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Culture of Lviv. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

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.
Travelers wishing to try the dishes of Ukrainian cuisine in their genuine design and recipe should set off to the Veronika restaurant. This is a romantic and cozy inn featuring its own … Open
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. Copyright
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, … Open
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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Public palaces near Lviv
♥   Palace 'Potocki Palace' Lviv, 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Lubomirski Palace' Lviv, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palazzo Bandinelli' , 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Lviv and around
♥   Art museum 'Lviv National Art Gallery' Lviv, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Lviv
♥   Church of the Holy Trinity, Zhovkva (Жовква), 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit, Potelych (Потелич), 52.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cerkiew św. Paraskewy, Radruż, 57.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Drohobych (Дрогóбич), 64.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Ukraine

At the border of the Kirovograd region is sited the Strategic Missile Forces Museum. The museum consists of the formerly secret land and underground buildings of the Soviet era that had to do with nuclear weapons. Inside, everything is as it was in those tense times when the officers who were working here were ready to put the weapon into use at any moment. Visitors will be able to control the launch of missiles independently using equipment that simulates a military situation. There is a pharmacy of the 18th century in Lviv, which became a museum in the 1960s. The institution continues to operate simultaneously as a pharmacy and a museum. The large collection of the museum contains ancient medicines and devices, a rare herbarium and other interesting exhibits. You can also buy here “Iron Wine”, medicine with iron, useful for blood. … Open
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Culture guide to Lviv. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Lviv: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Lviv. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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