"Kaunas - Lithuania's most Lithuanian city" Top 5 Page for this destination Kaunas by HORSCHECK
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Kaunas was actually the first proper stop on our Lithuania trip in August 2006. Although my flight to Lithuania landed in Vilnius, we decided to explore Kaunas at first.
Kaunas is situated at the confluence of the rivers Neman and Neris. With a population of 360.000 it is Lithuania's second biggest city and also a former temporary capital.
While Vilnius is very international, Kaunas is said to be the "most Lithuanian city", whatever that means. I must admit that during our 3 days in Kaunas I really enjoyed the charming atmosphere of the city.
Among the highlights of our visit in Kaunas was an international meeting with members of both VirtualTourist and Hospitality Club.
"Beauty is power; a smile is its sword."
--- Charles Reade ---
- Pros:Interesting mixture of busy city and green landscapes.
- Cons:Grey city on grey days.
- In a nutshell:Lithuania's most Lithuanian city.
On our last evening in Kaunas we only wanted to get us a small dish. As it was a bit rainy we deceided for the Miesto... more travel advice
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