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Why Visit Lviv, Ukraine

Located in western Ukraine, Lviv was ruled by many different empires and independent republics over the course of its seven centuries and is now one of the main cultural centers in the country.

Today it offers a collision of cultures that complement each other with their uniqueness and diversity, at the same time providing with numerous monuments of its vast historical heritage.

Start exploring it by visiting the Lviv History Museum, the Rynok 24, featuring exhibitions depicting its past and make your way later to discover the beautiful Ploshcha Rynok to see that Lviv was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site for a reason.

Situated in the very heart of the city, Ploshcha Rynok Square is one of the major stops on Lviv itinerary and a great place to stroll around and admire the authentic architecture. Take a quick coffee break or enjoy people watching at one of the most lively locations in the city.

Another significant point of interest on the Lviv tour is the unique Lychakiv Cemetery dating back to the 18th century.

After exploring the site, make sure to visit the Museum of Folk Architecture and Life within walking distance from the cemetery.

For some birds-eye views over the city, don't miss the chance to climb the tower at Ratusha or visit the High Castle on the Castle Hill.

Best Things to Do on a Lviv, Ukraine

  • Stroll the historic Ploshcha Rynok
  • Visit the High Castle
  • Stop by the Ratusha Tower
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Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of Ukraine as you traverse its two highlight cities: the mighty capital, Kiev, and the charming European Lviv. Get an insight of the country's history, see the local life, and enjoy traditional gastronomy.

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