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Jonava

Lithuanian city

40km

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Panevėžys

city in Lithuania

70km

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Dzūkija

Dzūkija or Dainava is a region in south-eastern Lithuania.

92km

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Šiauliai

city in Lithuania

94km

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Riga

capital and largest city of Latvia

129km

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Vilnius

capital of Lithuania

150km

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Sights

Lithuanian Sports University

university

165m

54.8983333323.93444444

Kaunas Sports Hall

arena

375m

54.8961111123.93583333

Stumbras

700m

54.8897222223.93111111

Žaliakalnis Funicular

1.8km

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Lithuanian Zoo

The only zoo garden in Lithuania was established in an Ažuolynas park, in which grow hundred year old oaks near the city center in 1938. It is made up of 11 sections and offers 6 classes of animals. Children may ride a pony, a donkey, or take a ride in a horse drawn carriage.

2.0km

54.9013888923.95138889

Laisvės alėja

2.2km

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Kaunas State Drama Theatre

2.5km

54.8969444423.91055556

Napoleon's Hill

2.6km

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Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas

Lithuania was first independent from 1918 until 1940, when the Soviets crushed the "First Republic". This neo-baroque palace was home to its presidents. It houses furniture, artwork and other material from the period.

4.0km

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Vytautas the Great Bridge

5.2km

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Aleksotas Funicular

5.2km

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Church of Vytautas the Great

Gothic brick church built in 1400 for the Franciscan monks. It's suffered repeatedly from river floods, occupying armies and religious upheavals, but since 1919 has been Roman Catholic.

5.2km

54.89523.8865

Kaunas Fortress

Kaunas Fortress was a colossal military defensive complex encircling the city, with ten forts built by the Russians 1882-1915 to protect their empire from the growing power of Germany. But when World War I came, after 11 days of assault the forts surrendered; so the Fortress had impeded the enemy advance but proved far from impregnable. From 1920 much of it was demolished or turned over to other state use. The Ninth Fort was the best preserved and was put to horrific use during the Nazi occupation of 1941-44. You enter via the Exposition of Occupations which has the ticket office, and documents the wartime terrors, and the ensuing Soviet terror under Stalin. You then visit the 9th Fort and the 32m high memorial to the victims; the fort tunnels can only be seen by special tour.

5.3km

54.898923.8854

Kaunas Castle

5.4km

54.89923.885

Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant

dam in Lithuania

7.5km

54.8741666723.99888889

Kaunas Reservoir

reservoir in Lithuania

26km

54.8527777824.16722222

Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant

35km

54.7988888924.2475

Druskininkai

city

57km

54.0166666723.96666667

Cido Arena

architectural structure

69km

55.7334924.339266

Šiluva

settlement in  Lithuania

88km

55.5305555623.225

Hill of Crosses

90km

56.0152777823.41666667

Trakai Kenesa

The kenesa (synagogue) of the local Karaite community.

112km

54.6477777824.93277778

Trakai Island Castle

Museum HQ near the main street, in a former Dominican Monastery, near Peninsula Castle. The museum has several affiliates. The Island Castle, a reconstructed residence of Lithuanian dukes in 14th century, is the most famous castle in Lithuania, probably a symbol of medieval Lithuania itself. Many concerts and plays in summer.

112km

54.65224.934

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Kaunas

Lithuania
Kaunas is the second-largest city in Lithuania, with a population of some 288,000 people. The main reason to visit is its charming Old Town, connected to the 19th century New Town ranged along Laisvės alėja. It was the country's capital between the two world wars.

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