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From mystical legends to underground tunnels: a guide to Lviv

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From mystical legends to underground tunnels: a guide to Lviv

Lviv is one of the oldest cities in Ukraine. It is steeped in history and mysterious legends. Find out more about the places that will help you discover the true beauty of this city

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Lviv is a city with a long history and cultural heritage that preserves the spirit of bygone eras and will surprise every tourist with its unique architectural monuments, cultural events and traditional hospitable mood. In this article, we will tell you about a few places that are definitely worth visiting in Lviv.


For fans of mystical stories, we suggest taking advantage of the offer "Mysticism and Legends of Lviv. Individual tour". This is a tour that will introduce you to the secrets of the city, as well as castles, buildings, and places associated with various stories. During the tour, you will be told and shown that Lviv legends can impress no less than Lviv architecture. This tour will be filled with incredible stories - unusual tales from the life of the Galician capital.




Lviv's mysteries lurk not only on its surface, but also underground. Using the tour "Leopolis, or "between heaven and earth" you will be able to visit the largest Lviv dungeon. The tour also includes a walk through the "ground" part of the city, which will introduce tourists to the noisy Rynok Square, where everyone can imagine the noisy quarrels of Lviv merchants, executions of noble criminals and royal visits. In addition, as part of this trip, you will visit the 650-year-old Latin Chair with its miraculous icon.


Do not forget that Lviv is full of not only visual beauty, but also spiritual beauty. Today, there are about 100 active churches of various denominations in the city. As part of the tour "Temples of Lviv. Individual tour" you will have the honor to walk along the routes and visit such oldest churches as the Jesuit Church, St. Nicholas Church, Bernardine Church, Clarissa Church and the oldest Armenian church in Europe - the Armenian Church.




Are you a fan of ciphers, anagrams and conspiracies? We have a special offer for you - the quest "Angels and Demons: The LEOPOLIS Code". Having decided on this adventure, you will plunge into the world of symbols and hidden signs; conquer the 4 elements and find the mysterious 5th element; - see the eternal struggle of Angels and demons on the streets of Lviv and even in temples. And most importantly, you will discover something new and interesting.


Mysterious Lviv continues to amaze. We couldn't pass by and not offer a mega-interesting tour of "Lychakiv Cemetery". You will have a walk through the open-air museum, see valuable monuments of sculpture and architecture, and learn about the biographies of prominent people.


Lychakiv Cemetery is an unusual place, a park of sleep and memory. The cemetery was founded back in 1786, and today its area is 42 hectares. Christians of different denominations and nationalities are buried here. In total, there are about 350,000 burials - a real necropolis.




Finally, we also want to tell you about the secrets that await you in the "Dungeon of Lviv". As part of this tour, you will visit the dungeon of a Dominican monastery. You will be told where the palace of Prince Lev was located in the thirteenth century, why the rich and beautiful Halshka Ostrozka was hiding with Lviv monks, and you will also be able to learn more about the Dominican monks. Walking through the dungeons of the Galician capital, you will discover many mysteries and interesting facts, for example, why is there a large stone sarcophagus in one of the halls and for whom was it intended?


Even more interesting tours are collected on our Visit Ukraine website, and every traveler will be able to choose the most interesting route for themselves. Our branded merchandise will also help make your trip as comfortable and stylish as possible. Follow the link, choose a print and order (worldwide delivery).



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