Kaunas Castle, Kaunas

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Located at the edge of old town Kaunas, Kaunas Castle represents a Gothic-style castle thought to have been built during the mid-14th century. The castle served as a strategic military outpost that guarded nearby cities and the roads between important trade routes. By the start of the 21st century, only approximately a third of the original castle remained intact. It was renovated in 2011, but some of the original walls remain. Climb the stairs to the upper levels for expansive views of the surrounding town and scenery. You can walk within the walls for free, or pay to go into the round tower where you'll find an art gallery. Plan your visit to Kaunas Castle and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kaunas day trip website .
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  • I would call it a tower, not a castle. In my opinion, the exhibitions aren't interesting, even tho we had a tour guide. By the way, the guide wasn't very polite - it seemed like he wanted to finish th...  more »
  • The first castle in stone of Lithuania just a tower and a piece of derelict bulwark. Some nice pictures to take, however. The framework is quite charming
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  • Location on the River in the old town is within walking distance from the main square. The building is nicely restored, but the Museum was a disappointment, could have been better. The old convent next to the Church are as interesting. In addition, the food market close by with Lithuanian specialities.
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  • Nice place for a walk - the park. Castle is destroyed apart from one tower that's been turned into small museum. Beautiful view.
  • Amazing historical monument of Lithuania.You should visit here...
  • Short but beautiful late afternoon visit to Kaunas. Good coffee and tasty pastries in a cosy cafe.
  • Small entrance fee to get in. Self paced tour to the top. Not very large. Something to do.
  • Good place to spend some time.

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