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The best part of city sights is concentrated in the central district of the city. Rambling is the best way for tourists to explore the historic area of the city of Lvov. Tourists should better start sightseeing from the railway station. The ancient building with its delicate arch covering is of greatest majesty and beauty. The architectural landmark is better viewed from the platform. The way from the railway station to the city center takes only few minutes. The first city sight on the way will be the Kropivnitsky Square and the Church of St. Olha and Elizabeth.
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Being the best incarnation of the Neo-Gothic Architecture the church by its form resembles a traditional French construction. Another object of touristic interest is the St. Yura Cathedral being a scaled architectural complex built in the Rococo style. The church is the global scale landmark and is considered to be the most impressive building of the city. The religious building is located in the Ozarkevich street which is famous for its numerous historical constructions.
The Lvov Opera House will be of great interest not only for theater lovers but for admirers of ancient architecture. The Lvov Opera House is considered to be one of the best in Europe. In front of the Opera House a small court is equipped. The court features fountains and flower beds. The building of the Lvov City Hall should be undoubtedly included in the tour. One of the towers of historical building is now equipped with a spacious viewing platform which offers a precise scene of the city with its landmarks and monuments.
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Freedom Avenue (or Prospect Svobody) is a perfect place for hiking. The prospect hosts two significant monuments. One of them is dedicated to Taras Shevchenko, and another one is devoted to Adam Mitskevich. The scenic prospect will guide the city guests to the religious landmark the Lvov’s Latin Cathedral. Among other architectural landmarks the High Castle is worth of greatest attention. Its name totally explains the peculiarity of its look. Among the Medieval constructions the most noticeable are the Royal Armory and the powder tower. Nowadays the buildings of the Royal Armory are hosing the Armory Museum
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Lviv, Ukraine. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Lviv: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Lviv.