Kaunas and Kaunas district.

Section 63. Vaišvydava – Kaunas.

SEE Worth seeing

Panemunė beach

Resort with newly equipped sports and playgrounds, gazebos and benches in Panemunė.

Panemunė Pinewood

Pine forest with bicycle and hiking trails, beach.

Three Virgin Bridge

Pedestrian bridge over the Nemunas in Kaunas.

Fort VI

The construction of the fortress around Kaunas began in the late 19th century. There is an exposition of military equipment in this fort.

Kaunas University of Technology campus

After 1990, regaining the status of a university, KTU embarked on a rapid path of study and scientific reform. KTU “Santakos” valley is one of the largest and most modern science and innovation centres in the Baltic region.

The official website of Kaunas University of Technology:
https://en.ktu.edu/

KTU Faculty of Chemical Technology

In 1937, the most modern research laboratory in the Baltics at that time was built there. In 2015, it has been awarded the European Heritage Label.

The official website of the faculty:
https://fct.ktu.edu/

Lithuanian Zoological Garden

The oldest zoo in the country, founded in 1918 and officially opened by Professor Tadas Ivanauskas in 1938. At this moment, the zoological garden has 2166 animals and 232 species.

The official website of Lithuanian Zoological Garden:
https://www.zoosodas.lt/en/

Information via mobile +370 682 11810 or +370 37 332540.

Oak-Wood Park (Ąžuolynas)

One of the largest oak massifs in Europe (more than 700 trees). In the park you can find the sculpture “Bison”.

Monument to Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas

Dedicated to pilots who in 1933 crossed the Atlantic Ocean.

The central building of Lithuanian Sports University

LSU is an important center of sports science and a fosterer of physical culture and sports values and traditions in Lithuania. Architect Vytautas Landsbergis – Žemkalnis, 1937.

The official website of LSU:
https://www.lsu.lt/en/

Kaunas Sports Hall

Built in 1939. In the same year, there was held the European Basketball Championship, which was won by the Lithuanian men's team. Later, the basketball team “Žalgiris” played here.

Vytautas Park

The park on a hill overgrown with oak trees was founded in 1892 by order of Tsar Nicholas I. Great place for walks in nature for many Kaunas residents.

Avenue of Freedom (Laisvės Alėja)

The most important street in Kaunas and one of the longest pedestrian streets in Europe (1.7 km). The avenue has cafes, bars, restaurants, cosy shops. It is a favourite place for walks and meetings.

St. Michael the Archangel`s Church or the Garrison Church

St. Michael the Archangel's Church or Soboras was built in 1895 in the very heart of Kaunas city - the eastern part of Laisvės Avenue.

Mykolas Žilinskas Art Gallery

The department of M. K. Čiurlionis Art Museum is located in the center of Kaunas. The gallery houses a collection of 1683 works of art donated to Kaunas by Mykolas Žilinskas from the year 1974 to 1988.

Contact via mobile +370 672 80 669.