The first hotel and restaurant called Kurhaus was an attraction in the center of Palanga for more than one hundred years and became the symbol of the resort. The beginning of the Kurhaus history is associated with earls Tiškevičiai. The big restaurant and the first resort hotel were opened by Palanga estate owner earl Juozapas Tiškevičius in the late 19th century. It was called Kurhaus following the traditions of the neighboring countries. In the beginning of the 20th century, a café with billiard, game room and reading room were established here. After the war the building became the property of the town and was used for its purposes. In Kurhaus every year were a lot of events, performances and concerts.
In the beginning of the 20th century Kurhaus became a heart of Palanga. On 25 August of 2002 Kurhaus has been destroyed by fire and after ten years reconstruction was started. In the late of 2013 reconstruction was finished and Kurhaus now is opened and ready for new concerts and performances. Kurhaus’ new address – earl Tiškevičiai avenue 1.