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2016-09-09 Back to list

Kaunas in The Guardian’s Must See Art-Deco List

Valencia, Bucharest, Berlin and Nice were also nominated.

Christ’s Resurrection Basilica. Photograph: Stephane Victor/Getty Images

Art deco’s straight lines and bold shapes were an expression of early-20th-century belief in technology and progress. The Guardian has listed 10 cities around Europe that best showcase this exuberance – and Kaunas is number two (at least in the article), right after Paris!

Valencia, Bucharest, Berlin and Nice were also nominated, among others.

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