Tours to Lviv
Tours to Lviv 2015
Tourists have always considered Lviv to be an exceptionally attractive city, on a par with Kyiv itself. The city Lviv is located in western Ukraine, near the Polish border, and was first mentioned in historical documents in 1256. It is known for certain that the first settlements appeared in this place in the 5th century. There are many buildings and structures dating back more than a few hundred years and a variety of different architectural styles can be seen, East and West meet here.
Orthodox churches peacefully coexist with the Catholic churches. Every time you come to the town you find something new and interesting that you’ve not seen before. For travelers to see Lviv and all the attractions of it in one day - is almost impossible, so everyone who visits this city will certainly return more than once. It is very difficult even to see all the sights of the city centre, a small area, because there are simply too many unusual and mysterious places to discover, historical monuments and echoes of the past. The historic centre of Lviv was even listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Many tourists visit Lviv not only for its monuments and its antiquity, they are attracted by the special atmosphere in the city throughout the year. There you can really relax for a while and forget about problems.
In the town numerous cafes, restaurants and bars can be found which always welcome visitors and will treat you to a cup of coffee or chocolate, offer tasty snacks and dishes and are sure to encourage you to visit this charming town again.
Around Lviv both bus and walking tours are conducted and this is a very good way to explore the city. However, if you do not wish to participate in any excursions, you'll be very happy even without a professional guide, after all, Lviv is the city of attractions.
Even the railway station is considered to be a place of great architectural interest. Therefore, if you arrive to Lviv by train, we advise you to take a look around. Be sure to visit the Jesuit church of St. Peter and Paul, see the St. George Cathedral and the Latin Cathedral. You should not miss out the Opera House, the Dominican Church and the High Castle. To mention all that is noteworthy regarding the differing architectural styles and the history of the structures is beyond the scope of one article. If you want to get better acquainted with the architecture of Lviv, make sure you equip yourself with a good guidebook!
Lviv - is a city which you should visit often, but, perhaps, for no longer than a week. Many of the tourists believe that the ideal is a three-day visit. And believe to me, having visited this place once, you will definitely want to return here.
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