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Kaunas Castle, Kaunas

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Castle Tourist Spot
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. See Kaunas Castle and all Kaunas has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kaunas vacation builder.
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  • In Kaunas for a quick visit while riding motorcycle through the country. A lot of people, happy place to be. Good service in general and everyone is nice. A lot to see and experience.  more »
  • Kaunas Castle was once the border fortress between the Russian empire and Prussia across the river. Our Road scholar group was not able to visit inside, but the exterior is impressive.  more »
  • Visiting Kaunas and the Old Town, you can't miss a visit to Kaunas castle as well as a visit to nearby Santakos park. Kaunas castle are the remnants of the medieval establishment. In continuation of t...  more »
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  • Small-ish castle, but interesting. Check out the ghost in the cellar (it's actually a projection, but cool!)
  • Old ruins of the Kaunas castle (not much left), but the area around it is worth exploring, taking a walk around with a coffee is a good option.
  • This is essentially a small sliver of the castle which used to stand here. Part of it was lost to time, most of it was demolished by the history-hating Soviets. Nevertheless, the castle has been reconstructed nicely and offers some good views of the river and city. It's worth a visit for sure.
  • If you visit Kaunas, necessary to visit the very beginning of the city - castle. Even maybe to meet local ghost if you are lucky
  • Quite a small tour, but worth while combined with a walk along the rivers and old town.