History of Kaunas
Anglų skaidrės. Kaunas. Saulenė Pečiulytė Gabrielė Ivanovaitė IIIc. There are several legends telling about the origin of the name of the city. The name of. A name of Grand Duke Vytautas is closely related to the history of Kaunas. In the Middle. Another impressive gothic monument is the church of Vytautas Magnus. In the 14th. After the partition. One of the most important periods of the history of the city is interwar. On the Vilnius street the Presidential palace was built. A few years later the university of Vytautas Magnus was opened. During the years of independence the palace of the central bank was built. Musical theater. Kaunas philharmonic. The Avenue of freedom became the main street of the city. In 1940 Lithuania was occupied by the Soviets. But Lithuanians never gave up resisting invader’s regime. Another form of. In 1990 Lithuania re-established its independence. Nowadays Kaunas is the second biggest city in Lithuania. Many cultural events take place in Kaunas. Although Kaunas is. Avenue of Freedom. Thank you for your attention.