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Kaunas Old Town tour

tourkaunasoldtown2 3 hour private tour of Kaunas Old Town led by a professional local guide, recommended by True Lithuania website!

Price: Only 89 Euro! (for the whole group)

The tour is personal. There would be no additional people in the group except for you and your family / friends. The tour may begin at any convenient time.

Order at tour.baltic@gmail.com

A medieval district with impressive churches, cobbled streets, merchant townhouses from the 1400s, and a variety of lively street cafes. Surrounded by the two largest Lithuanian rivers with a castle in-between - it is an attractive place to spend time both for tourists and locals.

Kaunas Old Town tour includes

Gothic churches and townhouses of medieval merchants.
Kaunas Medieval Castle dating from mid-14th century.
Main square with the historic City Hall.
Main pedestrian street full of nice buildings and cafes, offering both local and foreign cuisines.
• Impressive Kaunas Cathedral, a 600 year old largest Gothic building in Lithuania
Embankment of Nemunas, the Lithuania’s mightiest and longest river.
Panorama of the Old Town from above (optional).
• And more...

Gothic church in KaunasGothic townhouse in KaunasKaunas Medieval castleNemunas embankmentKaunas City HallPanorama of the Old TownMain pedestrian streetKaunas Cathedral

What will you learn

• Why was Kaunas a favorite trading spot for Medieval European merchants?
• Why did once-pagan Lithuanian leaders build so many churches?
• How did Kaunas castle fare against the foreign invaders?
• Why did it take two weeks to pass the bridge over Nemunas?
• And more…

The tour is available in English, Polish, Russian and Lithuanian languages

Article written by Augustinas Žemaitis

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