Romance and legends of one of the oldest cities in Ukraine: what to see in Lviv
The western part of Ukraine is almost entirely steeped in history, beautiful nature and architecture. However, Lviv is the center of this area, where you can see everything at once. Find out what places to visit in the city of Lion
Lviv is rightfully considered one of the most beautiful Ukrainian cities. Here you can see a combination of rich history, cultural heritage and amazing architecture. This city is an ideal destination for foreigners who want to immerse themselves in a unique atmosphere and discover unexplored treasures. Here are the places in Lviv that will surely win your heart.
The City of Lion, as it is popularly called, is located in the western part of Ukraine near the Polish border. The area of this city is fascinating at first sight, as it is crossed by a ridge of hills of the Main European Watershed, which separates the rivers of the Baltic and Black Sea basins.
Lviv is considered to be a small city, but it offers entertainment for every taste. For example, for lovers of romantic walks and relaxation, we recommend taking advantage of the "Romantic Lviv. Individual tour". As part of this tour, you will have a 1.5-hour walking tour of the most romantic places in the city. Lviv has many places where you can dream or hear tender and sometimes dramatic love stories.
You can admire this city at any time of the day, but after sunset Lviv takes on a completely different color. For example. "Evening Lviv" looks special - illuminated streets, illuminated buildings and temples. In the evening, you just want to hear exciting love stories. While walking around the city in the evening, you can discover something completely different, new and mysterious.
Lviv is also known for its mysteries and beautiful architecture. There you can see many beautiful buildings, including golden-domed temples and elegant churches. On the tour "The Dungeons of the Jesuit Church" you will have a chance to taste the underground halls of the Garrison Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul. It was here that in 2016-2017 several new underground halls of the Jesuit Church were excavated and opened, which turned out to be filled with interesting exhibits.
As you know, throughout its history, Lviv has been ruled by various states and empires, so the heritage of this city is, frankly, impressive. For example, "Austrian Lviv. Individual tour" offers to explore the objects of Austrian times. During the tour, you will be able to see the center of Lviv formed by the Austrians, as well as other historical buildings and structures from the Austrian period, which lasted almost 150 years.
During this time, the architectural face of the city was radically changed. Most of the medieval defensive structures were dismantled, and new streets, houses, and squares were built.
To learn more about the Ukrainian city, we recommend taking advantage of the offer "Lviv Courtyards. Individual tour", which will allow you to visit a number of historical sites, including famous courtyards: The Italian Courtyard in the Korniakt Palace and the Armenian Courtyard Passage with the Column of St. Christopher. This walking tour will definitely make you get to know in detail almost every historical corner of this area.
Lviv is actually an unusual city because it has almost everything you need for a productive and interesting trip. The city is famous not only for its history and architecture, but also for its mysterious places. One of them is Lychakiv Cemetery, a place filled with everything at once: history, mysteries, architecture, and biography. The offer "Lychakiv Cemetery. Individual tour" will give you unforgettable emotions in a place that was founded back in 1786.
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