Smoking tourists should take into account that local trains and buses are non smoking. For violating the smoking ban one will be charged with fees. One should pay attention to the restrictive signs placed in the streets. As a rule, near the government bodies and public establishments there are specially equipped smoking areas.
Lvov is an ancient city of unique cultural traditions and of unspeakable charming beauty. Annually the local people enjoy numerous exciting events and fests. The Annual City Beer Festival, the Day of...
The time constrained tourists may be recommended to make a city tram tour. Almost every tram route goes through the significant places and landmarks of the city. The tram trip will turn into exciting experience. The tram ticket should be bought directly from the tram driver, then the ticket should be clipped.
The main transport means in Lvov is taxi. Tourists first visiting the city are recommended to call for official taxi services as this will help to specify the pricing. Then one can call for private taxi services which will cost 30 to 50% less than official services charge. However the unaware tourists may be charged with higher rates.
One should undoubtedly visit one of the touristic centers. One of them is placed directly near the railway station. Tourists will be offered a vast choice of guides and city maps which will turn of great help for every tourist.
Local people are respectful towards city guests however they give preference to the native language. Tourists should learn several phrases in Ukrainian as it will show their respectful attitude towards local people and will set connections with them.
The shopping addicts will be stunned with pricing in local shopping centers and boutiques. The prices are lower than in other cities of the country. At the same time the quality of the goods is still rather high. Souvenirs and promotional gifts should better be bought on the markets meanwhile trendy outfits and elite perfumes should better be bought in upscale shopping centers.