Fire In Baltu 4 Kaunas

Apr 27

This morning was really unusual... There was a fire in Baltu 4, Kaunas. Thank god it wasn't the house that I am living in.. Firemen came in 3 min and thank god that no one got hurt!! [nggallery id=19] Read More

Kaunas Old Town

Apr 07

Old house in Kaunas old town

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Christmas Time In Kaunas

Dec 21

So it is Christmas time. Here are photos from Kaunas Rotusė. You can feel Christmas in the air. Hope you will enjoy. [nggallery id=17] Read More

Aleksotas Bridge In Kaunas

Nov 26

Aleksotas Bridge In Kaunas
Aleksotas Bridge, original of this brigde is Vytautas the Great Bridge before 1930 and from 1940 until 2008, crosses Nemunas River to connect Aleksotas and Kaunas Old Town in Lithuania. Aleksotas Bridge length exceeds 256 meters, width 16 meters. The tender for building the bridge was arranged back in 1927. After several stages of competition Copenhagen based engineers won the right to built the bridge. Finally, in 1930 January 11 bridge was completed. The bridge was named after Grand Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great after its construction. During World War II bridge was blasted away. Strategic importance of the city Kaunas resulted, that bridge was rebuilt in 1948. In 2005 bridge undergone major reconstruction.

History of Vytautas the Great Bridge

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Kaunas – Zaliakalnio lifter

Nov 01

Zaliakalnio lifter ( Zaliakalnio funicular) - Kaunas, one of the two lifts, the first city in Lithuania, one of the oldest operating elevators in Europe. [singlepic id=326 w=320 h=240 mode=watermark float=center] Read More