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How to spend top weekend in Lviv - ideas on extraordinary attractions and sites

Like to visit unusual places shrouded in legends and mysteries? Then in Lviv, go ahead and find the House of Legends (House legends) - a unique institution that is something between a restaurant, a museum, and a souvenir shop. This amazing place is located on Staroyevreyska street and occupies a remarkable old building with a bright facade. The entrance to the House of Legends is crowned by the figure of a huge dragon, from whose open mouth fire erupts several times a day. In the original museum restaurant, you can try popular national dishes, buy unique souvenirs, and unravel its secrets. There is only one thing tourists can't do in the House of Legends - take pictures.
Discovering the architecture of Lviv from bird's eye view! Lviv City Hall, Latin Cathedral, St. George Cathedral, Dormition Church, Arena Lviv, all those monuments are defining the image of Lviv … Open
Another great way to combine a tasting of national food with an educational tour is to visit Gasova Lampa Restaurant (Kerosene lamp ) on Armenian Street. Few people know that that a kerosene lamp was invented here in Lviv in 1853. This amazing theme restaurant was opened in honor of the 155th anniversary of the landmark event. Kerosene lamps are the main decoration of the place, dozens of lamps of various periods are presented at the entrance. Restaurant visitors will have the opportunity not only to admire the priceless museum exhibits but also to watch amazing pyrotechnic shows.
All those with a sweet tooth must take a walk along Serbian street and find the Chocolate workshop there. This incredibly beautiful and cozy cafe specializes in chocolate desserts. Here you can try dozens of variations of this delicacy and get some gifts for friends. Wonderful sweets, cakes, and pastries are baked in the cafe. They can also make an artistic dessert to order - a great chance to do something nice for loved ones. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Lviv Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Church of Transfiguration, Bernardine Church and Monastery, Lviv Railway Station, as well as many others, they all become the world's cultural heritage objects and remain as iconic monuments for Lviv … Open
Keep exploring unusual places in Lviv and check out Hotel Restaurant Cabinet. All fans of non-standard accommodation are eager to stay in this place, but if you weren't lucky enough, you can entertain yourself by visiting the restaurant on the ground floor. Its outstanding feature is decoration in the style of an old aristocratic office with massive leather upholstered furniture. Shelves with beautiful books and antique jewelry are everywhere. The restaurant can be recommended even to the thriftiest tourists. Having ordered a cup of aromatic coffee, you can relax in a soft armchair, admire the refined interior or read an old book.
Church of St. John the Baptist Looking for completely unique entertainment? Go for a walk in the Lychakiv Cemetery (Cemeteries ). Such a tour would be of interest not only to representatives of some youth subcultures - the fact is that the ancient cemetery has long been one of the important historical attractions of the city. Many prominent figures of politics and art were buried here. The Lychakiv Cemetery is striking with its scale and amazing architectural decoration.

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Lvov is a magnificent place. This is one of the richest cities of Ukraine in terms of architecture and culture. Lvov is widely known in Europe. It is even called "pearl" of Eastern Europe … Open
Can't imagine a vacation without walking? Then be sure to take a walk along Lviv's narrowest street - Ruska Street (Russian street). On both sides of it, one can see priceless architectural monuments, as well as find many interesting shops and restaurants in olds houses. Be careful during the walk - a tram runs along the city's narrowest street, so pedestrians should move along two narrow stone-paved sidewalks.
The Church and Convent of the Benedictines

Visit an Aviation and Sports Club

If you are not afraid of heights you can visit the aviation and sports club during your vacation in Lviv. Its staff will organize extreme entertainment for you. This is a parachute jump. You don't need any special physical training. But you should definitely wear comfortable clothing with long sleeves and shoes with lacing. You will be taken to the aerodrome Tsuniv. It is located 25 kilometers from the city. You will be briefed there. You will board the plane after that. It will reach an altitude of 600 meters. You can jump out of it. You will be given a certificate and offered to buy a disk with a video recording of your jump after landing.
In Lviv, tourists with children just do not have to be bored. Many of them start the excursion program with a visit to the zoo “Limpopo”. This zoo has a collection of animals from all … Open
You will also be able to book a powered parachute flight at the club. It looks like a parachute equipped with a motor. You can enjoy the surroundings of Lviv from a great height during an air-trip on this vehicle. You will also take photos and videos. You will be able to land safely on the unprepared ground or a small area due to the low landing speed.

Feel Like an Aeronaut

You can take a balloon ride during your vacation in Lviv. You will be able to choose the route on your own. For example, a balloon will fly over the Carpathian Mountains, Lviv, or other cities in Ukraine. The total duration of the trip is 3 hours. You will have time to get acquainted with the team that organizes the balloon tour during this time. You will be taken to the starting point. You can see how the aerostat is set up. You can even take part in it. The briefing will be conducted for you after the preparation of the balloon is completed. You will be able to go on a flight after that. It will take place at an altitude of 1 kilometer from the ground. The flight will last 60 minutes. You will have time to get a lot of positive emotions, feel like a balloonist, and enjoy the breathtaking view. You can also use photo and video equipment. You will be treated to champagne and taken to your hotel after landing.
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

Combat Leisure

If you want to participate in the battle you will have a chance to choose a suitable "combat" leisure in Lviv. This can be paintball, laser tag, and airsoft. Paintball is a sports team game. You can go to the Kamikaze club to do it. The club is located at 10 Estestvennaya (Natural) Street. Its staff will select a place for you to "battle". This can be the forest of Dublyan, Bryukhovich, Vinnik, an abandoned building located in Lviv or in the suburbs, or a specially equipped playground. You will be taken there. You will be issued a weapon. It's loaded with paintballs. The game will start after that.
If you want to feel like a sniper, stormtrooper, Special Forces, or even a terrorist, you can do laser tag. You can take part in a laser battle in an open area. It will be organized by employees of the Sturmovik (Stormtrooper) club. You will be able to "hit" opponents with infrared light pulses. Special sensors will be attached to their clothing.
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
Another battle team game is waiting for you in the Gladiator club. This is airsoft. You can choose the appropriate "battle" scenario yourself. You will arrive at the site of the "battle" and use an exact copy of the weapons used in real military operations. You will also be given camouflage equipment and insignia to make the game more realistic and more difficult.
Lviv Opera House

Spend Time in the Lviv Quest Club “ExitGame”

Quest club "ExitGame" open in the shopping center Pivdennyi in Lviv. You can have an interesting time there. You and the other participants of the game will be "transported" to 1982. The actions will take place in a communal apartment where the young chemist lived. Puzzles and riddles will be waiting for you there. You will have to solve them in 1 hour to be near the underground laboratory. You will need logical thinking, attention, and the ability to work in a team.
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 … Open

Go-Kart Track and Roller Skating in the “Apex”

You can have active leisure in the sports and entertainment complex "Apex" in bad weather. It is open from 1 pm to 11 pm from Monday to Thursday. You can also visit it from 11 am to 11 pm from Friday to Sunday and on holidays. You can also go roller skating on a specially equipped platform in the "Apex". Its area is 680 square meters. You will also be able to have a good time on the go-kart track. You can go by car along the go-kart track. Its length is 360 meters. You can reach speeds of up to 50 kilometers per hour. If you set the best lap time you will be allowed to ride for free until someone else breaks your record.
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Survived castles around Lviv
♥   Castle 'Stare Selo Castle' , 20.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Zhovkva Castle' , 24.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Svirzh Castle' , 37 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Public palaces near Lviv
♥   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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