Orthodox church.

Wikipedia: Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Kaunas (EN)

24. Mažoji Kristaus Prisikėlimo bažnyčia

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Kaunas Little Church of Christ Resurrection – Catholic Church in Kaunas, Žaliakalnis, Auktaitė str. 4. It is the second parish church in the parish of Christ's Resurrection parish, which is the center of the basilica of the Resurrection of Christ. Both temples stand in the same Žaliakalnis quarter, 0,4 km away from each other.

Wikipedia: Kauno Mažoji Kristaus Prisikėlimo bažnyčia (LT)

25. Linkuvos dvaras

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Linkuva Manor - former manor house now. In the part of Kaunas city Linkuva, Šilainiai eldership Fragments of the manor homestead are in the northwestern part of the Via Baltica of Kaunas Western Bypass. Easily found according to road links from a wide Baltic Avenue. The surviving manor house is a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Linkuvos dvaras (Kaunas) (LT)

26. Aleksoto Šv. Kazimiero bažnyčia

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St. Alexoto The Church of Casimir is the Catholic Church in Kaunas, Alexoto, Antakalnio str. 35, about 0,6 km north of the market in Alexoto. In the main district Vaveris street, on the mountain, a reference to the object to St. St. St. Casimir Church. There is an old wooden and new brick church next to each other.

Wikipedia: Aleksoto Šv. Kazimiero bažnyčia (LT)

27. Vytautas Magnus Church

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Vytautas Magnus Church

Church of Vytautas the Great or the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Roman Catholic church in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania, and is the oldest church in the city and an important example of Gothic architecture in Lithuania, having the only Gothic cross-shaped plan in Lithuania.

Wikipedia: Church of Vytautas the Great (EN)

28. Kauno Šv. Mikalojaus Stebukladario sentikių cerkvė

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Kaunas St. The Church of Nicholas Miracleadar is the only Old Believers' Church in Kaunas, Žaliakalnis district, at the intersection of Kapsų and Širvintos streets. The building with a rectangular plan of one floor with a central tower on the southwestern facade. Next to the Žaliakalnis progymnasium.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Mikalojaus Stebukladario sentikių cerkvė (LT)

29. Aukštosios Panemunės Švč. Mergelės Marijos Vardo bažnyčia

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The Holy Spirit of the High Panemunia. The Church of the Virgin Mary is a church standing in Kaunas, in the upper Panemunė, near the mouth of Somena. At the church, 250 m to the southwest is the cemetery of Panemunė. The Chapel of the Viržiglis, as well as St. St. Chapel of the brotherhood of Pius X.

Wikipedia: Aukštosios Panemunės Švč. Mergelės Marijos Vardo bažnyčia (LT)

30. Panemunės Aušros Vartų Švč. Mergelės Marijos, Gailestingumo Motinos, koplyčia

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Panemunė Aušra Gates Švč. The chapel of M. Mary, Mother of Mercy, is st. Mary's Chapel of St. Mary. Pius X Fraternity Chapel in Kaunas, Panemunė district, Birutės str. 1, near panemunė trolleybus ring. It does not belong to the High Panemunė Švč. to the parish of the Name of the Virgin Mary.

Wikipedia: Panemunės Aušros Vartų Švč. Mergelės Marijos, Gailestingumo Motinos, koplyčia (LT)

31. Kauno evangelikų liuteronų bažnyčia

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Kaunas Lutheran Holy Trinity Church is a Lutheran church in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania. It is one of the first Lutheran churches in Kaunas, built in 1683. The wooden main altar dates from 1692. The church was closed by the Soviet authorities, nowadays it used by the local university.

Wikipedia: Kaunas Lutheran Holy Trinity Church (EN)

32. IV Fortas

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IV Kaunas Fortas is part of the Kaunas Fortress in the south of the city, Rokai, Plytė str. 15. Fort to be spread on the upper terrace of the left valley of Nemunas, at the source of the funny stream. Included in the Register of Cultural Values in 2002, unique code: 10708.

Wikipedia: IV Kauno fortas (LT)

33. Pažaislis Monastery

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Pažaislis Monastery and the Church of the Visitation form the largest monastery complex in Lithuania, and the most renowned example of Baroque architecture in the country. The church is the most marble-decorated Baroque church of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

Wikipedia: Pažaislis Monastery (EN), Website

34. Romainių fortas

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Romainių fortas / GFDL

Romainiai or X Fort - part of Kaunas Fortress in the second ring of the forts, on the western edge of Šilainiai eldership, in Romainiai. An unfinished object is located in the forest 300 m from Kaunas Forest Enterprise, nearby Romainiai Tuberculosis Hospital.

Wikipedia: Romainių fortas (LT)

35. Kauno evangelikų reformatų bažnyčia

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Kaunas Evangelical Reformed Church is located in the center, E. Ožeškienės str. 41, its tower is raised on the beginning of Savanorių Avenue. On the steep slope near the church there are concrete stairs connecting Savanorių pr. with Ožeškienės str.

Wikipedia: Kauno evangelikų reformatų bažnyčia (LT)

36. Christ's Resurrection Church

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Christ's Resurrection Church

Kaunas our Lord Jesus Christ's Resurrection Basilica is a monumental Roman Catholic church in Kaunas, Lithuania. The church was consecrated in 2004, and in 2005 it was finally completed. It is the largest basilical church in the Baltic States.

Wikipedia: Christ's Resurrection Church, Kaunas (EN)

37. Trinity Church

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Trinity Church

Kaunas St. Trinity Church - the Catholic Church, standing in Kaunas Old Town, A. Jakšto str. 1, in the northwestern corner of the Town Hall Square. The late Renaissance style also has Gothic features. Next to it is Kaunas Priestly Seminary.

Wikipedia: Kauno Švč. Trejybės (Seminarijos) bažnyčia (LT)

38. Istorinė prezidentūra

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The Historical Presidential Palace is a Neo-baroque building in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania that served as the Presidential Palace during the interwar years. Today, the palace is a branch of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum.

Wikipedia: Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas (EN), Website

39. Museum of Lithuanian Sport

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Lithuanian Sports Museum – Lithuanian Museum, a scientific educational institution in Kaunas, Muziejus str. 7, 9, accumulating, researching, popularizing the physical education and sports values of Lithuania and the Lithuanian diaspora.

Wikipedia: Lietuvos sporto muziejus (LT)

40. Kaunas mosque

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Kaunas Mosque is the only mosque in the city and district of Kaunas, one of only four mosques in Lithuania as well as the only brick mosque in Lithuania and the Baltic countries. It is in Centras eldership, Tatars Street 6 Kaunas.

Wikipedia: Kaunas Mosque (EN)

41. Neries krantinės parkas

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Neries krantinės parkas

Neris Embankment Park is a park in the west of Kaunas city, in Vilijampolė eldership. The park is located between Petras Vileišis and Varniai bridges, near the Neris River and Neris Embankment Street, southeast of Union Square.

Wikipedia: Neries krantinės parkas (LT)

42. Kauno Apreiškimo Švč. Dievo Motinai soboras

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Kaunas Annunciation Švč. For the Mother of God, the sobor is an Orthodox chapel, which stands in Kaunas, in the southern part of the Tranquility Park, next to Kaunas Church of the Resurrection of Christ and Kaunas Bus Station.

Wikipedia: Kauno Apreiškimo Švč. Dievo Motinai katedra (LT)

43. Kauno Pastarųjų dienų šventųjų Jėzaus Kristaus bažnyčia

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The Church of Jesus Christ, the Saints of Kaunas, of recent days, is the Church of Mormon, the Religious Movement of Christianity, operating in Kaunas, Dainava district, Draugystės Ave. 1. Modern meeting houses were built here.

Wikipedia: Kauno Pastarųjų dienų šventųjų Jėzaus Kristaus bažnyčia (LT)

44. VI Fortas

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The sixth fort is part of the Kaunas fortress in the eastern part of the city, Gričiupis, located on the top terrace of the right valley of the Nemunas. The fort is a five-pointed symmetric structure focused on the north-east.

Wikipedia: VI Kauno fortas (LT)

45. Kaunas State Musical Theatre

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The Kaunas State Musical Theatre is a musical theatre in Kaunas, Lithuania. It was established on November 27, 1940, in the former State Theatre hall adjoining the Laisvės Alėja. For some time, it mostly presented operettas.

Wikipedia: Kaunas State Musical Theatre (EN)

46. Kauno Šv. Dvasios bažnyčia

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Kaunas St. The Church of the Spirit (Šilainiai) is a church standing in Kaunas, Šilainiai, 0.2 km northeast of Žemaičių highway and Milikonys str. intersections. Serves one of the largest parishes of Kaunas city.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Dvasios bažnyčia (LT)

47. Pakalniškių piliakalnis

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Pakalniškės mound is located in Kaunas district, on the left bank of the Nemunas, east of the present bunny, in Girionys. Accessed from Didžioji str. In Vaišvydava. 2022 Girioniai mound was explained next to them.

Wikipedia: Pakalniškių piliakalnis (Kaunas) (LT), Website

48. Church of Saint George the Martyr

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Kaunas st. The Church of Jurgis Martyr is one of the first churches in Kaunas Old Town. The building stands in Santaka Park in front of Kaunas Castle. Next to the church there is a Monastery of Bernardines in Kaunas.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Jurgio Kankinio bažnyčia (LT)

49. Kauno Šv. Juozapo bažnyčia

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Kaunas st. St. Joseph's Church stands in Vilijampolė (Kaunas), next to Union Square. A parish with a population of about 20 thousand people is served. People. On Sundays, st. About 400 believers attend mass.

Wikipedia: Kauno Šv. Juozapo bažnyčia (LT)

50. II Fortas

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II Kaunas Fort is a part of Kaunas Fortress in Julijanava. Built between 1887 and 1888, reconstructed between 1893 and 1898 and 1908. In the register of cultural goods – since 2002, unique code – 26351.

Wikipedia: II Kauno fortas (LT)

51. National Theater of Drama in Kaunas

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The National Kaunas Drama Theatre is the biggest theatre in Kaunas, and one of the oldest functioning theatres in Lithuania. There are six different creative spaces for events in the Kaunas Drama Theatre.

Wikipedia: Kaunas State Drama Theatre (EN)


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