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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Place to shop
“Biggest shopping center in Kaunas, has restourants, shops, cinema and other activities.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“The biggest town oak wood in the whole Europe. No way you count all the 700 oaks!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Zalgiris Arena is an indoor sports and events complex on the Nemunas island.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Next you will find yourself walking in Santakos park. It is located right at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Start your route from Kaunas Castle. It was built in 14th century at the confluence of the Nemunas and the Neris rivers with the purpose to repel the attacks of the Teutonic Order. Kaunas Castle was the first stone castle in Lithuania and also the only one fortified with two rows of defensive walls. A village was established around this gothic defensive structure which over time developed into the present City of Kaunas.”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museum displays historical artefacts pertaining to Lithuania and Kaunas from prehistoric times to the present day, including a large collection of historical weapons. There are expositions dedicated to the military skills of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vytautas the Great Chapel, collections of weapons, firearms, ammunition, army uniforms of various states, defence of the Kaunas Fortress in 1915.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Monastery
“Beautiful monastery environment. Nice for long walks and lunch with a cup of delicious coffee at nearly Monte Pacis restaurant. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“In few places of Kaunas. Offers HUGE variety of beers. On weekends you can also dance with others!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
“The island has been perfect for strolling and picnics, now it has been hosting food events during summers "Open Kitchen Kaunas" (check on fb).”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Newly renovated, Čiurlionis museum is a must visit for everyone visiting Kaunas. Čiurlionis is one of the most known artists (painter, composer) worldwide. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Gallery visitors can look over ancient world art exposition with collections of Ancient Egypt culture sculptures, Antique pottery, Roman glass wares and coins. There are works by XVI-XX century artists which portrayed European art. Likewise, XVII-XX century foreign applied art exhibition. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
City Hall
“If you want to see how looks Lithuanian wedding fashion is the best place to see :) ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Route
“This is the main and the most beautiful street of the Old Town; it is solely for pedestrians. The street features several buildings from the 16th century, several of which have been reconstructed. It often becomes the location for traditional events and celebrations, such as Kaunas City Days, Kaziukas (St. Casimir’s) Fair and the like.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pedestrian Plaza
“The longest pedestrian street in all east Europe. the street connected city center and old town. on that street are lots of shops, bars, pubs, casino and more.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Diabolical is the best word to describe the collection of 3000-odd devil statuettes in this museum, collected over the years by landscape artist Antanas Žmuidzinavičius (1876–1966).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“CHRIST'S RESURRECTION CHURCH - great panoramic view of the city from the tower”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“a special venue located at Kaunas Picture Gallery. wide selection of beers, artistic atmosphere. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Eastern European Restaurant
“This restaurant pays exclusive attention for food and drinks. Here you can enjoy seasonal dishes of Lithuanian cuisine. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A stylish and cozy Italian restaurant located in the heart of Kaunas. You can enjoy homemade pasta with a variety of sauces you choose. The kitchen chef from Sardinia, Fabio Manconi, guarantees that every dish is prepared in Italian tradition and with great love.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Nice and trendy restaurant with amazing food. Perfect if you are celebrating a special occasion. Average price per person 35€ with Wine”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pub
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Their pride is not only his majesty “cepelinas“, but more than 43 national heritage dishes made with love. Everything from local ingredients, based on authentic recipes and technologies, stored for more than a century. Be sure to enjoy the dishes that make the place exclusive.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It’s situated in the very heart of Kaunas – Rotuses square. The guests of the restaurant are treated with exceptional game meat dishes. The restaurant is proud to use only fresh local products.”
  • 5 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
  • 2 locals recommend

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