Get to know Kaunas

Kaunas, the second largest Lithuania city, keeps the authentic spirit of the country‘s national character alive.

The city is located at the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers, surrounded by the hills, and situated at the crossroads of the most important roads in Lithuania. Due to its geographical position, today, Kaunas is Lithuania‘s most important communication center.

Culture is inescapable in Kaunas as well. While the titular year of Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022 is over, Kaunas remains full of culture, opportunities, and adventures.

Kaunas is colorful city, famous by its street art, with probably the only square in the world that you can‘t get into – George Maciunas square, inspired by the FLUXUS movement. The city is famous for its Interwar architecture which was awarded the European Heritage label and is on its way to UNESCO.

Kaunas is the only city in the world where so much of the style of the buildings has survived to the present day.

Photo by A. Aleksandravičius

Discover Kaunas as a great place for meetings, experience the city’s unique ambiance, and get introduced to many modern conference facilities, quality services, and exciting leisure activities.

The unique atmosphere of Kaunas can be explored, which is distinguished by the heritage of the painter and composer M. K. Čiurlionis.

Photo by A. Aleksandravičius
Photo by A. Aleksandravičius

Kaunas is a city of old traditions and a large center of business and industry. It can also lay claim to being a city of young people, with over 35,000 students (the largest number in Lithuania) studying at one of the seven universities here.

For businesses and investors, our city offers friendly, open, and creative space for partnerships and cooperation.

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Green streets, tree–lined avenues, and wide–open squares create surroundings to match everybody’s moods.

Kaunas is proud of its many museums, theatres, universities, colleges, fine hotels, restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Guests can try a range of cuisine from many European and Asian countries and an abundance of traditional Lithuanian food, drink, and hospitality.