3 Hours History tour itinerary for Kaunas: Experience The Old World Charms
Visit the heart of Lithuania at the second-largest city and home to a variety of festivals and events. Its remarkable Old Town is a collection of ancient architectural monuments; there are remnants of the 14th century at the remains of Kaunas Castle, and the buildings of the Middle Ages in the Gothic and the Art Déco styles. The Kaunas Fortress is a valuable military heritage composed of a number of constructions that used to be a military complex.
With your Kaunas tour guide, places you will visit:
Begin the tour with the mid-14th century Medieval Kaunas castle, built in the Gothic style
Townhall - the 16th century Town hall houses a Museum of Ceramics.
Ninth Fort (on request) - the fort was used as a prison and also had a place of execution for Jews, captured Soviets, and others.
St. Peter’s & Paul’s Cathedral-Basilica
Vytautas the Great Church - the Roman Catholic church in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania, and is one of the oldest churches in the city.
Rumsiskes open-air museum (on request) - the Open Air Museum of Lithuania is the largest open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.
Church of St. Michael the Archangel - the roman-byzantine style is closely related to Russian orthodox customs because basically it was built by the Russian empire.
Perkuno house - built by Hanseatic merchants, today it houses the museum of Adam Mickiewicz.
Laisves Avenue - the prominent pedestrian street stretches between the St. Michael the Archangel's Byzantine-style church to the Central Post Office and Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum, around the Old Town.
Historical Presidential Palace - the Neo-baroque building in the Old Town of Kaunas served as the Presidential Palace during the interwar years.
Pazaislis Monastery (on request) - largest monastery complex in Lithuania, it stands as an example of Italian Baroque architecture in the country.
Experience the old world charm of Kaunas: Visit the heart of Lithuania at Kaunas, the second-largest city in Lithuania and home to a variety of festivals and events. Its remarkable Old Town is a collection of ancient architectural monuments; there are remnants of the 14th century at the remains of Kaunas castle, and the buildings of the Middle Ages in the Gothic and the Art Déco styles. The Kaunas Fortress is a valuable military heritage composed of a number of constructions that used to be a military complex.
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